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Addressing the gender pay-gap in business continuity

Addressing the gender pay-gap in business continuity

Press Releases   •   Jun 01, 2017 11:02 BST

The latest Salary Benchmarking Report published by the Business Continuity Institute has shown a clear gender pay-gap across multiple demographics within the business continuity industry. The report suggests that the profession, and arguably society as a whole, contains some major disadvantages that need to be addressed urgently.

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.

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.

Cyber attacks and data breaches remain top of the agenda for business continuity concerns

Cyber attacks and data breaches remain top of the agenda for business continuity concerns

Press Releases   •   Feb 21, 2017 00:01 GMT

Cyber attack is once again the top threat perceived by businesses, according to research published today by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) in association with BSI (British Standards Institution).

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Total eclipse could cost US employers $694 million

Total eclipse could cost US employers $694 million

News   •   Aug 21, 2017 09:12 BST

​For the first time since 1979, the United States will have a front row seat to a total solar eclipse stretching 70 miles wide and following a path from Oregon to South Carolina. While this is a hotly anticipated event that is generating plenty of excitement among prospective viewers, much to many employers’ dismay, it is taking place right in the middle of the Monday workday.

Hackers target retail industry as cyber attacks double in just one year

Hackers target retail industry as cyber attacks double in just one year

News   •   Aug 18, 2017 16:46 BST

The risk of a data breach is increasing in the retail industry as retailers accumulate more and more personal information on their customers as part of their ‘Big Data’ initiatives. As such, the number of retail businesses reporting data breaches to the Information Commissioner's Office has doubled in just one year, jumping from 19 in 2015/16 to 38 in 2016/17, says law firm, RPC.

Business Continuity Institute research to influence academic teaching at Cranfield University

Business Continuity Institute research to influence academic teaching at Cranfield University

News   •   Aug 16, 2017 09:13 BST

Such is the high calibre of the Business Continuity Institute’s research output, that its latest publication – the 2017 Cyber Resilience Report – is to be used as part of the teaching programme by Cranfield University, the UK’s only exclusively postgraduate university, and a global leader for education and transformational research in technology and management.

Malicious insiders considered the most damaging threat vector for organizations

Malicious insiders considered the most damaging threat vector for organizations

News   •   Aug 15, 2017 16:52 BST

The importance of managing internal threats to win at cyber security has been emphasised in a study by ​Haystax Technology and ​SANS which found that 40% of respondents to their survey rated malicious insiders (insiders who intentionally do harm) as the most damaging threat vector their companies faced.

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Controlling the Irish border after Brexit

Controlling the Irish border after Brexit

Blog posts   •   Aug 16, 2017 15:25 BST

When the United Kingdom exits the European Union, the four freedoms that currently exist will be no more. The free movement of goods, services, capital and people will probably be gone, and more restrictions will be placed on their movements across borders. The free movement of people is the primary reason that many people voted to leave the European Union in the first place.

Preparing for a storm

Preparing for a storm

Blog posts   •   Jul 25, 2017 12:48 BST

In 2014, the UK experienced what was described as extensive flooding, and while the BCI’s Central Office wasn’t directly impacted, or at least water didn’t access the building, it did prove to be disruptive in terms of staff getting to work. Several employees were forced to work from home for a few days as the roads they would normally have taken to get to work were under water.

Nature's power makes clear the need for business continuity

Nature's power makes clear the need for business continuity

Blog posts   •   Jul 19, 2017 16:53 BST

There’s no point in saying “it will never happen to me” as disruptions are always just around the corner, regardless of what sector or location you are in. This reality was brought home to us overnight as thunderstorms with strong winds and heavy rain swept across the south of England.

Business continuity – a manufacturing perspective

Business continuity – a manufacturing perspective

Blog posts   •   Jul 18, 2017 12:10 BST

Like all businesses, manufacturers need to identify their critical value adding business activities and processes, focus on keeping them operational or getting them back to full operational capacity in a set time frame, regardless of the issues. This will then maintain the product delivery to the end consumers.

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Business Continuity Awareness Week 2017

Business Continuity Awareness Week 2017

Events   •   Oct 27, 2016 16:34 BST

Business Continuity Awareness Week is an annual global event to demonstrate the value of business continuity and help people understand why they should apply it to their organisation. The theme for the week is cyber resilience so if you have any ideas on how to develop this theme then please email andrew.scott@thebci.org.

May 15 - May 19

Business Continuity Institute Africa Conference and Exhibition

Business Continuity Institute Africa Conference and Exhibition

Events   •   Apr 07, 2016 15:38 BST

Business continuity is as relevant or perhaps even more so on our continent, and we recognise that our challenges can in many cases be unique. This conference will bring together international and local thought leaders to share their ideas, and also enable innovative suppliers from all over the globe to exhibit their latest technologies and solutions to the challenges we face.

Sep 07 - Sep 08

Hilton Sandton 138 Rivonia Road Sandton 2196 South Africa

Business Continuity Institute Netherlands and Belgium Conference and Exhibition

Business Continuity Institute Netherlands and Belgium Conference and Exhibition

Events   •   Apr 07, 2016 15:36 BST

Expanding its conference series, the Business Continuity Institute this year launches the Netherlands and Belgium Conference and Exhibition. The one day programme will examine core business continuity issues using a combination of case studies, interactive sessions and plenary sessions, and bring together new and experienced professionals to share ideas and learn about the latest trends.

May 19, 08:30 - 17:00 BST

Alta Ripa II Engelstraat 6 B-2360 Oud – Turnhout Belgium

Business Continuity Institute Summit Australasia

Business Continuity Institute Summit Australasia

Events   •   Apr 07, 2016 15:27 BST

"From Practice to Profession .... " This year, the theme for the Business Continuity Institute Summit Australasia focuses on the individual, whilst hearing about real world wisdom and case studies. With a focus on the practitioner, the program includes a whole stream on the soft skills required to be a good business continuity professional in this challenging environment we operate in.

May 04 - May 05

Rydges World Square 389 Pitt Street Sydney New South Wales 2000 Australia

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Horizon Scan Poster

Horizon Scan Poster

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Cyber Resilience Research Report Infographic

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Horizon Scan Research Report Infographic

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Retail Resilience Research Report Infographic

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An introduction to David Thorp, the new Executive Director at the Business Continuity Institute

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Global Risk Forum Horizon Scan Presentation

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Discover the value of business continuity

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Horizon Scan 2016

Horizon Scan 2016

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Risk and Resilience Conference

Risk and Resilience Conference

Documents   •   Mar 11, 2014 16:37 GMT

BSI and the Continuity Forum bring you the Risk and Resilience Conference 2014 on the 3rd April in London. For organizations across the business and public sectors that wish to gain a better understanding of the latest risk practices, this event is intended to improve the effectiveness of their risk and resilience management. By using this booking form, BCI Members can claim a 50% discount.

Cyber Risk Guidance

Cyber Risk Guidance

Documents   •   Feb 11, 2014 12:35 GMT

We all enjoy the benefits of the digital age and the technology that make our lives just that little bit easier. These opportunities do come at a cost though, as they also expose users and organizations to a great deal of risk. The IRM have recently published their 'Cyber Risk: Resources for Practitioners' and have made the Executive Summary free to download.

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