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Cyber-attacks Hit Businesses Daily, But Resilience is Lacking

Cyber-attacks are becoming a run-of-the-mill occurrence: Nearly two-thirds (63%) of C-suite executives say that their companies experience significant cyber-attacks daily or weekly, according to a recent Accenture study of over 900 senior business personnel. But there is a disconnect between awareness and action. Only 25% of respondents said their organization always incorporates measures into the design of their company’s technology and operating models to make them more resilient…

 

Tokyo Electric executives to be charged over Fukushima nuclear disaster

Logos of Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), the operator of the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, are seen on company uniforms as employees listen to a video speech by company president Naomi Hirose after taking part in a moment of silence at 2:46 p.m. local time (0546 GMT) at TEPCO's headquarters in Tokyo March 11, 2015, to mark the fourth anniversary of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami that killed thousands. REUTERS/Yuya Shino

Logos of Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), the operator of the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, are seen on company uniforms as employees listen to a video speech by company president Naomi Hirose after taking part in a moment of silence at 2:46 p.m. local time (0546 GMT) at TEPCO’s headquarters in Tokyo March 11, 2015, to mark the fourth anniversary of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami that killed thousands. REUTERS/Yuya Shino

A Japanese civilian judiciary panel on Friday forced prosecutors to indict three former Tokyo Electric Power (9501.T) (Tepco) executives for failing to take measures to prevent the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. The decision is unlikely to lead to a conviction of the former executives, after prosecutors twice said they would not bring charges, but means they will be summoned to appear in court to give evidence. Tokyo prosecutors in January rejected the panel’s judgment that the three should be charged, citing insufficient evidence. But the 11 unidentified citizens on the panel forced the indictment after a second vote, which makes an indictment mandatory…

 

This Tech CEO Has 4 Power Steps For Entrepreneur Resilience

Developing true resilience is vital for female tech entrepreneurs, in order to overcome the many daily obstacles they face. Erika Trautman, co founder and chief executive of interactive video platform Rapt Media, knows the importance of resilience all too well – having developed her own business in a tough climate with female CEOs – and has shared with me four very reliable steps for success…

 

 

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