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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).

Organizations recognising the need for an emergency communications plan

Organizations recognising the need for an emergency communications plan

Press Releases   •   Dec 14, 2016 09:16 GMT

In our globally connected world, most organizations have staff that travel overseas, making it more important than ever for those organizations to have an effective emergency communications plan in place in order to contact geographically dispersed staff during a crisis.

Organizations lacking in workplace recovery options

Organizations lacking in workplace recovery options

Press Releases   •   Nov 14, 2016 00:01 GMT

A disconnect exists between business continuity professionals and end users when it comes to workplace recovery, according to a report published by the ​Business Continuity Institute and supported by ​Regus Workplace Recovery.

​Counting the cost of supply chain disruption

​Counting the cost of supply chain disruption

Press Releases   •   Nov 08, 2016 00:01 GMT

One in three organizations have experienced cumulative losses of over €1 million during the last year as a result of supply chain disruptions. That is according to a report published today by the ​Business Continuity Institute and supported by ​Zurich Insurance Group.

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Identity fraud reaches record levels

Identity fraud reaches record levels

News   •   Mar 15, 2017 10:21 GMT

Identity fraud has hit the highest levels ever recorded with 172,919 identity frauds recorded in 2016, more than in any other previous year. The study by ​Cifas showed that identity fraud now represents over half of all fraud recorded (53.3%), of which 88% was perpetrated online.

Natural disasters cost $520 billion in losses every year

Natural disasters cost $520 billion in losses every year

News   •   Mar 09, 2017 12:40 GMT

The impact of extreme natural disasters is equivalent to a global $520 billion loss in annual consumption, and forces some 26 million people into poverty each year, a new report from the World Bank and the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) reveals.

Ransomware puts businesses at risk of immeasurable loss

Ransomware puts businesses at risk of immeasurable loss

News   •   Mar 07, 2017 16:43 GMT

The effects of ransomware attacks on organizations can cause unquantifiable financial cost and immeasurable data loss. Yet, despite this, there is a lack of awareness when it comes to being prepared. A study conducted by Timico and Datto found that two-thirds of UK businesses have no official ransomware policy to guide employees on what to do in the event of an attack.

Widening gap between disaster risks and business preparedness

Widening gap between disaster risks and business preparedness

News   •   Mar 06, 2017 14:23 GMT

The majority (68%) of small business owners in the United States don't have a written disaster recovery plan, even though about half (49%) said it would take their business at least three months to recover from a natural disaster, according to research carried out by Nationwide.

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35% of users have weak passwords; the other 65% can be cracked

35% of users have weak passwords; the other 65% can be cracked

Blog posts   •   Mar 22, 2017 12:11 GMT

Password leaks from public breaches help us learn how people think, allow us to identify patterns and build dictionaries of passwords. As password cracking methods evolve, Upper characters, Lower characters, Special characters and Digits (ULSD) recommendations and password complexity mean less.

ISO 22301 and the business continuity octopus

ISO 22301 and the business continuity octopus

Blog posts   •   Mar 10, 2017 17:13 GMT

​Implementing a Business Continuity Management System which meets and exceeds ISO 22301 is a challenging, but important undertaking for an organization committed to ​business continuity. I have recently been leading a project for ​PlanB, where we helped a marketing/logistics firm achieve ISO 22301 (with one minor non-conformity!).

Broadening exposure and horizons

Broadening exposure and horizons

Blog posts   •   Mar 07, 2017 09:46 GMT

It has been just over two years since I was featured in the Business Continuity Institute’s ’20 in their 20s: The future of business continuity’ publication, so I thought it might be useful to look through what I wrote at the time, determine what is still relevant and understand what has changed.

Incident micromanagement - good or bad?

Incident micromanagement - good or bad?

Blog posts   •   Feb 24, 2017 14:50 GMT

Yesterday I attended the Scottish Continuity Resilient Scotland Conference at the RBS Headquarters in Edinburgh. The opening speaker was John Swinney MSP, Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills. He began by talking about the need for resilience in Scotland, as well as the risk from cyber attacks and how we must all do our bit to protect our organisations from threats.

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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

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.

Contacts 3 hits

Andrew Scott CBCI is the Senior Communications Manager at the Business Continuity Institute who... Show more

  • Executive Director
  • Strategic leadership of the BCI

  • Technical and Learning Manager
  • Training and Education
  • deborah.higgins@thebci.org
  • + 44 (0) 118 947 8215