Three key considerations we took when developing ISO 22316

In early December 2015, I attended my second International Standards Organisation (ISO) Symposium as a member of the Security and Resilience Technical Committee.  Representing the interests of the BCI community...
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Four new ideas from BCI World

Sometimes the best journey is the one where you don’t stick to the straight and narrow. So rather than writing about the more traditional topics at the BCI World Conference...
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Six reasons ISO/TS 22317 is a step forward for Business Continuity

In mid-September, a new technical specification, ISO/TS 22317 Societal security — Business continuity management systems — Guidelines for Business Impact Analysis (BIA), was issued which is poised to significantly improve...
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The All Hazards Approach – Is it enough?

Way back, in the early days of Business Continuity (BC), we struggled to distance BC from Risk Management. One of the main battles was over Scenario Planning. We fought long...
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Five ways to proactively plan for an unforeseen disaster

Ask yourself – If a major operational disruption was to occur tomorrow, would you be able to respond and recover in a timely and efficient manner? For many organisations, the...
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Why testing and exercising are essential for an effective business continuity programme – Exercise Types

By Saul Midler Why did the BCI dumb down the Exercising construct in the Good Practice Guide (GPG)? I prefer the 2010 version of the GPG because its easier for...
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Three reasons why most organisations can’t get Business Continuity right

For many businesses, right-sizing their Business Continuity (BC) is near impossible to get right. Many organisations diligently allocate budget to BC, but most of the time these resources are under...
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What can you expect from Linus in 2015?

2014 has been a very eventful year in Business Continuity (BC) and Information Security and these two areas are rightfully seen as the top two priorities for CIOs, CISOs, and...
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Are you at the forefront of change in the BC industry?

Business Continuity is an ever-changing discipline, and it is crucial we think about the shape of the future before making decisions today. At Linus’ inaugural Chairman’s Breakfast, we were honoured...
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Saul Midler joins the elite group at BCI Fellowship level

The Linus team is very excited to announce that our very own Saul Midler has just attained Fellow level of membership within the Business Continuity Institute (FBCI), extolling him as one...
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