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The inevitability of a cyber attack

Jan 26, 2015 13:45 GMT The Business Continuity Institute Research published by ISACA has shown that close to half (46%) of respondents to a global survey of IT professionals expect their organization to face a cyber attack in 2015 and 83% believe cyber attacks are one of the top three threats facing organizations today. Despite this, 86% say there is a global shortage of skilled cyber security professionals.

Sharing the plan with employees

Jan 23, 2015 14:11 GMT The Business Continuity Institute ​A new study titled ‘An inside look at disaster recovery planning’ has revealed just how little employees know about their organization’s planned response to a crisis. In a survey by HOB, 40% of respondents stated that their company either does not have systems in place to protect data in an emergency, or they are not aware of the existence of these procedures.

New consultancy assignment in Myanmar

Jan 23, 2015 10:04 GMT ÅF The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has engaged the services of ÅF as part of a project implementation consultancy assignment for the Power Distribution Improvement Project in Myanmar.

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10 steps to cyber security

Jan 21, 2015 14:55 GMT The Business Continuity Institute The United Kingdom’s GCHQ, in association with the Centre for the P​rotection of National Infrastructure, Cabinet O​ffice and Department for Business Innovation and Skills, have re-issued their ’10 Ste​ps to Cyber Security’ publication, offering updated guidance on the practical steps that organizations can take to improve the security of their networks and the information carried on them.

One third of IT professionals experience disaster recovery

Jan 19, 2015 16:25 GMT The Business Continuity Institute ​More than a third (34%) of IT professionals report their organization has suffered a major incident that has required them to implement disaster recovery procedures. In the event of a disaster or other incident occurring, 51% believe they are only ‘somewhat prepared’ to recover their IT and related assets.

ÅF launches international competition

Jan 19, 2015 13:16 GMT ÅF The United Nations has proclaimed 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL2015). ÅF participates with a competition, in which you can win a lighting makeover.

LAMILUX supplies architects, designers and engineers with BIM objects

Jan 16, 2015 13:40 GMT BIMobject® LAMILUX enhances its support for architects, designers and engineers: From now on, LAMILUX offers intelligent digital replicas of its real products – BIM objects. The advantage of those objects is that the 3D models can directly be integrated into different software programs during the early planning process of a building.

Digital Yacht Opens French Facility

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46% of SMBs haven’t considered a business continuity plan

Jan 15, 2015 09:54 GMT The Business Continuity Institute Less than twelve months ago the UK suffered severe flooding in many parts of the country and this can often prove costly. This situation could be further exacerbated within smaller organizations as a new study has shown that 46% of small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) haven’t considered a business continuity plan to carry on trading or mitigate losses.