So you’ve been asked to formalize a business continuity program. Here are 9 tips from the experts.
Sometimes you pull the short straw.
That’s how one CSO felt when his former employer asked him to create a formal business continuity (BC) program for a few years ago.
“It’s hard, right?” says the CSO, who worked for a technology company at the time and asked to remain anonymous. “Any division could fall down, plants could fall down. Some divisions were good and some weren’t. The top brass cared about the 20 percent that made 80 percent of the money and making sure that would continue if something happened.”
Keep in mind that virtually every company approaches business continuity differently, so any one lesson may not apply to you. Still, it’s worthwhile to examine the common mistakes, erroneous mind-sets and instructive anecdotes of those who have already wrestled with formulating a business continuity program.
See How to start a business continuity program, by Lauren Gibbons Paul for CSO Security and Risk.
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