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Four Interdependent Risk-Based Functions of Business Continuity Planning

Created by the Security Executive Council

The chart below highlights the four interdependent risk-based functions of BCP: assessment of business needs and risks, and preparedness for, response to, and recovery from emergencies.

These functions can be undertaken sequentially or concurrently, and they are not independent of each other.

chart showing the four interdependent risk-based functions of BCP

This diagram can be used as a quick checklist item for security leaders to use in order to compare what's currently in place in their organization and components of the plan that are missing.

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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