By John Beattie, Sungard Availability Services: Many organizations think they’re prepared for a disaster since they invest good money on plans and capabilities. But are they prepared to recover when faced with compound disruptive events such as COVID-19 workplace restrictions, severe weather and a declarable IT disaster? Few among us have
After staging its annual Management Conference and New York events virtually in 2020 due to the Coronavirus, Continuity Insights is excited to return to a live, in-person event for 2021. The Continuity Insights 2021 Management Conference is scheduled for October 4-6 at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, MN. The level of enthusiasm
A recent Tessian study report finds the 96% of phishing attacks take place through email which puts everyone at risk. And COVID-19 has only increased the frequency of these targets as cybercriminals work overtime to steal your data, identity, finances, and more. The SoS Daily News has compiled an invaluable list
This insightful article from TechRepublic discusses the importance of cyber risk quantification, “prioritizing risks according to their potential for financial loss, thus allowing responsible people in a company to create budgets based on mitigation strategies that afford the best protection and return on investment.” Contributing writer Michael Kassner defines cyber risk
By Virtual Corporation: Most businesses today rely heavily on their IT systems to access and store vital data that is needed to complete daily tasks. Computers, servers, files, communication tools, and more help modern enterprises stay connected with their clients and customers and enable their teams to advance towards corporate goals.
The damage from ransomware attacks continues to escalate. New data from Cybersecurity Ventures predicts the global financial cost of ransomware in 2021 will reach $20 billion. Frequency of the attacks are expected to hit approximately every 11 seconds by year end. The SoS Daily News offers these quick tips – think
SAI Global has made its best-practice Pandemic Plan Template available for business continuity and risk managers to help prepare and respond to the pandemic, to protect employees’ health and safety, and to keep business operations running. This is a framework to ensure the safety of employees and the continuity of essential operations
AlertMedia, the world’s leading emergency communication provider, has announced the launch of its new threat intelligence division with faster, broader, and more relevant coverage about a wide range of global and local events. Staffed by a dedicated team of intelligence analysts providing human-verified alerts 24/7, the division has more than doubled