Why Cyber Resilience Is Crucial for Business Continuity

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In today’s digital landscape, cyber threats are more sophisticated and damaging than ever before. Establishing a robust cyber resilience strategy before an attack occurs can significantly lessen the impact of any breach. The better prepared an organisation is during and after an incident, the more likely it is to avoid costly downtime that can threaten […]

Think Before You Link: Safeguarding Your Online Professional Network

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In the digital age, online social and professional networking sites, like LinkedIn, allow us to connect with others more seamlessly than ever before. However, this increased connectivity also exposes us to unforeseen risks that can compromise our personal information and professional reputation.  Identifying the Risks: Phishing Scams: Cybercriminals may pose as legitimate connections or companies […]

Mitigation of Terrorist Threats during Venue Ingress and Egress

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Crowds are especially vulnerable to terrorist attacks during events at popular venues, such as stadiums, concert halls, exhibition centres, theatres, nightclubs, shopping malls, theme parks, and festivals. The entry and exit points are particularly at risk due to the predictable timing and increased crowd density at these locations. Both ingress and egress phases present security […]

Retail Case Management vs Retail Crime Intelligence

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Case Management vs. Retail Crime Intelligence: Revolutionising Retail Asset Protection Retail Asset Protection (AP) and Loss Prevention (LP) teams can no longer rely on traditional case and incident management systems to combat highly organised retail crime (ORC) groups and prolific subjects brazenly stealing and reselling billions of pounds worth of merchandise. The impact of shoplifting […]

The Power of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in Business to Prevent Risks

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In the dynamic landscape of modern business, mitigating risks is paramount to ensuring operational efficiency and safeguarding assets. One of the most effective strategies to achieve this is the implementation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). At New World Norm, we leverage SOPs to streamline processes, enhance productivity, and minimise risks. Here’s why SOPs are a […]

The State of AI: Generative AI Adoption Starts to Generate Value

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In 2023, the world discovered the potential of generative AI (gen AI). In 2024, organisations are not just exploring this technology but actively leveraging it to derive significant business value. According to a recent survey, 65 percent of respondents report that their organisations are regularly using gen AI, nearly double the percentage from just ten […]

Building a Superpower: Creating Competitive Advantages for Your Company

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A distinctive capability can significantly enhance a company’s performance, setting it apart in competitive markets. But what does it take to build such a capability? This guide explores how companies can develop competitive advantages, using a proven approach called VECTOR: Vision, Employees, Culture, Technology, Organizational Structure, and Routines. What Does a Superpower Look Like? Think […]

Physical Penetration Testing: Ensuring the Security of Your Physical Assets

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In today’s digital age, it’s easy to overlook the importance of securing physical assets. While cybersecurity measures are crucial, physical security is equally essential in protecting sensitive information and valuable resources. This is where physical penetration testing comes into play. What is Physical Penetration Testing? Understanding Physical Penetration Testing Physical penetration testing, also known as […]

Safeguard Your Patients, Staff, and Reputation: Protecting Healthcare in the Digital Age

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Learn how to protect your healthcare organisation from ransomware and cyber threats. Discover strategies to safeguard patients, staff, and reputation in the digital age. Introduction Hospitals have become prime targets for ransomware attackers due to the high value of healthcare data and the devastating impact of system seizures. A recent study by the University of […]

Security and Public Safety: Where’s Your Blind Spot?

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Discover the blind spots in security and public safety within facilities management. Learn proactive strategies to manage operational risk, resilience, and public safety effectively. The Complexities of Facilities Management In the world of facilities and building management, managers are expected to be experts in both soft and hard services. However, experience shows that mastering all […]