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Global supply chains continue to face a range of security, social responsibility, and business continuity risks

Global supply chains continue to face a range of security, social responsibility, and business continuity risks

News   •   May 23, 2017 14:49 BST

In 2016 global supply chains continued to face a range of security, social responsibility, and business continuity risks, with many of these issues provoked by one another, according to BSI's Global Supply Chain Intelligence Report.

A definitive ranking of countries most resilient to the pressures of the 21st century

A definitive ranking of countries most resilient to the pressures of the 21st century

News   •   May 22, 2017 09:33 BST

Switzerland, Luxembourg and Sweden are the three countries most resilient to the pressures of the 21st century according to the 2017 FM Global Resilience Index, with Nepal, Venezuela and Haiti making up the bottom three on their list.

Cyber security in the WannaCry age

Cyber security in the WannaCry age

Blog posts   •   May 19, 2017 15:48 BST

One way to effectively build and maintain organizational resilience on an enterprise level is creating a cyber security program that repels and recovers from cyber attacks, following the Four Rs of Resilience: Robustness, Redundancy, Resourcefulness, and Rapidity. For our purposes with regards to WannaCry, let’s focus on just two factors: Robustness and Redundancy.

Most people are ill-equipped to deal with ransomware

Most people are ill-equipped to deal with ransomware

News   •   May 19, 2017 12:05 BST

Last week's ransomware attack, which affected 200,000 computer systems in 150 countries and crippled hospitals across the United Kingdom, is a frightening reminder of how much damage can be done by this type of malicious cyber attack. However, a new survey reveals that most people are ill equipped to deal with such an attack.

Building resilience by improving cyber security

Building resilience by improving cyber security

News   •   May 17, 2017 17:00 BST

In a new paper published by the Business Continuity Institute – Building resilience by improving cyber security – it is revealed that several activities which many of us perform out of habit could be making our organizations more vulnerable to the cyber threat, and identifies six simple steps that each of us can take to help improve security.

Cyber resilience is critical in the digital age

Cyber resilience is critical in the digital age

Blog posts   •   May 17, 2017 11:22 BST

As business enters the digital age, cyber resilience must become a regular agenda item for boards and excos. Nobody can identify and prepare for all the risks that threaten ICT systems, so it is essential that security and risk mitigation measures are part of a wider programme to ensure that the organisation can detect a cyber attack, respond appropriately and recover operational functionality.

We’re not going to say I told you so… but we did tell you

We’re not going to say I told you so… but we did tell you

Blog posts   •   May 16, 2017 10:25 BST

“Maybe you are busy looking for a way to recover your files but do not waste your time. Nobody can recover your files without our decryption service”. This is what users infected by the WannaCry virus read on their screens having accidentally let the malware in.

Business continuity is what will pull your business through during a cyber attack

Business continuity is what will pull your business through during a cyber attack

Press Releases   •   May 15, 2017 22:22 BST

Despite the Wanna Decryptor ransomware attack affecting a reported 200,000 systems across over 150 countries, and despite the tales of disaster we are reading about in the media, the encouraging news from many organizations is that their business continuity process is preventing a disruption from turning into a crisis.

NHS Trusts in England hit by ransomware attacks

NHS Trusts in England hit by ransomware attacks

Blog posts   •   May 12, 2017 17:36 BST

​NHS services across England have been hit by an IT failure caused by a significant cyber attack, with Trusts and hospitals in London, Blackburn, Nottingham, Cumbria and Hertfordshire all affected. Some GP surgeries have shut down their phone and IT systems while Accident and Emergency Departments have told people not to attend unless it is a real emergency.

Setting the standard for business continuity and resilience across Europe
Small businesses compromising on cyber security

Small businesses compromising on cyber security

News   •   May 11, 2017 19:46 BST

More than two-thirds (70%) of IT managers at small and medium sized enterprises say budget considerations have forced them to compromise on security features when purchasing endpoint security, according to a survey by ​VIPRE.

Insider and third-party access rank as top cyber threats
Social engineering is a top cause of cyber incidents

Social engineering is a top cause of cyber incidents

Blog posts   •   May 09, 2017 14:47 BST

Sonny Sehgal and Adam Blake, from Crises Control partners Transputec and ThreatSpike, will be talking about the social engineering threat in their webinar on ​cyber security and the insider threat during Business Continuity Awareness Week 2017 on Tuesday 16th May.

Managing the supply chain

Managing the supply chain

News   •   May 09, 2017 08:32 BST

Has your organization experienced a disruption to its supply chain? What were the causes and consequences of those disruptions? Help inform our next Supply Chain Resilience Report by taking a few minutes to complete the survey, and be in with a chance of winning a £100 Amazon gift card.

Organizations worldwide fear non-compliance with GDPR could put them out of business

Organizations worldwide fear non-compliance with GDPR could put them out of business

News   •   May 05, 2017 12:38 BST

The vast majority of organizations worldwide (86%) are concerned that a failure to adhere to the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) could have a major negative impact on their business, according to a study by Veritas Technol​ogies. Nearly 20% said they fear that non-compliance could put them out of business.

Lax cyber security as workers blindly open email attachments

Lax cyber security as workers blindly open email attachments

News   •   May 04, 2017 16:53 BST

​Lax approaches to popular threats such as email attachments, and inadequate threat-awareness, poor work-practices and out-of-date technology, are exposing organizations to hacking, ransomware and zero-day attacks, says a report published by ​Glasswall Solutions.

Sungard Availability Services to sponsor the BCI European Awards

Sungard Availability Services to sponsor the BCI European Awards

News   •   May 03, 2017 15:15 BST

Sungard Availability Services, one the of the world's leading providers of managed IT services, information availability consulting services, business continuity management software and disaster recovery services, are demonstrating their commitment to the industry by sponsoring the Business Continuity Institute's annual European Awards.

Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe to deliver keynote speech at the BCI World Conference

Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe to deliver keynote speech at the BCI World Conference

Press Releases   •   May 02, 2017 17:15 BST

​In what will be one of his first speeches since departing his role as the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe will be delivering the keynote speech at the ​BCI World Conference at the Novotel London West Hotel in November.

Organizations leaving sensitive files accessible to all employees

Organizations leaving sensitive files accessible to all employees

News   •   Apr 28, 2017 10:42 BST

​There is an alarming level of exposure for corporate and sensitive files across organizations, including an average of 20% of folders per organization open to every employee, according to a new study conducted by ​Varonis.

Cyber espionage and ransomware attacks are on the increase

Cyber espionage and ransomware attacks are on the increase

News   •   Apr 27, 2017 11:12 BST

Cyber espionage is now the most common type of attack seen in manufacturing, the public sector and education, warns Verizon's latest Data Breach Investigations Report. Much of this is due to the high proliferation of propriety research, prototypes and confidential personal data, which are hot-ticket items for cyber criminals.