- 80% of organisations with a tried and tested business continuity plan are likely to survive a major business discontinuity; only 20% of those without a business continuity plan are likely to survive.
- Over 90% of organisations that suffer a significant data loss are not in business two years later.
- The Business Continuity Institute survey indicates that 30% of businesses still don’t have a business continuity plan.
- The data indicates that many of the existing plans are not comprehensive and that maintenance (testing and updating) is generally inadequate.
‘Backup’ is not the same as a business continuity plan, and terrorism should be specifically addressed.
BS25999 is the best practice standard for business continuity plans and every organisation should, for its own survival, follow as much of the BS25999 guidance as is appropriate for its specific circumstances.
|Buy the BS25999 BCMS Implementation Toolkit for all the templates and tools that enable a BC manager to quickly and effectively implement a BCMS in line with BS25999. In addition, this unique toolkit contains:
This toolkit also contains electronic copies of the following specialist guides, which are useful both for the project manager and for other team members, as well as for training and awareness activity.
Peace of Mind: support and updates
This toolkit comes with an inbuilt 12-month support and upgrade contract that ensures that buyers benefit from all improvements to the toolkit for 12 months, and provides online documentation email drafting support as and when you need it.
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