We often discuss advanced techniques for improving and optimizing continuity of operations plans, but sometimes it helps to go back to the basics.
While government officials are often very focused on citizen disaster preparedness and recovery, businesses are left to fend for themselves.
Civil unrest isn’t a common crisis that businesses need to deal with, but in light of recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, it should be a situation that firms are aware of.
Business continuity planning has to use certain key strategies to ensure success – namely flexibility.
Business continuity planning needs are different for small businesses than larger enterprises, and making sure to meet these unique needs requires careful assessment of risk and recovery requirements.
Enterprises investing in business continuity planning have many considerations to make, but protecting customer data should be near the top of the list.
One step in achieving more efficient continuity of operations planning is to focus on scenario-based analysis, rather than broad recovery efforts.