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Founded in 1994 with the aim of promoting a more resilient world, the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) has established itself as the world’s leading Institute for business continuity and resilience. The BCI has become the membership and certifying organization of choice for business continuity and resilience professionals globally with over 8,000 members in more than 100 countries, working in an estimated 3,000 organizations in the private, public and third sectors.

The vast experience of the Institute’s broad membership and partner network is built into its world class education, continuing professional development and networking activities. Every year, more than 1,500 people choose BCI training, with options ranging from short awareness raising tools to a full academic qualification, available online and in a classroom. The Institute stands for excellence in the resilience profession and its globally recognised Certified grades provide assurance of technical and professional competency. The BCI offers a wide range of resources for professionals seeking to raise their organization’s level of resilience, and its extensive thought leadership and research programme helps drive the industry forward. With approximately 120 Partners worldwide, the BCI Partnership offers organizations the opportunity to work with the BCI in promoting best practice in business continuity and resilience.

The BCI welcomes everyone with an interest in building resilient organizations from newcomers, experienced professionals and organizations.


Press releases

Business Continuity Institute research to influence academic teaching at...

Such is the high calibre of the Business Continuity Institute’s research output, that its latest publication – the 2017 Cyber Resilience Report... read more

Press Release • 16.08.2017 • By The Business Continuity Institute

Stronger cyber resilience culture needed to combat the digital threat

With phishing and social engineering maintaining their position as the top driver of cyber disruptions, there is a need for a stronger cyber... read more

Press Release • 27.06.2017 • By The Business Continuity Institute

Business Continuity Can Be A Matter of Survival For Small Businesses

“Maybe you are busy looking for a way to recover your files, but do not waste your time. Nobody can recover your files without our decryption... read more

Press Release • 16.05.2017 • By The Business Continuity Institute

Setting the standard for business continuity and resilience across Europe

At an Awards Ceremony at the Principal Hotel in Edinburgh, Scotland last night, the Business Continuity Institute presented its annual European... read more

Press Release • 12.05.2017 • By The Business Continuity Institute

Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe to deliver keynote speech at the BCI World...

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... read more

Press Release • 02.05.2017 • By The Business Continuity Institute

Cyber attacks and data breaches remain top of the agenda for business...

Caversham, UK – 21st February 2017: Cyber attack is once again the top threat perceived by businesses, according to research published today... read more

Press Release • 21.02.2017 • By The Business Continuity Institute

Organizations recognising the need for an emergency communications plan

Organizations recognising the need for an emergency communications plan in order to initiate secure and reliable communications to... read more

Press Release • 14.12.2016 • By The Business Continuity Institute

Organizations lacking in workplace recovery options

Caversham, UK – 14th November 2016: A disconnect exists between business continuity professionals and end users when it comes to workplace... read more

Press Release • 14.11.2016 • By The Business Continuity Institute

Counting the cost of supply chain disruption

One in three organizations have experienced cumulative losses of over €1 million during the last year as a result of supply chain disruptions.... read more

Press Release • 08.11.2016 • By The Business Continuity Institute

Faster response times needed to combat cyber threat

Two thirds of respondents to a global survey by the Business Continuity Institute reported that they had experienced at least one cyber incident... read more

Press Release • 29.06.2016 • By The Business Continuity Institute

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