The Business Continuity Institute

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About us

The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) is the world’s leading institute for business continuity. Established in 1994, the BCI has established itself as the leading membership and certifying organization for Business Continuity professionals worldwide. More

Book your exam here

The BCI Shop is the place to book your BCI elearning and exams. You can also order publications and other training materials to help develop your professional skills. These can be purchased either in hard copy or to download. More

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The inaugural BCI Middle East Conference and Exhibition

BCAW 2014

Announcing the inaugural BCI Middle East Conference and Exhibition planned for 7th-8th May in Dubai. The Conference theme is 'Business Continuity: Building a Resilient Middle East' and will provide attendees with the tools, skills and knowledge to support professional development in Business Continuity and drive important and critical organizational change. Following a three stream structure, similar to the BCI World Conference, the programme will cater for the Business Continuity newcomer right through to the experienced BC Practitioner and is a ‘must attend’ event for anyone who has Business Continuity as part of their role and recognizes that Business Continuity is key to achieving organizational resilience. The Conference will be accompanied by an Exhibition which is the perfect opportunity to showcase products and services. The BCI Middle East Awards will be presented at the Gala Dinner on the evening of the 7th May. More information on how to book a delegate place or reserve exhibition space can be found here.

Read the BCI's 2014 Horizon Scan Report

The BCI' s annual Horizon Scan survey report shows yet again that it is IT-related threats that continue to provide the greatest concern for organizations, ranking above other threats such as natural disasters, security incidents and industrial disputes. More details here.

The BCI's latest E-Learning course

This online self-paced interactive learning experience has been designed for anyone who needs to understand what BC is all about and how essential it is in building resilience in an organization. The course is built on the core principles of the Business Continuity Management Lifecycle as described in the BCI’s Good Practice Guidelines 2013. More details here.

The GPG Lite now available as a free download

GPG Lite

The Good Practice Guidelines Edited Highlights are a high level overview of the full version of the Good Practice Guidelines. Known as the ‘GPG Lite’ this is a popular document for anyone interested in BC and the good practices shared by practitioners from around the world. The GPG Lite is free: download here.

BCI websites are safe from Heartbleed

Following notification of the Heartbleed web based security vulnerability, the servers for all BCI websites have been checked to ensure data integrity for users of our systems. None of the servers are at risk and BCI members can be assured that they can safely use SSL protected systems such as the Members site and the BCI shop.