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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.

​Cyber attack top business threat for second year running

​Cyber attack top business threat for second year running

Press Releases   •   Feb 08, 2016 09:19 GMT

Cyber attack is the top threat perceived by businesses, according to the fifth annual Horizon Scan report published today by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI), in association with BSI. Similarly, the threat of a data breach rises to second in the list, up one place from 2015.

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Organizations leaving sensitive files accessible to all employees

Organizations leaving sensitive files accessible to all employees

News   •   Apr 28, 2017 10:42 BST

​There is an alarming level of exposure for corporate and sensitive files across organizations, including an average of 20% of folders per organization open to every employee, according to a new study conducted by ​Varonis.

Cyber espionage and ransomware attacks are on the increase

Cyber espionage and ransomware attacks are on the increase

News   •   Apr 27, 2017 11:12 BST

Cyber espionage is now the most common type of attack seen in manufacturing, the public sector and education, warns Verizon's latest Data Breach Investigations Report. Much of this is due to the high proliferation of propriety research, prototypes and confidential personal data, which are hot-ticket items for cyber criminals.

Almost half of UK firms hit by cyber breach or attack in the past year

Almost half of UK firms hit by cyber breach or attack in the past year

News   •   Apr 19, 2017 16:22 BST

Businesses large and small are being urged to protect themselves against cyber crime after new Government statistics found nearly half of all UK businesses suffered a cyber breach or attack during the previous year.

Understanding the terminology of business continuity

Understanding the terminology of business continuity

News   •   Apr 13, 2017 17:11 BST

Ever wondered what different terms or acronyms relating to business continuity mean? The ​Business Continuity Institute is pleased to announce the creation of the joint BCI DRJ Glossary of Business Continuity Terms.

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An objective review...

An objective review...

Blog posts   •   Apr 24, 2017 09:51 BST

It’s important to keep our business continuity plans up to date. That almost goes without saying. But what, exactly, do we mean by keeping our plans up to date? Most organisations with a business continuity plan will assign someone to review it periodically - in particular, to check that the names and contact details of the various team members are kept up to date. Which is an important activity.

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!).

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.

​Shhhhhh... Don’t tell anyone the scenario

​Shhhhhh... Don’t tell anyone the scenario

Blog posts   •   Feb 09, 2017 14:59 GMT

Through working both as a consultant and as a full time organizational business continuity resource, a common theme of exercising keeps becoming apparent. Each year we hope to amaze and terrify our BC exercise participants with our well thought out, taxing and relevant BC exercise scenario by keeping it secret.

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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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BCAW poster - strong password

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