Introduction to Business Continuity Plan

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Business continuity is the important security strategic or organization is to be prepared for eventuality. A critical element in any security system is business continuity plan. Every management should have this security system as a contingency and backup plan. The objective of the business continuity is to restore the business to normal operations quickly as possible following attack. The plan is intended to ensure that critical business functions continue. Business Continuity Management (BCM) is a management process with the goal of detecting serious risks that endanger the survival of an organisation early and to implement safeguards against these risks. To ensure the operability, and therefore the survival, of a company or government agency, suitable preventive measures must be taken to increase the robustness and reliability of the business processes as well as to enable a quick and targeted reaction in case of an emergency or a crisis. Business continuity management consists of a planned and organised procedure for sustainably increasing the resilience of (time-)critical business processes of an organisation, reacting appropriately to events resulting in damages, and enabling the resumption of business activities as quickly as possible. Next, the goal of business continuity management is to ensure that important business processes are only interrupted temporarily or not interrupted at all, even in critical situations, and to ensure the economic existence of the organization even after incurring serious damage. A holistic approach is therefore critical in this regard. All aspects necessary for maintaining the continuity of the critical business processes when damage is incurred should be examined, not only the aspect of information technology resources. IT-service continuity management is a part of business continuity management.

Due to the increasing complexity of business processes and their rising dependency on information technology and external service providers, events such as fires, floods, or the loss of information technology, service providers, suppliers, or personnel can have a significant impact. Furthermore, the risk of pandemics, extreme weather conditions, and terrorism is also increasing and the business continuity is being applied to overcome the problem and maintain the business process management.

As we go further analysis on business continuity, we can know and determine the broad definition on business continuity and also discuss about the issues rise in the business continuity management and from that we can determine and detect whether it can bring the advantages or disadvantages to the management itself.

According to Wikipedia stated that business continuity management (BCM) a compilation of processes that identifies, and evaluates potential risks to an organization, development of organizations resilience by make sure critical objectives are met by ensuring availability of organizational resources. In the case of an adverse event which has negative consequences, BCM ensures an effective response to minimize losses, and to restore regular operations. Next, based on web “talking business continuity” business Continuity Management is a management process that identifies potential impacts that threaten an organization and provides a framework for building resilience and the capability for an effective response which safeguards the interests of its key stake holders, reputation, brand and value creating activities. Business Continuity Management (BCM) is defined above. This means BCM is therefore inclusive of disaster recovery, business recovery, crisis management, incident management, emergency management, product recall, contingency planning and just...
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