Business Continuity Planning Risk Scenarios

A business continuity plan needs to cover many risk scenarios and outcomes. In this section we are going to look at some specific categories of risk, their possible impacts and some further considerations for planning.  We'll provide a description of each threat, it's potential impacts and also point you to some real-life examples

Workplace and physical assets risk

A business continuity plan needs to cover many risk scenarios and outcomes. In this section we are going to look at some specific categories of risk, their possible impacts and some further considerations for planning.  We'll provide a description of each threat, it's potential impacts and also point you to some real-life examples

IT Availability Risks

There are many threats to the availability of IT systems such as software errors , power failures, environmental compromise, hardware error and deliberate cyber attacks - all bring IT systems to their knees and significantly disrupt the ongoing operations of an organisation

Many organisations have been hit hard by IT availability issues - here are some real-life examples of how they have been impacted