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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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Poor IT habits putting small businesses at risk

Poor IT habits putting small businesses at risk

News   •   Jun 23, 2017 10:18 BST

​One in ten small business owners and employees are regularly putting the security of their data at risk by sharing confidential files on personal devices, or sending documents to personal rather than work emails. This demonstrates a significant lapse in data security among the UK’s five million plus small businesses.

Cyber criminals exploiting human weakness to make their gains

Cyber criminals exploiting human weakness to make their gains

News   •   Jun 22, 2017 16:49 BST

Cyber attackers are relying more than ever on exploiting people instead of software flaws, as a study by ​Proofpoint has found that more than 90% of malicious email messages featuring nefarious URLs led users to credential phishing pages, and almost all (99%) email-based financial fraud attacks relied on human clicks rather than automated exploits to install malware.

Climate change will increase fire risk

Climate change will increase fire risk

News   •   Jun 22, 2017 09:32 BST

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction has claimed that climate change is greatly increasing the likelihood of devastating wildfires, such as the one that burned its way across Portugal last weekend but is now reported to be under control.

Cost of data breaches declining globally

Cost of data breaches declining globally

News   •   Jun 21, 2017 12:53 BST

The average cost of a data breach is $3.62 million globally, a 10% decrease from the 2016 results, according to IBM's latest Cost of Data Breach Study, conducted in collaboration with the Ponemon Institute. This is the first time since the global study was created that there has been an overall decrease in the cost. On average, these data breaches cost companies $141 per lost or stolen record.

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Another step closer to Brexit

Another step closer to Brexit

Blog posts   •   Jun 21, 2017 16:13 BST

​Almost a year to the day since the referendum took place that will ultimately lead to the United Kingdom exiting the European Union, the negotiations have finally begun on how this divorce will take place and what future relationship will exist between the two.

​Preparing for Brexit with ISO 22316

​Preparing for Brexit with ISO 22316

Blog posts   •   Jun 20, 2017 11:14 BST

As the UK prepares to exit the European Union, John Robinson considers whether the organisational resilience Standard can help companies manage the potential fall-out.

Self, self, self...

Self, self, self...

Blog posts   •   Jun 15, 2017 17:21 BST

Most people have lives, and responsibilities, outside of work. But it's much easier to simply ignore this important fact when creating our business continuity plans, than to worry too much about it. So that's precisely what many planners do. The trouble with this approach, however, is that whilst our plans might look okay on paper, they could well be doomed to failure from the outset.

Ensuring the safety of our staff

Ensuring the safety of our staff

Blog posts   •   Jun 14, 2017 10:30 BST

Overnight a fire raged through a 24-storey tower block in West London, completely destroying it, and claiming several lives. While this may have been a residential building, the speed with which the fire took hold is a clear warning that organizations must have plans to place to ensure the safety of their staff, as well as other stakeholders, should such an incident occur at work.

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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.

Contacts 2 hits

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

  • Executive Director
  • Strategic leadership of the BCI