CHAPTER 8Business Continuity Plan Documents

DEVELOPING A BUSINESS continuity plan is a must in an organization’s overall efforts to prepare for, respond to, and continue or restore operations following a disaster. Because of an everchanging environment, constantly evolving technology, unforeseen circumstances, and other variables, a plan will not always be 100 percent successful as originally written. However, if it is comprehensive, well-written, and based on a sound planning process, a plan greatly increases the chance for successful response and recovery.

The Purpose of Business Continuity Plans

There is immeasurable value to be gained from the planning process, and a written plan is needed to capture and document the strategies and procedures ...

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