A Business Continuity Plan is a roadmap for continuing operations after a catastrophic event.
Any event that could impact operations is included, such as supply chain interruption, loss of or damage to critical infrastructure (major machinery or computing/network resource). As such, risk management must be incorporated as part of BCP.
In a catastrophic event the Business Continuity Plan can be the difference between the loss of your company and its survival. It is critically important for your business to have a workable BC/DR Plan (Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery Plan). That is what you will turn to in case of a disaster.
A quality BC Plan contains the following:
1.) Threat/Risk Assessment
2.) Business Impact Analysis
3.) Disaster Recovery Plan
4.) Test and validate DR Plan
5.) Establish Plan Maintenance
6. Audit and update 1,2,3,4,5