Business Continuity From Preparedness To Recovery: A Standards-based Approach by Eugene Tucker

Business Continuity From Preparedness To Recovery: A Standards-based Approach

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Business Continuity from Preparedness to Recovery: A Standards-Based Approachdetails the process for building organizational resiliency and managing Emergency and Business Continuity programs. With over 30 years of experience developing plans that have been tested by fire, floods, and earthquakes, Tucker shows readers how to avoid common traps and ensure a successful program, utilizing, detailed Business Impact Analysis (BIA) questions, continuity strategies and planning considerations for specific business functions.

One of the few publications to describe the entire process of business continuity planning from emergency plan to recovery,Business Continuity from Preparedness to Recoveryaddresses the impact of the new ASIS, NFPA, and ISO standards. Introducing the important elements of business functions and showing how their operations are maintained throughout a crisis situation, it thoroughly describes the process of developing a mitigation, prevention, response, and continuity Management System according to the standards.Business Continuity from Preparedness to Recoveryfully integrates Information Technology with other aspects of recovery and explores risk identification and assessment, project management, system analysis, and the functional reliance of most businesses and organizations in a business continuity and emergency management context.



  • Offers a holistic approach focusing on the development and management of Emergency and Business Continuity Management Systems according to the new standards
  • Helps ensure success by describing pitfalls to avoid and preventive measures to take
  • Addresses program development under the standards recently developed by ISO, ASIS and NFPA
  • Provides both foundational principles and specific practices derived from the author's long experience in this field
  • Explains the requirements of the Business Continuity Standards

About The Author

Eugene (Gene) Tucker, CPP, CFE, CBCP, CHST, is co-author of Butterworth Heinemann's Risk Analysis and the Security Survey, 4th edition. He is qualified as a Certified Continuity Manager (CCM) - ISO 22301 Lead Implementer and as an ISO 22301 Lead Auditor, and has extensive international experience as a corporate manager, investigator, t...
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Title:Business Continuity From Preparedness To Recovery: A Standards-based ApproachFormat:PaperbackDimensions:324 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:January 27, 2015Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:012420063X

ISBN - 13:9780124200630

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Table of Contents

  1. Business Continuity A Definition and a Brief History
  2. Understanding the Standards
  3. Building a Business Continuity Capability
  4. Comprehensive Emergency Management
  5. Business Impact Analysis
  6. Risk Assessment
  7. Mitigation and Business Continuity Strategy
  8. Business Continuity Plans and Procedures
  9. Orientation, Exercising, and Testing
  10. Continuous Improvement
  11. Appendices