The Otago Daily Times recent article highlighted the need for SME's to take Business Continuity Planning serious after a recent study highlighted the risks.
"A recent study of the longer-term impact of the Christchurch earthquakes on local business found they were unable to recover when they ceased trading for months, even though there was no physical damage to their business.
Businesses that had planned to handle a disaster event would significantly improve their chances of a successful recovery, she said.
In the US, nearly a quarter of SMEs closed after a heavy storm but preparing a business continuity or resilience plan was not often given the priority it deserved."
As very interesting article from Bitdefender in light of the Meltdown and Spectre hacks. It also gives a good explanation of "speculative execution"........read more
Cyberattacks....state-sponsored and criminal at the top of the list. Is your company prepared. Contact us for Cyber awareness training and advice......
See DRI International link to download full report.....https://drive.drii.org/2017/12/07/global-risk-and-resilience-report-top-10-risks-infographic/
We have always stressed to our clients that acknowledging a crisis is important in order to be able to manage the situation. Uber have found themselves in very hot water .....read more
Mesh Mobile Technology
An interesting article from ITP Techblog on mesh mobile technology that could prove valuable in a major disaster.
I've also attached a link to the actual Serval Project website and interestingly I see they are preparing for an exercise with the New Zealand Red Cross - read more......