Extract from ‘The Route Map to Business Continuity Management: Meeting the british standard, BS and builds on the success and fundamentals of. It has been more than three years since BS part two was published and with a new International Standard (ISO) on the horizon; BSI’s scheme manager. BS • Code of practice for business continuity management. ▫ Establishes the BCM processes, principles and terminology. ▫ Provides a basis for.

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A useful means of understanding the difference between the two is Part 1 is a guidance document and uses the term ‘should’, Part 2 is an managemenh verifiable specification that uses the word ‘shall’. A leading business continuity standard BS was manwgement British standard issued inand quickly became the main standard for business continuity management — it was superseded by ISO in BS also requires conducting awareness programs, and also communicating the importance of business continuity management to employees.

After initial certification a number of surveillance visits are made as per a plan to ensure that the organization is still in compliance.

Looking backwards, BS was the vanguard; a brave step outside the closeted, cosy world of BCM and into the realm of management system standards. In this book Dejan Kosutic, an author and experienced ISO consultant, is giving away his practical know-how on managing documentation. Use BS to shape your management system, strive for external certification if that is important to your organisation but bueiness importantly, continue improving and developing. The course is made for beginners.

BS and its Contribution to Business Continuity Management | BSI Group Middle East and Africa

Already many organisations are wondering how this may affect their current Business Continuity Management programmes, especially if they either have, or are working towards what has proven to be the worlds most popular Standard BS Streamline your team effort with a single managemeny for managing documents, projects, and communication.


Did you ever face a situation where you have been told that your security measures are too expensive?

It has also challenged the concept of competence in BCM roles, providing support to BC managers, enabling them to ensure those with BC responsibilities have their role recognised, competence assessed, training provided and, above all, records kept to prove it.

Discover your options for ISO implementation, and decide which method is best for you: Scope of the BCMS — precise identification of that part of the organization to which business continuity management is applied BCM policy — defining objectives, responsibilities, etc.

The standard states that it is essential to determine the necessary knowledge and skills, to identify the necessary training sessions, to conduct such training sessions, to check whether the required knowledge and skills have been achieved, and to keep records.

Internet of Things What does it mean? This should assist in better embedding of the various management systems available from ISO within organisations. BS has brought a more structured approach to implementing the BCM lifecycle than practitioners were previously familiar with. In this book Dejan Kosutic, an author and experienced information security consultant, is giving away all his practical know-how on successful ISO implementation.

If you would like to know more or register your interest then please click here. No prior knowledge in information security and ISO standards is needed. Risk assessment is carried out to establish which disasters and other disruptions in business operations may occur and what their consequences are, but also which vulnerabilities and threats can lead to such business disruptions.

What is BS 25999?

BS has opened the door for a new international standard to help us develop and grow our profession even further. You will learn how to plan cybersecurity implementation from top-level management perspective. This has been developed in parallel and closely connects with ISO The amount of documentation depends on the number of critical activities in an organization — an organization with a small number of critical activities will also have a small amount of documentation related to business impact analysis, risk assessment and business continuity plans, while the documentation of larger organizations will be much more extensive.


The following are some of the key procedures and documents required by BS There is no reason to panic though! Both parts of the standard are likely to be revised and it may ultimately be incorporated into other national or international standards.


No matter if you are new or experienced in the field, this book businses you everything you will ever need to learn on how to handle ISO documents. Learning center What is ISO ?

The first part of BS BS It was the development of BSthat delivered both Guidance and Requirement aspects, that has laid the foundation of much of the development of wider adoption of Business Continuity. The transition period effectively lasts two years, with no BS certificates being issued after Maythough by then folks really should be certifying to ISO ! In addition, as part of the ISO framework of standards, the new format helps create opportunities to manage what have often been independent systems in a more integrated way through common terms and processes.

Business impact analysis deals with important activities in an organization, defines the maximum tolerated period of disruption, describes the interdependence of individual actions, determines which activities are critical, explores the existing arrangements with suppliers and outsourcing partners, and finally, sets the recovery time objective.