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BCI Information Security Report

BCI Information Security Report

Press Releases   •   Sep 20, 2017 09:07 BST

The BCI Information Security Report looks to benchmark how organizations handle sensitive data and how resilient they are when it comes to data protection.

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).

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.

​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.

Communicating in a crisis

Communicating in a crisis

Press Releases   •   Dec 01, 2015 12:00 GMT

A newly published report from the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) has demonstrated the need for organizations to invest in an emergency communications plan by revealing that nearly two thirds of respondents (62%) to a global survey had activated their plan during the previous year.

Driving blindfold into disaster

Driving blindfold into disaster

Press Releases   •   Nov 10, 2015 07:26 GMT

Nearly one in ten organizations are not aware of who their key suppliers are, leaving them open to severe disruption as they are unable to manage their supply chain effectively. That is according to a report published today by the Business Continuity Institute and supported by Zurich Insurance Group.

Improving resiliency in the retail sector

Improving resiliency in the retail sector

Press Releases   •   Nov 09, 2015 08:24 GMT

More than one in five retail organizations do not have a formal business continuity policy in place. That is according to report published today by the Business Continuity Institute and supported by the Retail Business Continuity Association.

​Stronger management commitment needed to ensure resilient organizations

​Stronger management commitment needed to ensure resilient organizations

Press Releases   •   Mar 24, 2015 11:01 GMT

A new report by the Business Continuity Institute, supported by certification body NQA, has shown that 6 out of 10 organizations adopt ISO 22301, the international standard for business continuity management. Organizations with strong top management commitment to standardising business continuity practice are four times more likely to adopt ISO 22301 than those who do not.

Don’t wait for an emergency to prepare an emergency communications plan

Don’t wait for an emergency to prepare an emergency communications plan

Press Releases   •   Nov 05, 2014 07:48 GMT

Business Continuity Institute research has revealed that while uptake is high when it comes to organizations having an emergency communications plans, two thirds of those organizations who do not have one would only consider adopting them in the event of a business affecting event.

Businesses facing high costs of supply chain disruption

Businesses facing high costs of supply chain disruption

Press Releases   •   Nov 05, 2014 07:08 GMT

Business Continuity Institute research has exposed the high costs that businesses are facing as a result of supply chain disruptions in this increasingly interconnected world. Nearly a quarter of businesses suffered from disruptions within the past year that cost in excess of €1 million, with many of these not having sufficient insurance to cover those losses.