Business Continuity Planning: Surviving a disaster, security incident or data breach is possible.....if you have a plan for it.

Business Continuity Planning (BCP) is a pro-active plan that facilitates the rapid recovery of business operations to reduce overall impact of a disaster.

We have been writing, implementing and testing BCP's for our clients for 10 years as part of our HIPAA Compliance programs.

Business Continuity Planning: Surviving a disaster, security incident or data breach is possible with our help.

Business Continuity Planning: What's involved

An effective BCP has several key components that contribute to it's overall success.

Our Business Continuity Planning team will demonstrate a possible disruption's impact, identify potential risks and provide feasible survival procedures.

  • BCP's contains specific tasks, activities, guidelines and procedures that are required for success
  • BCP's enable your business to continue operations in the event of disruption of mission critical IT systems
  • BCP procedures and mechanisms provide for prevention, timely response, continuity and recovery prior to, during and after business disruptions
  • Security incidents, emergencies, outages and disasters are included in scenarios with planned outcomes
  • Client, patient and staff safety is always the FIRST priority!
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) have become synonymous due to the mutual dependence and intersection of Business goals with Technology planning
With proper planning, testing and rehersal, an organizations coordinated response to an incident or disaster in an effective and timely manner
                                can also minimize damage to company assests and reputation

The purpose of a BC/DR Plan:

All BC/DR Plans must place protection of human life and minimizing injury as the First Priority.

Purpose of a these plans is to reduce risk of financial loss and justify the need for a plan by proving the current vulnerabilities your business has.

  • Improve the ability to recover and restore data and business operations
  • The goal is to mitigate the effects of a disaster
  • Improve your responsiveness to unexpected events
  • Ease confusion during crises
  • Get staff back to normal work routine
  • The BC\DR Plan must address regulatory, legal and contractual obligations and requirements
  • You MUST review the current status or lack there of of any current plans
  • Seek recommendations from experienced Compliance Specialists and Security Experts
The four phases of a Business Continuity Plan life cycle

Four Phases of Business Continuity Planning

The four phases are the following: Business Impact & Risk Analysis, Strategy Development & Recovery Planning, Implementation & Testing and Capability Review & Audit.

  1. Business Impact & Risk Analysis:
  2. Strategy Development & Recovery Planning:
  3. Implementation & Testing:
  4. Capability Review & Audit: