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ISO 22361:2022 - Crisis Management Guidelines: a closer look

Hilary EstallIn November 2022 ISO released a new guidance standard, ISO 22361:2022, to provide a structured approach to crisis management. In this article Hilary Estall MBCI, IRCA BCMS Principal Auditor reviews ISO 22361 and picks out the key points.

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How effective are your business continuity and crisis response exercises?

Robin BucknallBusiness continuity and crisis response exercising is a surprisingly weak area in many organizations says Robin Bucknall MA MSc MBCI. Here he looks at why this is the case and how to improve in this area.

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How good is ChatGPT at answering questions about BC and resilience?

How good is ChatGPT at answering questions about business continuity and resilience?ChatGPT has never been far from the headlines over the past few months. At Continuity Central we thought it would be interesting to ask it some of the common questions we get asked about business continuity and resilience. See what you think of the answers…

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All our business continuity listings in date order

Configuration changes were the root cause of recent major outage says Facebook
Reassessing corporate safety practices for the new normal
Supply chain resilience: we need to learn lessons from the past
The BCI publishes its Crisis Management Report 2021: shows trends and developments in this area
New guidance document on commercial property flood resilience published
76 percent of IT teams admit security took a backseat to business continuity during the pandemic
BCI looking for volunteers to help update the business continuity Good Practice Guidelines
CIR Magazine has announced the winners of the Business Continuity Awards 2021
Survey finds that the majority of US companies are using a hybrid working model; but business continuity changes needed
US regulatory agencies encourage community banks to evaluate the operational resilience of fintech providers
The winners of the BCI Africa Awards 2021 announced
ISACA introduces new guidance for IT business continuity and disaster recovery auditing
Five tips for improving organizational resilience
Draft of new NFPA 1660 business continuity and emergency management standard available for review
IIROC provides details of its 2021 business continuity planning test for regulated organizations
Closing the gap between cyber security and business continuity management
Global study provides a snapshot of risk and compliance programs around the world
The winners of the BCI Middle East Awards 2021
The limitations of e-learning in business continuity and resilience training and how microsimulations can help
Assessment report looking at business continuity planning in financial market infrastructures published

Getting started with the business impact analysis

This resource explores what the business impact analysis (BIA) is, how to get started, and provides access to an easy to use BIA and Risk Assessment Worksheet to carry out your first business impact analysis or to improve existing BIAs.

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The Business Continuity Business Case Template

Business continuity is much more than making plans to deal with disasters and disruptions. It’s an integral part of a broader resilience effort - not just during a crisis, but continuously, through all the ups and downs of normal operations.

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A guide to writing a business continuity plan

In an article aimed at providing assistance to those starting out in business continuity, CMAC overviews the basics of business continuity and offers a useful framework for writing your first business continuity plan.

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Business continuity?

Business continuity can be defined as 'the processes, procedures, decisions and activities to ensure that an organization can continue to function through an operational interruption'. Read more about the basics of business continuity here.

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