Follow The Business Continuity Institute

Tags

business continuity 498 business continuity institute 137 bci 125 cyber security 87 BCAW2017 68 Horizon Scan 62 conference 60 BCI World 53 bci awards 49 business continuity planning 38 business continuity awareness week 31 resilience 28 exercise 27 supply chain 26 BCAW2016 26 bcaw2015 24 cyber attack 24 risk 23 return on investment 22 BSI 18 data breach 18 Brexit 17 Middle East 17 ransomware 15 research 15 small business 15 cyber resilience 13 disaster recovery 12 bcaw 2013 11 information security 10 working paper series 10 GDPR 9 social media 9 organizational resilience 9 risk management 9 PwC 8 IBM 8 climate change 8 Everbridge 8 natural disaster 8 insurance 7 emergency communications 7 20/20 7 ISO22301 7 good practice guidelines 7 Supply Chain Resilience 7 bcaw 2014 6 Ponemon Institute 6 conference 2013 6 flooding 6 cyber 6 cyber threat 6 reputation 6 bcaw 6 cpd 6 horizon scanning 6 crisis management 5 India 5 Think Tank 5 adverse weather 5 Australasia 5 Canada 5 weather 5 standards 5 training. 5 20 in their 20s 4 regulations 4 counting the cost 4 Sungard AS 4 disruption 4 executive forum 4 hall of fame 4 Christmas 4 Qatar 4 data protection 4 Regus 4 flashblog 4 terrorism 4 education month 4 bcm 4 security 4 bs 65000 4 FM Global 4 continuing professional development 4 CBCI 4 Zurich Insurance Group 4 DDoS 4 politics 4 retail 4 awareness 3 independence 3 ISACA 3 travel 3 BIA 3 Africa 3 testing 3 inspiring the future 3 Bucks New University 3 organisational resilience 3 industrial action 3 continuity shop 3 KPMG 3 salary 3 exercising 3 careers 3 c-suite toolkit 3 Allianz 3 earthquake 3 legislation 3 scotland 3 colleges 3 RBCA 3 SMBs 3 future 3 severe weather 3 IT outage 3 training 3 schools 3 steelhenge 3 referendum 3 guidelines 3 plan b consulting 3 dbci 2 aon benfield 2 c-suite engagement 2 virus 2 pandemic 2 crisis preparedness 2 Towergate 2 critical infrastructure 2 General Election 2 aon 2 European Union 2 europe 2 catastrophe 2 cyber risk 2 information 2 business continuity plan 2 Zurich 2 app 2 cebr 2 incident response 2 workshop 2 north america 2 Turkey 2 Deloitte 2 Sungard 2 xmatters 2 good practice 2 Clearview Continuity 2 WCDM 2 middle east awards 2 public sector 2 continuous professional development 2 Greece 2 Keeper Security 2 Ponemon 2 Sungard Availability Services 2 black swan 2 passwords 2 partner alliance 2 SME 2 black swans 2 heatwave 2 nqa 2 it disruption 2 australasian awards 2 bcp 2 World Economic Forum 2 netherlands 2 award ceremonies 2 cmi 2 bcm world conference and exhibition 2013 2 product recall 2 business continuity management 2 Business Impact Analysis 2 practice 2 ebola 2 belgium 2 skills shortage 2 board of directors 2 Databarracks 2 the bc eye 2 insider threat 2 twitter 2 workplace recovery 2 Awards 2 Evolve IP 2 crises control 2 continuity2 1 Datto 1 idc 1 psychology 1 Hamburg 1 conference 2014 1 disaster 1 swiss re 1 fotune 1 damage management 1 crisis guardian 1 smart device 1 risk managment 1 global membership council 1 Kensington 1 prof steve peters 1 EY 1 embedding bc 1 workforce planning 1 Singapore 1 coventry university 1 business continuity training 1 transputec 1 8x8 solutions 1 cyber crime 1 pearson 1 identity theft 1 diplomatic row 1 CIPS 1 Marsh 1 Proofpoint 1 sustainability 1 SentinelOne 1 webinar 1 learning from experience 1 android 1 global awards 2012 1 future cities and community resilience 1 bc strategy 1 european awards 1 prolexic 1 supply chain management 1 apec 1 hp 1 Datapac 1 milton keynes 1 mkbrf 1 typhoon haiyan 1 cybercrime 1 New Zealand 1 mobile working 1 houses of parliament 1 cv 1 business resilience forum 1 lessons 1 linus 1 career 1 digital 1 digital risk 1 Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center 1 Global Risks Report 1 Intel Security 1 recovery time objective 1 game show 1 Risk Barometer 1 lyndon bird 1 irm 1 gpg 1 recovery 1 bcm software 1 kaspersky 1 facilities 1 bcaw 2015 1 bcm world conference 1 ​ntt com security 1 case studies 1 harvey nash 1 commonwealth games 1 Disaster Recovery Information Exchange 1 malware 1 iso 27001 1 arbor networks 1 Timico 1 british standards institute 1 imt 1 human error 1 bci middle east awards 1 certification 1 2020 group 1 thought leadership 1 plan 1 regester larkin 1 information technology 1 cyber attacks 1 acp 1 consumer goods forum 1 DRIE 1 pgi cyber 1 flexible working 1 disaster resource guide 1 operational risk 1 internship 1 49ers 1 Munich RE 1 sucession planning 1 labour dispute 1 industral dispute 1 zika 1 acronyms 1 nfl 1 postal strike 1 in hindsight 1 c-suite 1 senior management 1 united states 1 Experian 1 mimecast 1 Cyber Resilience Report 1 strikes 1 natural catastrophe 1 hurricane 1 cmt 1 business continuity programme 1 Thales 1 fake news 1 hob 1 volunteer 1 federation of small businesses 1 non-profit 1 veritas 1 bci hall of fame 1 red cross 1 national crime agency 1 slavery 1 national sickie day 1 business case for bc 1 iphone 1 gartner 1 tsunami 1 baroness manningham-buller 1 manufacturing 1 business continuity awareness week 2013 1 drj spring world 1 unicef 1 verisk maplecroft 1 sony 1 megatrends 1 mentoring 1 careers centre 1 lorraine darke 1 emergency 1 design and implementation 1 china conference 1 validation 1 threat analysis 1 test 1 outsourcing 1 iso27001 1 jobs 1 emergency planning college 1 iso 22301 1 futurology 1 professional 1 recovery service 1 maths 1 gala dinner 1 non profit 1 incident management 1 organizational resiliece 1 keynote speech 1 bs65000 1 management 1 blogging 1 third party 1 scenario 1 trend 1 awards ceremony 1 it risk management 1 corporate culture 1 collaboration 1 outbreak 1 Palo Alto Networks 1 Pinsent Masons 1 keynote 1 institute of risk management 1 TalkTalk 1 Donald Trump 1 qualifications 1 physical security 1 UCL 1 reputational risk 1 manufacuring 1 Asia 1 cloud 1 smartphone 1 technical director 1 rpo 1 blue swan 1 local authority 1 hackers 1 cobalt 1 data privacy 1 audit 1 power failure 1 middle east bcm summit 1 crisis communications 1 wildfire 1 service failure 1 #testingtimes 1 rules 1 recruitment 1 Pinsent-Masons 1 strike 1 employees 1 webroot 1 network roi 1 fifa world cup 1 Alberta 1 competition 1 Parliament 1 charity 1 mtpd 1 outsourcers 1 desktop exercise 1 malaysia 1 mobile technology 1 afbci 1 fortune magazine 1 gchq 1 mi5 1 united kingdom 1 world conference on disaster management 1 carbonite 1 enterprise risk management 1 regulation 1 active shooter 1 zetta 1 business continuity awards 1 continuity capability 1 telecoms outage 1 nationwide direct 1 telecom disruption 1 confederation of british industry 1 it risk 1 contingency planning 1 Reckon 1 contingency plans 1 CFO 1 tube strike 1 Cranfield University 1 2013 threats 1 ATB Financial 1 linked in 1 gender pay gap 1 Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery 1 World Bank 1 Airmic 1 workspace recovery 1 working paper 1 General Data Protection Regulations 1 SMEs 1 cybr attack 1 south asia 1 response 1 civil unrest 1 damavo 1 DRJ 1 testing times 1 7/7 1 curtin & co 1 net neutrality 1 value 1 human illness 1 Sword Active Risk 1 preparedness planning 1 superbowl 1 social unrest 1 staff 1 cyber securuity 1 ravens 1 student 1 Direct Line for Business 1 EU referendum 1 world cup 1 Yahoo! 1 natural hazards 1 socail media 1 b2b international 1 ntt com security 1 philippines 1 debate 1 Maplecroft 1 picture 1 ContinuitySA 1 communications 1 glossary 1 collaborative working 1 Hurricane Matthew 1 thought leadership in business continuity 1 paddington bear 1 imagery 1 business resilience 1 business disruption 1 G20 1 membership 1 rto 1 graduation 1 salary benchmarking survey 1 corporate research forum 1 fire 1 phoenix 1 Show all tags

Tag / cyber attack

More cyber security training needed for employees

More cyber security training needed for employees

News   •   Jul 08, 2016 10:33 BST

You wouldn't invest in security for your home and then leave the key to the front door under the welcome mat and the alarm code written on a post-it note next to the control panel. Yet this is effectively how some people treat their IT security. More than half of UK office workers say their employers have provided no cyber security awareness training leaving organizations vulnerable.

​Small businesses unfairly carrying the cost of cyber crime

​Small businesses unfairly carrying the cost of cyber crime

News   •   Jun 17, 2016 17:13 BST

Small businesses are unfairly carrying the cost of cyber crime in an increasingly vulnerable digital economy, according to a new report by the Federation of Small Businesses, with firms collectively attacked seven million times per year, costing the UK economy an estimated £5.26 billion.

Small businesses leaving themselves vulnerable to cyber crime

Small businesses leaving themselves vulnerable to cyber crime

News   •   Jun 16, 2016 11:11 BST

Small businesses are leaving themselves open to potential threats with only 20% considering cyber security as a top business priority. This is according to new research by Barclaycard, which also found that 10% had never invested in improving the security of their website, putting them at risk from cyber crime.

Britain’s businesses urged to better protect themselves from cyber criminals

Britain’s businesses urged to better protect themselves from cyber criminals

News   •   May 13, 2016 08:41 BST

Britain’s businesses are being urged to better protect themselves from cyber criminals after research by the UK government into cyber security found two thirds of large businesses experienced a cyber breach or attack in the past year.

Ransomware attacks continue on US hospitals

Ransomware attacks continue on US hospitals

Blog posts   •   Apr 14, 2016 09:30 BST

The 30th March was both World Back-up Day and the third day of the (suspected) largest-yet hospital ransomware attack in the United States. At the time of this writing, ten hospitals in and around Washington DC, serving hundreds of thousands of patients, are still struggling to recover after suffering an apparent ransomware attack on Monday.

Don't be held to ransom

Don't be held to ransom

News   •   Mar 18, 2016 10:56 GMT

​The threat of ransomware is rapidly growing with 43% of IT consultants in a survey by ​Intermedia reporting they have had customers fall victim to an attack. 48% saw an increase in ransomware related support inquiries and 59% of respondents expect the number of attacks to increase this year.

Digital business requires digital business continuity

Digital business requires digital business continuity

News   •   Mar 03, 2016 15:17 GMT

In the latest edition of the Business Continuity Institute's Working Paper Series, Rudy Muls MBCI draws from his extensive experience to relate cyber resilience to its implications on business continuity practice. He further demonstrates possible opportunities for business continuity professionals to collaborate with their information security counterparts.

​Hospital ransomware highlights the need for integrated cyber, contingency planning

​Hospital ransomware highlights the need for integrated cyber, contingency planning

Blog posts   •   Feb 24, 2016 17:17 GMT

According to media reports, Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles paid a $17,000 ransom to a hacker in order to unlock email and electronic health records that had been encrypted by malware. While the Hospital affirms that patient health was never in jeopardy, the staff’s ability to share the results of X-rays, CT scans, and other medical tests was impacted.

The increasing likelihood of a data breach

The increasing likelihood of a data breach

News   •   Feb 11, 2016 17:01 GMT

How likely are you to suffer an unwanted intrusion within your IT systems? The majority of business decision makers admit their organization will suffer an information security breach, and that the cost of recovery could start from around $1 million. This is according to a new report by NTT Com Security.

​Flipping the economics of attacks

​Flipping the economics of attacks

News   •   Feb 02, 2016 16:18 GMT

The costs of a cyber attack may not be as high as first thought, according to new study by the Ponemon Institute carried out on behalf of Palo Alto Networks which found that the average hacker makes only $15,000 on average per attack and generates an income of less than $29,000 per year, a quarter of what a cyber security professional could make during the same period.

Small to medium sized businesses not prepared for a cyber attack

Small to medium sized businesses not prepared for a cyber attack

News   •   Dec 10, 2015 16:38 GMT

Small to medium sized businesses play a pivotal role in helping drive the economies of all the countries polled, but past experiences have taught them they face an uphill battle when it comes to cyber security,

​Business continuity and cyber security: two sides of the same coin

​Business continuity and cyber security: two sides of the same coin

Blog posts   •   May 18, 2015 15:38 BST

The increasingly connected world magnifies the impact of every outage or event. Costs associated with cyber attacks and data breaches are rising. We all know that data breaches and cyber attacks can cause a material disruption to business processes. The impact of lost data or unplanned downtime can be catastrophic, resulting in lost revenue, reputation and competitive position.

The role of insurance in managing and mitigating the risk

The role of insurance in managing and mitigating the risk

News   •   Mar 25, 2015 15:23 GMT

With 81% of large UK businesses and 60% of small companies suffering a cyber security breach in the last year, a new report published by the ​UK Govern​ment and Marsh entitled UK Cyber Security: The Role of Insurance in Managing and Mitigating the Risk has highlighted the exposure of firms to cyber attacks among their suppliers.

CIOs worried about cyber attacks

CIOs worried about cyber attacks

News   •   Feb 25, 2015 16:29 GMT

​What worries chief information officers (CIOs) and IT professionals the most? According to a recent survey commissioned by Sungard Availability Services, security, downtime and talent acquisition weigh heaviest on their minds.

Cyber attack the top threat according to business continuity professionals

Cyber attack the top threat according to business continuity professionals

News   •   Feb 17, 2015 12:03 GMT

​Cyber-attack is the top threat perceived by businesses, according to the fourth annual Horizon Scan report published today by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI), in association with BSI. Supply chain disruption is reported as the fastest rising threat, up 11 places since last year.

Cyber-attack seen as top business threat

Cyber-attack seen as top business threat

Press Releases   •   Feb 17, 2015 10:57 GMT

Report shows shock fall in business preparedness Failure to analyse trends creates dangerous blindspot for organizations

DDoS attacks proving costly for businesses

DDoS attacks proving costly for businesses

News   •   Feb 03, 2015 10:00 GMT

​According to a study conducted by ​Kaspersky Lab and ​B2B International, a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack on a company’s online resources might cause considerable losses – with average figures ranging from $52,000 to $444,000 depending on the size of the company.

The inevitability of a cyber attack

The inevitability of a cyber attack

News   •   Jan 26, 2015 13:45 GMT

Research published by ISACA has shown that close to half (46%) of respondents to a global survey of IT professionals expect their organization to face a cyber attack in 2015 and 83% believe cyber attacks are one of the top three threats facing organizations today. Despite this, 86% say there is a global shortage of skilled cyber security professionals.

Could Sony Pictures have been better prepared?

Could Sony Pictures have been better prepared?

Blog posts   •   Jan 16, 2015 14:19 GMT

No one ever thinks they will suffer a crisis, yet history is littered with examples of excellently run companies which have been brought down by poor crisis preparation. Last month, entertainment giant Sony Pictures found itself on the receiving end of a coordinated attack on its servers in what the FBI has concluded was the responsibility of North Korea.

48% increase in number of detected cyber security incidents

48% increase in number of detected cyber security incidents

News   •   Jan 13, 2015 14:10 GMT

It may not come as a surprise that cyber security incidents are on the rise. Open any newspaper today and you will no doubt come across yet another article highlighting some organization that has become the latest victim of a breach in online security.