Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Risk and Business Continuity Planning

The theme for Business Continuity Awareness Week (BCAW) 2013 (March 18—22) is “Business Continuity for the risks you can see and the ones you can’t.” As we’ve mentioned many times, risk awareness and risk management are key components of any business continuity (BC) plan; business continuity helps you address the visible and invisible risks. So, in honor of BCAW, this issue focuses on risk. 

BCAW will be here soon; get ready now. (Item #1) Every organization is at risk and a business continuity plan is a must. (Item #2) Risk assessments are critical to a viable business continuity plan. (Item #3)

What are your risk management priorities for the year? (Item #4) Can your BC plan answer these questions and others specific to you? (Item #5) Risk managers are essential to the process of business continuity planning. (Item #6)

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