Working alongside your internal team, our experts design business continuity plans that provide end-to-end coverage on potential continuity risks, mitigation options, and recovery plans. Here’s how.
Defining Your Continuity Risks
Anything that threatens your business and could cause a disruption to providing regular service is a business continuity risk. Possible threats run the gamut from technical failures to natural disasters and security threats, and can affect any part of your business - including operations, finances, information security, and more. Examples include:
- A massive outage at the data center where your data is stored makes your information completely inaccessible.
- A hacker runs a DoS attack on your website, discontinuing service for users and potentially exposing sensitive data.
- Your logistics software crashes, causing your operations to grind to a halt.
Creating a Plan to Avoid Risks
We identify the key operational areas of your business that need to keep running no matter what, and then we create appropriate, cost-justifiable processes and procedures that ensure continuity if those systems are compromised.
Training and Testing Your Staff
With a plan in hand, we make sure that all relevant staff members are trained in business continuity procedures by running real-life simulations of disruptions and activating the appropriate continuity plan. Simulating each scenario helps employees become comfortable with their tasks, and identifies gaps that need to be addressed further.