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Why are Businesses still Taking Unnecessary Risks with Cybersecurity?

Why are Businesses still Taking Unnecessary Risks with Cybersecurity?

Barely a week passes without the announcement of a significant cybersecurity incident – WannaCry was the most recent in a worryingly long list. The diversity of those affected reinforces the fact that nearly every business is dependent on digital business capabilities to achieve their goals. Yet businesses continue to carry significant amounts of IT related commercial risk that is either misunderstood, poorly communicated, or worse still, unidentified…

 

Landslides, flooding kill 147 people in Bangladesh and northeast India

bangladesh landslide

At least 147 people have died in Bangladesh and neighbouring regions of northeast India after heavy rains triggered a series of landslides and extensive flooding, officials said. Photo: A man carries the carcass of a goat as rescuers search amid the mud after a landslide in Bandarban. (AP)

At least 147 people have died in Bangladesh and neighbouring regions of northeast India after heavy rains triggered a series of landslides and extensive flooding, officials said.

Densely populated Bangladesh is battered by storms, floods and landslides every rainy season.

The landslides hit three hilly districts in the south-east, killing 98 people in Rangamati, 32 in Chittagong and six in Bandarban, said Reaz Ahmed, head of the department of disaster management.

The death toll could rise further as rescuers search for bodies and many people are still missing, he said.

“Rescue operations are being hampered by bad weather…

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