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Disruptive cyber attacks a growing concern for UK organizations

Jul 02, 2014 15:54 BST The Business Continuity Institute Read, watch or listen to any news source these days and it won’t be long before you come across a story about another organization that has suffered the consequences of a cyber attack. Technology to prevent such attacks are becoming more and more sophisticated, but so are the attackers.

Parcelforce Worldwide launches Sunday delivery service

Jul 01, 2014 16:00 BST Neopost Royal Mail Group’s express parcels business Parcelforce Worldwide becomes the first national parcels carrier to deliver seven days a week. This Sunday delivery service provides extra flexibility for online shoppers and participating retailers.

Supply chain only as strong as its weakest link

Jul 01, 2014 14:30 BST The Business Continuity Institute As supply chains become increasingly more complex, the likelihood of disruption also increases. In recognition of this, the Business Continuity Institute has launched its annual Supply Chain Resilience Survey to find out what the issues are that business continuity professionals face when it comes to supply chain management.

Take Away in style at Lucien et la Cocotte

Jul 01, 2014 10:30 BST Torus Pak Europe N.V. The Torus Pak® system is used by restaurants to enhance the Take-Out experience. Among others, the award winning franchise restaurant Lucien et la Cocotte in Lyon, France. The owner Frédéric Marteau explains why he opted for Torus Pak®.

The Business Continuity Institute becomes part of a global resilience network

Jun 30, 2014 14:04 BST The Business Continuity Institute The Business Continuity Institute has recently signed up to become a part of the Future Cities and Community Resilience Network, an interdisciplinary collaboration of like minded academics and professionals that provides a forum for the advancement of knowledge in the core areas of future city resilience, urban supply chain management, smart city technologies and community engagement.

Breach on the beach: the danger of taking your smartphone on holiday

Jun 27, 2014 10:47 BST The Business Continuity Institute It's not uncommon for people to take their smartphone, tablet computer or even their laptop with them whenever they go on holiday, but are they putting their organizations at greater risk of a cyber attack by using unsecured wi-fi networks to check their emails or do other work? That is the conclusion according to new research carried out on behalf of Sourcefire.

Jun 26, 2014 16:00 BST Neopost Mail and fulfilment services are an obvious next step for print providers, and one that anyone can make with the help of Neopost.

New partnership between the Business Continuity Institute and the Association of Contingency Planners

Jun 26, 2014 09:30 BST The Business Continuity Institute The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) and the Association of Contingency Planners (ACP) are proud to announce a new strategic partnership that will further enhance the networking opportunities offered to business continuity professionals across North and Central America.

Lack of business continuity to cover unexpected staff departures

Jun 25, 2014 15:07 BST The Business Continuity Institute It is often said that the most important asset an organization can have is its staff, so it would seem logical for an organization to have a plan in place for when staff move on taking their skills and knowledge with them. According to a white paper by SEI and FP Transitions, less than half (45%) of advisors polled have a continuity plan in place in the event of an unexpected departure.

Ease planning and calculations with RC Beton’s BIM objects

Jun 25, 2014 14:00 BST BIMobject® Building blocks by RC Beton are now available on the BIMobject® Portal, the objects for Revit are free of charge and include several features to facilitate efficient planning, calculations and reduce wastage. The objects are available as complete systems and/or as individual blocks. Thicknesses and the amount of concrete steel and glue are included to produce accurate bills of material.