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default A methodology for business continuity gap analysis Popular

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Whether as a step towards ISO 22301 certification or as a means to improve the current business continuity management program, a gap analysis is an effective method of identifying areas of the BCMS needing attention. In this article Chris Alvord, Jayne Howe and Bob Draper from Austin Risk Consultants describe a method for an external business continuity gap analysis.

default A review of the new ISO 22332 business continuity plans and procedures guidelines standard Popular

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Hilary Estall MBCI, IRCA BCMS Lead Auditor is a business continuity practitioner and seasoned management system Lead Auditor. Following the recent publication of ISO/TS 22332:2021 Hilary offers her opinion on its value.

default An independent review of the latest NCEMA business continuity standard revision and why it deserves wider use Popular

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Hilary Estall MBCI, IRCA BCMS Lead Auditor is a business continuity practitioner and seasoned management system Lead Auditor. Here she offers an insight into the recent publication of NCEMA 7000:2021, the third edition of the UAE National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority’s business continuity management standard.

default An overview of ISO 22317, the business impact analysis Technical Specification Popular

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Jacque Rupert served on Technical Committee 292 and participated in the development effort of the new ISO 22317 Technical Specification. In this article she provides an outline of what’s in ISO 22317 and how it can be used.

default Getting the most from your BCMS audits Popular

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Are you responsible for auditing your company’s business continuity management system? Do you struggle to fit your audits in to your ‘day job’ and do you wonder whether your audit report and its conclusions will make a difference to the robustness of your BC arrangements? Hilary Estall offers a few ideas to help bring life back to your audits.

default Hints and tips for ISO 22301 certification Popular

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Charlie Maclean-Bristol provides some practical advice for business continuity managers who are preparing for an ISO 22301 certification audit.

default ISO 22330 Guidelines for People Aspects of Business Continuity reviewed Popular

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Earlier in June ISO published ISO 22330, its latest business continuity standard. In this article, Dr Liz Royle explains what the new standard is, why it was needed, and what it contains.

default ISO 22330: a new ISO project puts people at the heart of business continuity Popular

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‘ISO 22330 Security and resilience - Business continuity management systems - Guidelines for people aspects on business continuity’ is a new technical specification being developed by ISO. In this article Lynne Donaldson, project lead for ISO 22330, provides some background to why people aspects are being addressed in this specific business continuity guidance.

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