Elements of a BCP

BCPs are large, comprehensive documents. They include many elements and often cover many contingencies. A single format will not cover all requirements for all organizations. However, some guides suggest the inclusion of certain elements.

Business Continuity Versus Disaster Recovery

The terms business continuity (BC) and disaster recovery (DR) are not synonymous but rather two separate but related processes, even though some people confuse them and use the terms interchangeably. BC covers all functions of a business to ensure that the entire business can continue to operate in the event of a disruption and includes a BIA and DRP as attachments to the BCP. DR is largely a function of IT and includes the elements necessary ...

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