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Over 75% of organisations face unnecessary disruption risks for critical applications

Many organisations don’t devote enough attention to mission-critical applications when creating disaster recovery plans. One of the biggest reasons is the ‘resiliency perception gap’, or the gap between executives’ perceptions of the effectiveness of their resiliency...
Posted On 18 Jun 2017
Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe QPM
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Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe set to deliver Keynote Speech at BCI World Conference 2017

In what will be one of his first speeches since departing his role as Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe QPM is set to deliver the Keynote Speech at the BCI World Conference 2017. The event takes place at the Novotel London West Hotel in...
Posted On 03 May 2017
Jack Zahran: president at Pinkerton
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Acquisition of Seccredo AB boosts Pinkerton’s business operations in Northern Europe

Pinkerton – the global provider of risk management services and solutions with offices in central London and Uxbridge and a blue chip client roster right across the UK – has boosted its operations in Northern Europe with the acquisition of security consulting services...
Posted On 20 Feb 2017
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PwC Report: “30% of CEOs predict more than one crisis to confront in next three years”

Businesses are being confronted with crises more often than might be expected and, with CEOs anticipating even more crisis events in the future, it’s no longer a matter of ‘If’ such events will hit, but rather ‘When’ they’re going to do so....
Posted On 13 Feb 2017
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Hiscox introduces Security Incident Response policy to meet changing risk landscape

Specialist global insurer Hiscox has announced the launch of a new Security Incident Response (SIR) policy specifically designed to address the changing risk landscape. SIR will enable organisations to fulfil their Duty of Care obligations to protect people, operations,...
Posted On 31 Jan 2017
Pinkerton president Jack Zahran
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Pinkerton boosts security consulting capacity with purchase of Poland-based IBBC Group

Pinkerton – the global provider of risk management services and solutions with offices in central London and Uxbridge and a blue chip client roster right across the UK – has boosted its security consulting and investigative operations in mainland Europe with the...
Posted On 21 Dec 2016
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Deloitte acquires Regester Larkin to double crisis management and strategic risk business

Business advisory firm Deloitte has announced the acquisition of crisis, issues and reputation management consultancy Regester Larkin. For more than two decades, Regester Larkin has worked with blue chip multinationals as they prepare for, respond to or recover from crises and as...
Posted On 13 Dec 2016
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Organisations “exposed to significant risk” due to lack of workplace recovery arrangements

A “disconnect” exists between business continuity professionals and end users when it comes to workplace recovery. That’s according to a report just published by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) and supported by Regus Workplace Recovery. The global study...
Posted On 15 Nov 2016
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Risk and crisis tool from Instinctif Partners assists Boards of Directors in measuring business resilience

CrisisOptic – a new risk and crisis tool developed by Instinctif Partners to ascertain a business’ ability to respond to a crisis – quantifies business resilience in ten key areas, from governance and risk management through to operational response. Using a carefully weighted...
Posted On 12 Oct 2016
Left to Right: Former SIA chairman Baroness Ruth Henig, Yasmeen Stratton of SSR Personnel and Professional Security's managing director Roy Cooper, who organises the annual Women in Security Awards
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SSR Personnel director Yasmeen Stratton wins prestigious Women in Security Award

Yasmeen Stratton, director of global security recruitment consultant SSR Personnel, has become the fifth recipient of the prestigious Women in Security Award for ‘Contribution to the Security Industry’. This year’s nominees also included Baroness Angela Harris...
Posted On 12 Oct 2016