Recent North America news, articles and information

ISO releases guidelines for developing business continuity plans and procedures 03 June 2021
BC Management releases the 19th Edition BCM Compensation Report 27 May 2021
ISACA survey: only a third of US organizations say they are highly prepared for a ransomware attack 25 May 2021
NOAA predicts another active Atlantic hurricane season but not as severe as 2020 25 May 2021
FEMA releases guidance for disaster response and recovery in a pandemic environment 21 May 2021
What does it take for an organization to be truly resilient? 21 May 2021
Half of Canadian businesses have increased priority given to business continuity since the start of COVID-19 19 May 2021
DHS warns of possible uptick in domestic terrorism with easing of COVID-19-related restrictions 17 May 2021
Report reveals that two-thirds of CISOs feel unprepared to cope with a cyber attack 17 May 2021
The Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack: views from various cyber security experts 12 May 2021
Business Continuity Awareness Week 2021: 17th – 21st May 12 May 2021
Everbridge completes acquisition of xMatters 11 May 2021
BCI North America Next Practice Group issues report into the future of the business continuity profession 11 May 2021
‘The next great financial crisis could come from a cyber attack’ says DFS report 11 May 2021
Study finds strong interest in zero trust strategies for cyber security improvement 06 May 2021
9th Annual Event Impact Management Study finds increased executive involvement in incident management 05 May 2021
New survey report considers how useful business continuity and disaster recovery plans were for initial pandemic response 05 May 2021
Winners of the BCI Americas Awards 2021 announced 30 April 2021
Survey highlights growing requirements for insider risk management 30 April 2021
Legislation introduced in the US to help public and private sector organizations better respond to large scale cyber attacks 28 April 2021

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