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Securing Our Knowledge: Navigating the Aftermath of the British Library Cyber Attack

By |2024-02-12T14:06:43+00:00 6 February, 2024|Business Continuity, News, Resilience|

In today's digital age, cybersecurity is no longer an option but a necessity. The cyber attack on one of the largest libraries in the world in October continues to have effects several months later. Incidents such as the one involving the British Library serve as sobering reminders of the far-reaching consequences that can arise from a single breach, highlighting the critical importance of proactive cybersecurity measures. Let's delve into a detailed timeline of events and explore the enduring impacts of cyber attacks. Timeline of Events: October 29, 2023: The British Library posts on X that they are struggling with "technical issues". October 31, 2023: Following the outage of the online catalogue of about 36 million books and up to 170 million items, the British Library is compromised due to a cyber incident of an undisclosed nature. November 16, 2023: The British Library officially confirms a devastating cyberattack as [...]

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A New Year in Resilience – 2024

By |2024-01-05T12:05:25+00:00 5 January, 2024|Business Continuity, Resilience|

As we step into 2024, businesses in the UK are facing a landscape that is rapidly evolving, shaped by both technological advancements and emerging challenges. This year, our goal is to assist organisations across various sectors in focusing on strengthening their resilience, particularly in areas of Business Continuity Management (BCM) and cyber resilience. The intertwining of these two domains is more pronounced than ever, as digital transformation continues to accelerate. Understanding the Interconnected Landscape: The onset of the digital age has brought about a paradigm shift in how businesses operate. With this shift, the need for robust BCM and cyber resilience strategies has become paramount. BCM ensures that businesses have the necessary processes and plans to maintain or quickly resume their critical functions in the face of disruptive events. Meanwhile, cyber resilience refers to an organisation's ability to continuously deliver the intended outcomes despite adverse cyber events. Best [...]

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Supply chain resilience and BCM

By |2023-10-19T12:58:56+01:00 7 July, 2023|Business Continuity, Resilience|

In today's global marketplace, the traditional linear view of supply chains as sequential processes is no longer sufficient. Modern supply chains are complex and interconnected, resembling intricate webs where disturbances in one area can have far-reaching consequences that ripple throughout the entire system. Events like the suez canal, the war in Ukraine, shortage of chips, even drought in some places and of course COVID-19, have exposed the ease with which disruptions occur and the limited understanding many organisations possess regarding their dependencies.   The complexity of supply chains Companies now face critical questions: How to manage this system of suppliers, which might on top of its complexity, might be fast changing with unkonwns at certain sections? How to continue to deliver a service and stay operational whilst a supplier experiences a disruption?   Moving beyond supply chain management Most companies view supply chain management as a separate discipline, standing [...]

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