First Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), Dr. H.A.K Wampah, has stated that even though business continuity and disaster recovery is a key corporate governance practice, most banks operating in the country lack the concept.
The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) held the 2nd BCI Continuity & Resilience Awards in India in association with KPMG.
The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) has made available the latest version of a detailed, international survey of current legislation, regulation and standards that exist nationally and internationally for Business Continuity Management.
The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) has published a new overview of the various business continuity guidance documents which are currently in place around the world.
Although still one of the of the world’s poorest and most underdeveloped countries, the economy in Mozambique is on a steep growth path. The potential in the region has spurred a building boom that is giving its business centres a modern look and feel. Continue reading Business continuity awareness soars in Mozambique
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “China’s Disaster Recovery Business Continuity Services Market Analysis and Forecast” report to their offering.
As emerging markets have taken center stage in the global economy, so too have the associated risks. Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) as well as Africa are seeing more growth while the US economy is lagging behind these emerging economies. Therefore, investors are eager to finance mega deals in these countries, assuming that the due diligence has been completed. This is not always the case.
ASIS International’s American National Standard for Organizational Resilience has been adopted as a national standard in the Netherlands. The ANSI/ASIS SPC.1-2009 American National Standard, “Organizational Resilience: Security, Preparedness and Continuity Management Systems–Requirements with Guidance for Use,” was published as a Dutch National Standard (NEN 7131) by the Netherlands Standardization Institute in January 2010. This follows the publication as a Danish National Standard (DS 3001) in September 2009 by Danish Standards.
Continue reading The Netherlands Adopts the ASIS International Organizational Resilience Standard
Four Philippines IT executives reveal some of the IT adjustments they did as a result of the recent calamities and share strategies in preparing for disasters, as well as the challenges that will be met along the way.
In line with increasing business demand, IBM has opened a new Business Continuity and Resiliency Services (BCRS) center in Izmir, Turkey, replacing the former facility, which has been in operation since 1995. The new facility features advanced data center capabilities and workplace-recovery technologies designed to help companies safeguard and recover critical information and ensure uninterrupted operations.
A fourth exercise to test the functioning of the EU’s Emergency and Crisis Coordination Arrangements in Brussels (CCA) was conducted successfully between 25 and 29 September 2009.