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What can graph theory tell us about resilient communities?

Graph theory is the study of mathematical structures used to connect up nodes or points, which are linked by arcs or lines, first proposed by 18th century Swiss mathematician Leonhard Euler. The concept of connectivity seeks the minimum number of nodes that need to be removed to disconnect the remaining nodes from each other. The connectivity of a graph is an important measure of the resilience of a network.

Flight delays ahead, plan now for your journey

The UK aviation industry has been having a torrid time of late. Two of our biggest carriers have both been undergoing a nightmare.

Crises Control features in Business Continuity Software Report 2017

Crises Control has featured once more in the new Continuity Insurance & Risk Magazine, Business Continuity Software Report 2017, a market leading analysis of the top 19 global suppliers of business continuity management software.

Crises Control exhibiting at Air Cargo Handling Conference 2017

Crises Control, the business continuity platform and quality assurance tool, is exhibiting at the Air Cargo Handling Conference 2017, to be held at the Corinthia Hotel, Budapest from 19-21 September.

Crises Control and ThreatSpike are finalists in Risk Management Awards 2017

I am delighted to announce that leading business disruption incident management tool, Crises Control, and cutting edge behavioural monitoring tool, ThreatSpike, have been jointly shortlisted for the prestigious CIR Risk Management Awards 2017, in the Cyber Security Product/Partnership of the Year.

Best practice #5 – Crisis communications that is fit for purpose

In the previous blogs in this series on best practice in BC planning, I looked at identifying and mitigating the risks to your corporate environment, scenario planning, creating incident plans and supply chain resilience. The next step in your BC planning should be to make sure that your crisis communications channels are fit for purpose.

UK SMEs lack awareness about risks posed by GDPR

New research suggests that owners and directors of SMEs based in the UK are less likely to identify risks that could impact their business than small company owners in Germany and France. And the lack of awareness is greatest over the risks posed to small businesses by the EU GDPR.

Tall buildings are vulnerable to safety threats, but technology can help provide the answer

Buildings and the safety of the people inside them are a growing cause of concern for our society. Buildings are getting taller and more complex and the range of risks to which they are exposed seem to be expanding. Flooding in downtown Manhattan, skyscraper fires in London and Dubai, terrorist attacks in numerous locations.

What keeps you awake at night? Data, generator and the regulator!

As the owner or director of a small business, what keeps you awake at night?

Crises Control nominated for Cloud DR and Continuity Product of the Year 2017

I am delighted to announce that Crises Control, the mass notification, multi-channel, business continuity platform and crisis response solution, has been shortlisted for Cloud DR and Continuity Product of the Year in the inaugural Computing Cloud Excellence Awards 2017.

Make sure you can relax on the beach this summer

Summer has arrived and with it the summer holidays. Kids are off school and the long summer stretches out in front of us. The beach, lake and mountains await and with them the opportunity to put down that laptop and ignore the e-mails whilst you sip a frozen cocktail in the swimming pool.

Crises Control launches integration with ThreatSpike in response to ransomware attacks

Leading business disruption incident management platform, Crises Control, has joined forces with cutting edge behavioural monitoring tool, ThreatSpike, to provide an end-to-end cyber attack alerting system, in response to the recent wave of ransomware attacks.

The Mother of all............... Parliaments

Oh good Lord! Who would believe it? It's almost beyond parody! Surely not! This cannot be true! The great and good in the land have been hacked!

Best practice #4 – How resilient is your supply chain?

In the previous blogs in this series on best practice in BC planning, I looked at identifying and mitigating the risks to your corporate environment, scenario planning and creating incident plans. The next step in your BC planning should be to consider your supply chain resilience.

Crises Control launches new emergency notification solution

In the wake of the continued terrorist attacks in London Bridge, Manchester, Brussels, Paris, and many other places, Crises Control has launched a new Emergency Notification Solution. This will address the needs of security and safety professionals who have a duty of care to their employees, students, customers and other visitors to their business location or campus.

Major incident readiness is a duty for public authorities and private business

London is waking up today to the news of yet another tragedy and disaster on our doorsteps. A 24 story block of flats in Notting Hill, West London has been gutted overnight by a massive blaze, and there are many people injured and unaccounted for. Fatalities have been confirmed by the London Fire Brigade.

Think the unthinkable, before it happens to you

On 7/7 2005 the first incident on the underground system, at Aldgate, was reported as a power surge. Within thirty minutes that report had been revised and it was acknowledged as the explosion of a bomb. Three other explosions followed in close succession.

Crises Control business continuity platform listed on G-Cloud 9 with partner UKCloud

Crises Control, the mass notification, multi-channel, business continuity platform and crisis response solution has just been listed on the latest government Digital Marketplace through the G-Cloud 9 framework, making it available to all public sector organisations. This means that public sector organisations can save time and cost on their procurement process by relying on the terms of use agreed under the framework.