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Coronavirus Australia

Novel Coronavirus: when should your crisis management team be activated

COVID-19 (novel coronavirus): when should your crisis management team be activated 31st January 2020 In light of the WHO declaring COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, RiskLogic’s Regional Manager – Simon Petie talks to what organisations can do to mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak. In summary: Work on […]

Integrating cyber risk into business continuity plans

Integrated Business Continuity Plans: Tackling Cyber Risk Head-on

24th January 2020 Cyber risk is one of the biggest concerns facing organisations today. The effects of a cyber attack or data breach can be felt throughout the entire organisation with far-reaching ramifications for customers and staff. This is no longer just an IT concern – it’s everybody’s business. “It’s critical that business continuity professionals […]

Crisis management in tourism

Crisis Management in Tourism – When Tragedy Strikes

22nd January 2020 – Contributors: Briony Morgan, Senior Manager and Jessica Petersen, Manager. The tourism industry has experienced exponential increase in global travel in recent decades, but with this comes new challenges. Organisations conducting travel, such as travel companies, schools or universities, are facing growing pressures to efficiently manage natural disasters or man-made catastrophes around […]

fatigue management in business continuity

Integrating Fatigue Management programs into Business Continuity

8th January 2020 The increase in 24 hour business operations and longer work shifts has highlighted the need for effective fatigue management strategies. Research has shown that fatigue can have significant impacts on a business including: Reduced productivity (through impaired performance, errors, etc.)   Increased accidents (15–20% of accidents in transport operations are related to […]

Bushfire haze a threat to business continuity

Bushfire haze an emerging threat to Business Continuity

16th December 2019 | Dr Rebecca Hoile, Senior Manager Australia is no stranger to bushfires, but November saw the worst series of bushfire events occur across multiple states, with many still burning. The impact of those directly affected individuals, communities and the environment has been enormous – with loss of life, hundreds of homes, livestock […]

Mining | Emergency Response

Safety blindspots: Decision-making in a mining incident response

20th November 2019 Mining companies in Australia are only too aware of the inherent risks in their industry – when something goes wrong, seconds count in often life-threatening scenarios. With rigorous safety systems and processes, companies also typically employ highly experienced emergency and incident response personnel who are well-rehearsed and trained to respond to a […]

Information Security Framework

APRA’s information security requirements: is your organisation prepared?

23rd October 2019 With one in 10 Australian businesses reporting an internet security incident breach1, effective management of increasingly prevalent and sophisticated attacks on information is critical. Australian regulators have also begun tightening data management, cyber resilience and information security requirements with APRA’s standard CPS 234. The new standard, which came into force on 1 […]