NFPA 1600 2016 edition development update
The draft minutes of a recent NFPA 1600 revision committee meeting have been published.
•Date: 12th November 2013 • US •Type: Article
BSI consults on new crisis management guidance standard
Feedback can be given about 'BS 11200 Crisis Management - Guidance and good practice' until 10th January 2014.
•Date: 1st November 2013 • UK/World •Type: Article
ISO 31000 guidance document now available from ISO
ISO/TR 31004:2013 ‘Risk management: Guidance for the implementation of ISO 31000.’
•Date: 23rd October 2013 • World •Type: Article
Deadline approaches for feedback on UK National Occupation Standards for Business Continuity
Skills CFA consultation closes on Friday 11th October 2013.
•Date: 9th October 2013 • UK •Type: Article
BSI seeks public comments on BS ISO 37500:2013 Guidance on outsourcing
New international standard includes detailed guidance on assessment and management of outsourcing risks.
•Date: 4th October 2013 • UK/World •Type: Article
Revised BS ISO/IEC 27001 and BS ISO/IEC 27002 standards now available
The 2013 revision of the international information security standards will enable businesses of all sizes and sectors to accommodate the rapid evolution and increased complexity of managing information and the continual challenge that cyber security poses.
•Date: 1st October 2013 • UK/World •Type: Article
New Australian Standard for the management of climate change risks
Standards Australia has completed work on the first Australian Standard dealing explicitly with the management of risks associated with climate change for communities and infrastructure.
•Date: 2nd July 2013 • Australia •Type: Article
ISO publishes product recall standard
‘ISO 10393:2013, Consumer product recall – Guidelines for suppliers’.
•Date: 17th April 2013 • World •Type: Article
New NFPA Authenticity Program protects standards users
Business continuity managers can now be assured that their NFPA 1600 copy is the real thing.
•Date: 5th April 2013 • US •Type: Article
Telefónica gains ISO 22301 certification for all UK operations
BSI has awarded Telefónica UK certification to ISO 22301.
•Date: 8th March 2013 • UK •Type: Article
Implementing ISO 22301
Avalution Consulting has released a new white paper, ‘Implementing ISO 22301: The Business Continuity Management System Standard.’
•Date: 5th March 2013 • US/World •Type: Article
Automating ISO 22301
COOP Systems has published a new white paper which discusses methods of automating aspects of ISO 22301:2102, the international business continuity management standard.
•Date: 9th Jan 2013 • World •Type: Article
New business continuity management standard launched in United Arab Emirates
The National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority has developed the first Arabic business continuity management standard.
•Date: 21st Dec 2012 • UAE •Type: Article
Resiliency metrics examined
ANSI Homeland Security Standards Panel releases workshop report on resiliency metrics.
•Date: 4th Dec 2012 • US •Type: Article
ISO 22313 close to publication
ISO 22313, the International business continuity management systems guidance standard, has entered the final pre-publication stage.
•Date: 4th Dec 2012 • World •Type: Article
The adoption of BCM standards and ISO 22301
The Business Continuity Institute has published part two of a survey into business continuity standards.
•Date: 13th Nov 2012 • World •Type: Article
ISO 22301 BCMS Implementation Toolkit launched
Aims to simplify the process and reduce the costs of implementing a business continuity management system in line with the international ISO 22301 standard.
•Date: 8th Nov 2012 • UK/World •Type: Article
BSI schedules ISO 22313 introduction event
Free to attend event will take place on Monday 3rd December 2012 in London.
•Date: 4th Oct 2012 • UK/World •Type: Article • Topic: Standards
‘Business Continuity Management Systems: Implementation and certification to ISO 22301’
A new BCM guide has been published by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.
•Date: 2nd Oct 2012 • UK/World •Type: Article
Canadian Standards Association seeking comments on draft business continuity standard
The draft of the 2012 update for the Canadian Standards Association Z1600 emergency and continuity management program standard is available for public review until October 1st, 2012.
•Date: 29th August 2012 • Canada •Type: Article
First ISO 22301 certificate issued
Spanish bank, Bankinter, has become the first organization to gain certification to the new ISO 22301 business continuity standard.
2013 edition of NFPA 1600 moves closer to publication
The results of the final ballot on the ‘report on comments’ have been published.
ASIS International receives ANSI approval for Physical Asset Protection standard
New standard provides a comprehensive management approach to identify, apply, and manage physical security measures in order to safeguard an organization's people, property, and information assets.
National Standards Authority of Ireland publishes new cloud computing standard
‘SWiFT 10: Adopting the Cloud – decision support for Cloud computing.’
Business continuity certification guidance published
Avalution Consulting has published a new white paper that provides useful business continuity certification guidance.
ASIS International releases Organizational Resilience Maturity Model ANSI Standard
Provides guidance for the implementation of the ANSI/ASIS SPC.1-2009 organizational resilience standard.
ISO 22301 gains final approval
TC223, the ISO Technical Committee that has been developing the ISO 22301 international business continuity management standard, has voted to approve the FDIS.
NFPA 1600 Technical Committee schedules Report on Comments meeting
The NFPA 1600 revision is currently in the Report on Comments stage, which closes on 2nd March 2012.
•Date: 18th January 2012 • US •Type: Article
Supply chain business continuity management guidance published by BSI
‘PD 25222:2011 Business continuity management. Guidance on supply chain continuity.’
New ISO standard provides incident response guidance
ISO has announced the availability of ISO 22320:2011; a tool that all types of organizations can use to improve their capabilities in handling incident response in any crisis.
BSI provides new standards briefing
Two new international standards for business continuity are expected to be published in 2012: find out what this means for you.
Beijing meeting agrees to move ISO 22301 forward
After some disagreements within the committee responsible for developing ISO 22301 (the international business continuity standard) a meeting in Beijing has cleared the way to move forward to Final Draft International Standard (FDIS).
New ISO/IEC technical report provides information security control guidelines
A new ISO/IEC technical report (TR) providing technical controls and compliance guidelines for auditors can improve the effectiveness of an organization’s information security system, says ISO.
BSI releases flood risk management standard
‘BS 8533:2011- Assessing and managing flood risk in development.’
ISO officially launches ISO/IEC 27035:2011
New standard entitled ‘Information technology – Security techniques – Information security incident management.’
•Date: 21st October 2011 • Region: World •Type: Article
More than a plan: establishing a disaster recovery program
Glen Bricker overviews ISO 27031 and ITIL IT Service Continuity Management and provides some pointers for choosing between these two ICT guidelines.
•Date: 18th October 2011 • Region: US/World •Type: Article
PAS 200 now available
New crisis management standard jointly launched by BSI and the UK Cabinet Office.
•Date: 30th September 2011 • Region: UK •Type: Article
APRA looks at business continuity in the Australian superannuation industry
APRA releases discussion paper on prudential standards for superannuation.
•Date: 28th September 2011 • Region: Australia •Type: Article
PAS 200:2011 to be launched on 29th September
New crisis management standard created by the UK Cabinet Office and the British Standards Institution.
•Date: 21st September 2011 • Region: UK/World •Type: Article
APRA releases latest business continuity guidance
From 1 July 2012 Australian financial firms will need to comply with a new prudential standard on business continuity management.
•Date: 15th September 2011 • Region: Australia •Type: Article
Singapore Deputy Prime Minister announces national business continuity logo scheme
When fully implemented in January 2012, BCM-certified businesses will be able to feature the new BCM logo alongside existing BCM certification marks as an easily recognisable symbol of their BCM-readiness.
•Date: 18th August 2011 • Region: Singapore •Type: Article
ISO 28002 Standard for Resilience in the Supply Chain approved by ISO
Based on the ANSI/ASIS Organizational Resilience Standard, ISO 28002 offers organizations a holistic approach to managing supply chain risks.
•Date: 15th August 2011 • Region: US/World •Type: Article
ANSI Homeland Security Standards Panel discusses small business preparedness
Helping US small businesses develop business continuity and disaster recovery plans formed the heart of discussions at a May 25 workshop of the ANSI Homeland Security Standards Panel.
•Date: 10th June 2011 • Region: US •Type: Article
New ASTM Standard provides general guidelines for the development of emergency operation centers
ASTM E2668 aimed at emergency managers and business continuity managers.
•Date: 27th April 2011 • Region: US •Type: Article
Are cloud computing standards essential for assuring availability?
Justin Pirie takes a look at the ongoing debate around cloud standards.
•Date: 5th April 2011 • Region: World •Type: Article
ANSI-HSSP workshop to explore preparedness challenges for small businesses
May 25, 2011: 'Achieving Preparedness through Standards Implementation: Challenges and Opportunities for Small Businesses.'
•Date: 31st March 2011 • Region: US •Type: Article
Closing the divide between business continuity management and IT disaster recovery
Ron Miller explains how the new ISO 27031 standard may help encourage a closure of the BCM - ITDR divide.
•Date: 25th March 2011 • Region: UK/World •Type: Article
BS ISO/IEC 27031:2011 now available
Replacement standard for BS 25777:2008 can now be purchased from BSI.
•Date: 18th March 2011 • Region: UK/World •Type: Article
Canadian CSA Z1600 business continuity standard review underway
Revised standard should be ready for publication in 2012.
•Date: 16th March 2011 • Region: Canada •Type: Article
New NIST publication offers advice on integrating information security risk planning into mission-critical functions
‘Managing Information Security Risk: Organization, Mission, and Information System View.’
•Date: 3rd March 2011 • Region: US/World •Type: Article