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Business Continuity Planning & Management Support

Management support is a major requirement for anything that has such far-reaching ramifications as business continuity planning. Disaster recovery, continuity development, and planning work best in a top-down approach, not a bottom-up approach. This means that management, not the staff, should be driving the project so it is critical that management understands what the real threats are to the organisation, … Continue reading

Step 1. Business Impact Analysis

A BIA is performed at the beginning of business continuity planning to identify the areas that would suffer the greatest financial or operational loss in the event of a disaster or disruption. It identifies the company’s critical systems needed for survival and estimates the outage time that can be tolerated by the company as a result of a disaster or … Continue reading