Drought and the importance of business continuity

Like many European countries, Ireland is currently experiencing some of the warmest weather in recent history. Although many of us are enjoying the heatwave, it also brings with it serious problems. Parts of Ireland have experienced little to no rainfall over the past three weeks, and combined with exceptionally high temperatures, there has been a severe drop in the water levels in lakes and … [Read more...]

Unsure about implementing a BCMS? Here are a few things you should know

Business continuity is more important than ever. Security incidents are so widespread that it’s impossible to tackle them all, and sooner or later disaster will strike. When that time comes, you’ll need a system to mitigate the damage and ensure that mission-critical functions continue to operate. Although most organisations are starting to recognise the importance of such measures, some remain … [Read more...]

Frequently asked questions about business continuity

Business continuity is a hot topic due to a growing body of legislation and the increased risk of potentially devastating disruptions. However, the concept has been around for a long time, and practically every organisation would benefit from implementing a business continuity framework. This blog explains the fundamentals of business continuity and answers your questions. Q: What is business … [Read more...]

Upcoming webinar: Business Continuity Management: How to get started

Cyber attacks, natural disasters, power failures, industrial action and human error: these risks all have the potential to severely disrupt business operations and are often unpredictable. A growing body of legislation and the current cyber threat landscape has made organisations even more aware of the risks of cyber attacks, and the importance of being able to effectively respond to and recover … [Read more...]

The ‘Beast from the East’ – how did your organisation fare?

With bitterly cold weather and heavy snowfall causing widespread travel chaos across Ireland, the UK and mainland Europe last week, many organisations were forced to close their doors. The Irish government issued a red alert on Thursday and Friday and urged the public to remain indoors until Friday evening, meaning many companies had to close. As this was the second red alert in 12 months that … [Read more...]