BS Code of Practice. – December • BS Specification. – Mid November • Certification process. – BSI develops certification process . [BSI] BS Code of Practice for Business Continuity Management – Download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online. BS Business continuity management Part 1: Code of practice NOTE The business continuity management lifecycle is illustrated in Figure 1. .

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Don’t be the weak link. What is BS ? Terminology; Understanding the organization and its context ; Leadership; Planning; Support; Operation; Performance evaluation; and Improvement. Code of Practice”, takes the form of general guidance and seeks to establish processes, principles and terminology for Business Codw Management.

Guidance on exercising and testing for continuity and contingency programmes. Programme management is at the heart of the whole BCM process and the standard defines an approach. He is responsible for the areas of security, business continuity management and risk. BS The contents of the specification BS are as follows: David Adamson is a committee manager at BSI. But since publishing the Code of Practice inthe BSI committee responsible for BCM, have been very busy and published several more continuity standards in response to gaps in the flagship standards.

Central to the implementation of business continuity is having a clear, unambiguous and appropriately resourced policy Section 5 – BCM Programme Management. Fortunately, the guidance, ISOdoes a good job clarifying the intent of the requirements and providing explanations and examples.

Business Continuity – BS 25999, ISO 22301 and ISO 22313

Enables a clearer understanding of how your coce organization works which can identify opportunities for improvement. Search all products by. Section 1 – Scope and Applicability. You may experience issues viewing this site in Internet Explorer 9, 10 or Section 6 – Understanding the organization. The headings in ISO include: In order to apply appropriate business continuity strategies and tactics the organization has to be fully understood, its critical activities, resources, duties, obligations, threats, risks and overall risk appetite.


Together, these standards will help organizations understand and implement a BC management system as well as help the BCM community continue to grow. This website is best viewed with browser version of up to Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or Firefox 3.

Your basket is empty. A short overview is the subject of the standard.

It is not meant to be a beginner’s guide but describes the overall processes, its relationship with risk management and reasons for an organization to implement along with the benefits. Helps protect and enhance your reputation and brand Opens new markets and helps you win new business Enables a clearer understanding of how your entire organization works which can identify opportunities for improvement.

However, the similarity in principles, requirements, and terms means that BSI will withdraw BS in November Section 1 – Scope.

Provides a rehearsed method of restoring bx ability to supply critical products and services to an agreed level and timeframe following a disruption. Exercise, maintenance and review processes will enable the business continuity capability to continue to meet the organizations goals. And while ISO provides more information, it does not add any additional concepts or requirements that are not already in ISO Publications on crisis management, human aspects of continuity, exercising and testing, supply chain continuity, and recovery management expand on areas in BS and are current.


Code of practice Status: In general, the effort to align management system standards has been well received from all quarters. And in Clause 8 of the ISO, where the business continuity programme requirements reside, the text is identical in many places. And if an organization subscribes to more than one management system standard, it may be frustrating and costly if the requirements for the systems are not aligned.


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November Replaced By: Once the organization is thoroughly understood the overall business continuity strategies can be defined that are appropriate. These include incident management structures, incident management and business continuity plans. Only what is in Part 2 can be assessed. This section includes a number of topics that are found in Part 1 although Part 1 should only be used for general guidance and information.

Defines the scope of the standard, the requirements for implementing and operating a documented business cofe management system BCMS.

Building Continuity from a Standards Perspective

Who should buy it? Some of the benefits of adopting BS for your business continuity program include: Business objectives and “proven” standards together form a foundation that adds credibility and viability to a continuity program. Section 8 – Developing and implementing a BCM response.