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Corporate Contingency Planning Umbrella

Created by the Security Executive Council

The diagram below illustrates a suggested framework for a company's business continuity program elements along with the interdependencies of departmental Business Continuity Plans (BCP). In order to ensure value, an organization's BCP must align with its overall mission and purpose. The corporate BCP should then strategically branch out as shown into specific departmental BCPs that serve to cover the "four pillars" - assessment, preparedness, response, and recovery - within their own areas of expertise.

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For more information on this topic see Program Best Practices: Resilience

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Copyright Security Executive Council. Last Updated: October 6, 2018

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