Follow The BCI

Tags

business continuity 508 business continuity institute 144 bci 127 cyber security 89 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 cyber attack 24 bcaw2015 24 risk 23 return on investment 22 BSI 18 data breach 18 Brexit 18 Middle East 17 disaster recovery 16 ransomware 15 research 15 small business 15 cyber resilience 13 bcaw 2013 11 natural disaster 11 information security 11 working paper series 10 climate change 9 social media 9 organizational resilience 9 risk management 9 GDPR 9 PwC 8 Everbridge 8 IBM 8 Supply Chain Resilience 7 ISO22301 7 flooding 7 insurance 7 20/20 7 emergency communications 7 good practice guidelines 7 cyber threat 6 cpd 6 Standards 6 Ponemon Institute 6 conference 2013 6 reputation 6 horizon scanning 6 bcaw 6 bcaw 2014 6 cyber 6 training. 5 preparedness 5 Canada 5 Australasia 5 crisis management 5 Think Tank 5 adverse weather 5 India 5 weather 5 Sungard AS 4 DDoS 4 education month 4 bcm 4 terrorism 4 continuing professional development 4 regulations 4 CBCI 4 Zurich Insurance Group 4 executive forum 4 20 in their 20s 4 counting the cost 4 flashblog 4 earthquake 4 retail 4 Regus 4 data protection 4 security 4 politics 4 FM Global 4 disruption 4 Qatar 4 Christmas 4 bs 65000 4 hall of fame 4 steelhenge 3 ISACA 3 Africa 3 training 3 continuity shop 3 testing 3 inspiring the future 3 travel 3 awareness 3 SMBs 3 colleges 3 referendum 3 critical infrastructure 3 RBCA 3 legislation 3 c-suite toolkit 3 careers 3 schools 3 severe weather 3 scotland 3 Awards 3 KPMG 3 industrial action 3 Bucks New University 3 future 3 IT outage 3 BIA 3 guidelines 3 plan b consulting 3 organisational resilience 3 independence 3 Allianz 3 exercising 3 salary 3 north america 2 Greece 2 the bc eye 2 collaboration 2 continuous professional development 2 dbci 2 Turkey 2 passwords 2 information 2 board of directors 2 c-suite engagement 2 Deloitte 2 Business Impact Analysis 2 it disruption 2 SME 2 recruitment 2 europe 2 belgium 2 heatwave 2 ebola 2 cmi 2 business continuity plan 2 working paper 2 response 2 product recall 2 bcm world conference and exhibition 2013 2 Keeper Security 2 Zurich 2 cyber risk 2 workplace recovery 2 Towergate 2 World Economic Forum 2 ISO 2 Sungard 2 Clearview Continuity 2 app 2 crisis preparedness 2 netherlands 2 bcp 2 WCDM 2 good practice 2 incident response 2 aon benfield 2 Evolve IP 2 twitter 2 Singapore 2 catastrophe 2 middle east awards 2 public sector 2 black swan 2 aon 2 practice 2 black swans 2 partner alliance 2 Ponemon 2 xmatters 2 workshop 2 European Union 2 pandemic 2 skills shortage 2 hurricane 2 Databarracks 2 insider threat 2 crises control 2 General Election 2 cebr 2 Sungard Availability Services 2 nqa 2 award ceremonies 2 business continuity management 2 virus 2 australasian awards 2 glossary 1 collaborative working 1 2013 threats 1 Hurricane Matthew 1 Cranfield University 1 thought leadership in business continuity 1 paddington bear 1 imagery 1 awards ceremony 1 business resilience 1 tube strike 1 drj spring world 1 CFO 1 business disruption 1 G20 1 membership 1 rto 1 graduation 1 salary benchmarking survey 1 contingency plans 1 welfare 1 Reckon 1 corporate research forum 1 fire 1 contingency planning 1 phoenix 1 cio 1 unicef 1 Internet of Things 1 it risk 1 verisk maplecroft 1 solar eclipse 1 new year resolutions 1 confederation of british industry 1 neustar 1 trend 1 world conference 1 kroll ontrack 1 succession planning 1 telecom disruption 1 sony 1 nationwide direct 1 megatrends 1 telecoms outage 1 maths 1 continuity capability 1 ibm resiliency services 1 Americas 1 #BCAW2016 1 Northern Ireland 1 lrqa 1 business continuity awards 1 internet outage 1 policy and programme management 1 cbi 1 glasgow 2014 1 chennai 1 Intermedia 1 Daisy 1 planning 1 mentoring 1 careers centre 1 notification 1 zetta 1 Center for Strategic and International Studies 1 education 1 exam 1 award 1 barclaycard 1 disease 1 networking 1 incentives 1 modern slavery act 1 peru 1 elaine tomlin 1 active shooter 1 human resources 1 funding 1 uk government 1 risk assessments 1 crisis response 1 lorraine darke 1 scenario 1 20/20 vision 1 bcm lifecycle 1 london 1 compliance 1 regulation 1 business excellence awards 1 mca 1 third party 1 enterprise risk management 1 continuity2 1 carbonite 1 Datto 1 idc 1 psychology 1 Hamburg 1 conference 2014 1 world conference on disaster management 1 disaster 1 united kingdom 1 swiss re 1 mi5 1 fotune 1 emergency 1 damage management 1 non profit 1 gchq 1 blogging 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 fortune magazine 1 design and implementation 1 coventry university 1 business continuity training 1 transputec 1 afbci 1 8x8 solutions 1 management 1 mobile technology 1 cyber crime 1 pearson 1 identity theft 1 diplomatic row 1 malaysia 1 desktop exercise 1 CIPS 1 china conference 1 validation 1 Marsh 1 Proofpoint 1 sustainability 1 it risk management 1 SentinelOne 1 webinar 1 outsourcers 1 learning from experience 1 android 1 global awards 2012 1 mtpd 1 charity 1 Parliament 1 competition 1 future cities and community resilience 1 Alberta 1 bc strategy 1 european awards 1 prolexic 1 fifa world cup 1 supply chain management 1 network roi 1 apec 1 hp 1 Datapac 1 milton keynes 1 webroot 1 mkbrf 1 employees 1 strike 1 typhoon haiyan 1 cybercrime 1 New Zealand 1 mobile working 1 bs65000 1 houses of parliament 1 Pinsent-Masons 1 cv 1 business resilience forum 1 lessons 1 linus 1 career 1 digital 1 threat analysis 1 digital risk 1 Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center 1 rules 1 Global Risks Report 1 Intel Security 1 recovery time objective 1 game show 1 Risk Barometer 1 #testingtimes 1 lyndon bird 1 telecommunications 1 irm 1 service failure 1 gpg 1 recovery 1 bcm software 1 kaspersky 1 wildfire 1 facilities 1 bcaw 2015 1 economy 1 bcm world conference 1 ​ntt com security 1 case studies 1 harvey nash 1 test 1 crisis communications 1 middle east bcm summit 1 power failure 1 commonwealth games 1 audit 1 Disaster Recovery Information Exchange 1 malware 1 iso 27001 1 corporate culture 1 arbor networks 1 Timico 1 outsourcing 1 british standards institute 1 imt 1 human error 1 data privacy 1 bci middle east awards 1 certification 1 2020 group 1 thought leadership 1 plan 1 regester larkin 1 information technology 1 iso27001 1 cyber attacks 1 jobs 1 cobalt 1 acp 1 consumer goods forum 1 DRIE 1 emergency services 1 hackers 1 pgi cyber 1 flexible working 1 disaster resource guide 1 local authority 1 operational risk 1 internship 1 49ers 1 Munich RE 1 sucession planning 1 blue swan 1 labour dispute 1 industral dispute 1 zika 1 acronyms 1 emergency planning college 1 nfl 1 iso 22301 1 recovery efforts 1 rpo 1 postal strike 1 in hindsight 1 c-suite 1 senior management 1 united states 1 corporate social responsibility 1 Experian 1 technical director 1 mimecast 1 Cyber Resilience Report 1 smartphone 1 keynote speech 1 cloud 1 smart cities 1 Asia 1 strikes 1 natural catastrophe 1 futurology 1 cmt 1 professional 1 business continuity programme 1 recovery service 1 Thales 1 fake news 1 manufacuring 1 reputational risk 1 organizational resiliece 1 UCL 1 physical security 1 hob 1 volunteer 1 federation of small businesses 1 qualifications 1 non-profit 1 veritas 1 incident management 1 bci hall of fame 1 red cross 1 national crime agency 1 slavery 1 Donald Trump 1 TalkTalk 1 institute of risk management 1 national sickie day 1 keynote 1 Show all tags

Tag / disaster recovery

What happens when telecommunications fail during a disaster?

What happens when telecommunications fail during a disaster?

News   •   Sep 22, 2017 09:00 BST

One of the problems being faced by those affected by Hurricane Maria in the Caribbean is a wide-scale loss of communications. During a crisis, what are the repercussions of limited communications?

Has exercising helped Mexico in the wake of a real-life disaster?

Has exercising helped Mexico in the wake of a real-life disaster?

News   •   Sep 20, 2017 11:28 BST

Mexico is waking up to widespread disruption and damage following a 7.1 magnitude earthquake. As this disaster becomes a reality with uncanny resemblance to their most recent exercise, how are local, state and federal authorities responding?

The importance of staff welfare during a disaster

The importance of staff welfare during a disaster

News   •   Sep 14, 2017 12:24 BST

Staff welfare is ensuring that your staff not only feel supported during a disruption, but that they understand their roles and responsibilities during a disaster. If employees and stakeholders aren’t supported and their needs not met, can an organization guarantee that they will respond proactively to a disaster?

 Hurricane Harvey 2017. Have lessons been learned?

Hurricane Harvey 2017. Have lessons been learned?

News   •   Aug 31, 2017 09:00 BST

​On Friday 25th August 2017, Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, in the USA. The natural disaster has brought record levels of rainfall causing widespread flooding. Could anything be done better at this stage of the crisis?

Confidence in disaster recovery plans falls for second consecutive year

Confidence in disaster recovery plans falls for second consecutive year

News   •   Aug 14, 2017 16:41 BST

Organizations are now less confident in their ability to recover from an incident, according to a new study conducted by Databarracks, which suggests that contributing factors include a lack of testing, budgetary constraints and the growing cyber threat landscape.

Over three quarters of organizations face unnecessary disruption risks for critical applications

Over three quarters of organizations face unnecessary disruption risks for critical applications

News   •   Jun 16, 2017 15:43 BST

Many organizations don’t devote enough attention to mission-critical applications when creating disaster recovery (DR) plans, and one of the biggest reasons is the 'resiliency perception gap', or the gap between executives’ perceptions of the effectiveness of their resiliency strategies and how successful these plans actually are at protecting against application outages or downtime.

​How to survive a ransomware attack

​How to survive a ransomware attack

Blog posts   •   Jun 06, 2017 09:10 BST

Recently, the National Crime Agency (NCA) and National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) launched its first joint report into ‘​The cyber threat to UK businesses’. Outlined are the key trends that are expected to be seen across the cyber security industry over the coming months. Ransomware was recognised as an escalating threat to UK businesses.

Significant disconnect between C-Suite and disaster recovery professionals

Significant disconnect between C-Suite and disaster recovery professionals

News   •   Nov 04, 2016 15:41 GMT

When it comes to assessing an organization’s ability to recover from a disaster, a significant disconnect exists between C-Suite executives and IT professionals. While nearly 7 in 10 CEOs, CFOs or COOs feel their organization is very prepared to recover from a disaster, according to a study by Evolve IP, less than half of IT pros (44.5%) are as confident.

Majority of SMBs report that IT downtime could result in catastrophic loss

Majority of SMBs report that IT downtime could result in catastrophic loss

News   •   Mar 24, 2016 16:09 GMT

Small and medium sized businesses are increasingly focused on disaster recovery readiness, with as many as 84% noting that several days of IT downtime would result in moderate to catastrophic costs and loss. To make sure they are covered in the event of a disaster, more than half (53%) rely on more than one DR method to 'hedge their bets' to ensure recoverability.

How will disaster recovery testing have to change in the era of cloud?

How will disaster recovery testing have to change in the era of cloud?

Blog posts   •   Apr 17, 2015 15:19 BST

​In the interconnected, digital age, the dynamics relating to IT disaster recovery testing are changing. Adoption of new technologies and the gradual introduction of new business models are having an impact on the way business continuity and IT disaster recovery managers are planning for and conducting rehearsals and tests.

Disaster recovery testing for SMEs: What you need to know

Disaster recovery testing for SMEs: What you need to know

Blog posts   •   Mar 02, 2015 12:38 GMT

​Testing is the biggest concern we hear around business continuity, and particularly IT disaster recovery. Lack of time is the most common reason given for the lack of DR testing in the UK. In fact, well over a third of the 400 IT professionals in our 2014 ​Data Health Check listed lack of time as the main reason they hadn’t tested their DR system in the last 12 months.

Dealing with the loss of data

Dealing with the loss of data

News   •   Feb 11, 2015 13:59 GMT

A new study from Kroll Ontrack has now shown just how common this is by revealing that over a 12 month period from 2013 to 2014, one in four (25%) UK workers interviewed as part of their research lost work data due to malfunction or corruption of technology.

Sharing the plan with employees

Sharing the plan with employees

News   •   Jan 23, 2015 14:11 GMT

​A new study titled ‘An inside look at disaster recovery planning’ has revealed just how little employees know about their organization’s planned response to a crisis. In a survey by HOB, 40% of respondents stated that their company either does not have systems in place to protect data in an emergency, or they are not aware of the existence of these procedures.

One third of IT professionals experience disaster recovery

One third of IT professionals experience disaster recovery

News   •   Jan 19, 2015 16:25 GMT

​More than a third (34%) of IT professionals report their organization has suffered a major incident that has required them to implement disaster recovery procedures. In the event of a disaster or other incident occurring, 51% believe they are only ‘somewhat prepared’ to recover their IT and related assets.

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.

Increased take up of IT Disaster Recovery

Increased take up of IT Disaster Recovery

News   •   May 19, 2014 11:03 BST

A survey by eHosting DataFort (eHDF) in partnership with the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) and Continuity and Resilience (CORE) has revealed an increased take up of IT Disaster Recovery in the Middle East over the last two years demonstrating that organizations are starting to take the threat more seriously.