Horizon Scan Report 2016

The BCI Horizon Scan Report, created in association with BSI, is an annual report that identifies threats to organizations worldwide.

It also measures the feelings of business continuity and resilience professionals by indicating their level of concern to different risks and threats.

The report complements in-house analysis and benchmarks horizon scanning activity among organizations across regions and industry sectors.

Data cited in this report was obtained from a survey which began on October 2015 and ran for eight weeks. 568 organizations from 74 countries participated in the study.

BCI Horizon Scan 2016

BSI BCI horizon scan 2016

Cyber-attack is the top threat perceived by businesses, according to the fifth annual Horizon Scan report published today by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI), in association with BSI. Similarly, the threat of a data breach rises to second in the list, up one place from 2015. Top 5 threats are: 

  • Cyber attack – 85% 
  • Data breach – 80%
  • Unplanned IT outages –77%
  • Interruption to utility supply – 57%
  • Act of terrorism – 55%