Planning for a pandemic: is your business prepared?
Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and related IT Disaster Recovery Planning (IT DRP) have become established, respected and important disciplines in business. However, many of the assumptions underlying BCP/DRP planning today will NOT hold in a pandemic, writes technology risk expert Dr Patrick McConnell DBA MSc BSc FBCS CITP CEng GAICD.
Join the front runners of FEDIP
While everyone has heard of the General Medical Council (GMC) and the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) you’d be forgiven for drawing a blank over FEDIP. However, writing from an application workshop at BCS London, Johanna Hamilton AMBCS believes that’s about to change.
Bring your whole self to work
The concept of only bringing your carefully curated ‘business self’, complete with suit and smile - no matter what may be going on in your personal life - is, frankly, outdated. More and more organisations are instead embracing the idea that employees are (brace yourselves) - people. Blair Melsom AMBCS looks at why employees should bring their ‘whole self’ to work.
Mind the CISOs
As is the case each quarter, the ITNOW commissioning editor informed me of the general theme of the issue - for Spring 2020, it was staying well - specifically promoting better mental health in the workplace, writes Ian Fish, Chair of the Information Security Specialist Group.
Cyber-vulnerabilities: swimming with our eyes open
A guide to money laundering
Blockchain: the facts and the fiction
A digital future with the British Red Cross
Cybersecurity in the space age