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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.

Cyber security is threatening our critical national infrastructure

This country has invested tens of millions of pounds in cyber security measures. We have a National Cyber Security Centre; Security Programme; Crime Unit; Security Strategy; Skills Centre; Security Academy; Security Alliance. Not to mention the activities of our various police forces and the National Crime Agency and, given the activities of Friday 12 May, GCHQ and the security agencies will have been working overtime.

BCI research confirms that social engineering is a top cause of cyber incidents

Research commissioned by Crises Control from the BCI for their annual cyber resilience report 2016 confirms much of what we already suspected about the changing nature of the cyber threat and the way that cyber criminals have found new ways past corporate perimeter security.

Crises Control shortlisted for innovation in the BCI European Awards 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 the prestigious BCI European Awards, in the Continuity and Resilience Innovation 2017 category.

Five ways in which you can cut down disruption to your business

More than 550,000 small businesses in the UK have been forced to halt trading due to a disruption in the last two years, according to 2016 research by small business insurer Direct Line for Business. The average cost of keeping a small business afloat while unable to trade for two weeks is estimated to be £8,775.

Crises Control launches innovative new modules and Business solution

Fresh from winning the title of Most Innovative BC Product of the Year 2016, Crises Control has confirmed its reputation as the leading innovator in the crisis notification and response field with the release of two innovative new modules on its platform and a new Business solution aimed at the SME market.

Crises Control parent company awarded ISO 27001 certification

We are very pleased and proud to announce that Transputec Ltd, the parent company of Crises Control, has been awarded its ISO 27001 certification, at the very first attempt. Crises Control recognises the importance that its customers attach to information security, which is why we have sought to implement the highest standards of data handling security, as identified by ISO 27001.

Crises Control shortlisted for Business Continuity Awards 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 the prestigious Business Continuity Awards 2017, in the Cloud Based Services Category.

We must be prepared at all times

The terrorist attack at the Palace of Westminster serves as a hideous reminder of the IRA aphorism that "You have to be lucky every day: we have to be lucky on one day". Fortunately, and predictably, the Palace of Westminster is one of the most secure establishments in the country. The fact that a policeman has been stabbed to death serves to emphasise the price that is demanded of those who protect us and our democracy. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family, friends and colleagues at this time.