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Florence flood 50 years on: ‘The world felt this city had to be saved’
The small attic apartment that Swietlan Kraczyna shared with his wife and baby daughter in Florence did not have heating, but it had a great view of the Arno river. It was nearly dawn 50 years ago on Friday, when the immense sound of water rushing through the three arches of the Ponte Santa Trinita made the artist, who usually worked at night, look out the window.
What followed – the great flood of Florence – would be remembered for decades as the worst natural disaster to lay siege to the city at the heart of the Renaissance. Dozens of lives were lost, great…
Why Cyber Resilience in the Age of Cyberattack Matters?
Cyber risk isn’t something new, but the stakes keep on growing every day. Industry analysts believe that an incident is no longer likely to be a single event, but a sustained and persistent campaign against enterprises or governments. Faster and cheaper digital technologies are delivering social and economic benefits to the people world over. We also know that the process of digitizing and connecting is not going to slow down anytime soon. This process is introducing a whole new category of risks from a variety of known and unknown sources. But security can never be foolproof and cyber vandals are always looking for new ways to penetrate our digital lives. In order to increase the benefits and minimize the harms in this digital landscape, business leaders and governments should consider cyber resilience as a strategic goal…
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