The following is an example of a fairly straightforward incident response plan:

In the event of a significant interruption to the company’s operations, this plan may be activated by the designated Activation Authority (or available deputy) shown below.

Business Continuity Plan Activation Authority
Activation Authority1st Deputy2nd Deputy NameNameName

In some circumstances, for example, in the case of threats against the company, business processes may not have been significantly interrupted; however, the Activation Authority may still decide to activate the business continuity plan (BCP), so that the initial response phase may be executed to ensure that all relevant actions are taken.

Upon activation of ...

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