Business Continuity: Playbook by Bob Hayes

Business Continuity: Playbook

byBob Hayes, Kathleen KotwicaEditorDean Correia

Paperback | April 5, 2013

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TheBusiness Continuityplaybook provides the background and tools to create, manage, and execute all facets of an organization's business continuity program (BCP). Business continuity planning is an activity performed daily by organizations of all types and sizes to ensure that critical business functions are available before, during, and after a crisis.

This playbook guides the security leader through the development, implementation, and maintenance of a successful BCP. The text begins with a detailed description of the concept and value of business continuity planning, transitioning into a step-by-step guide to building or enhancing a BCP. Its 14 appendices, which include sample forms, templates, and definitions, make it an invaluable resource for business continuity planning.

TheBusiness Continuityplaybook is a part of Elsevier's Security Executive Council Risk Management Portfolio, a collection of real world solutions and "how-to" guidelines that equip executives, practitioners, and educators with proven information for successful security and risk management programs.

  • Answers the unavoidable question, "What is thebusiness valueof a business continuity program?"
  • Breaks down a business continuity program into four major elements for better understanding and easier implementation
  • Includes 14 appendices that provide sample forms, templates, and definitions for immediate adaptation in any business setting

About The Author

Bob Hayes has more than 25 years of experience developing security programs and providing security services for corporations, including eight years as the CSO at Georgia Pacific and nine years as security operations manager at 3M. His security experience spans the manufacturing, distribution, research and development, and consumer prod...
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Title:Business Continuity: PlaybookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:98 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:April 5, 2013Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0124116485

ISBN - 13:9780124116481

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Table of Contents

Executive Summary

What Is Business Continuity Planning, and Why Do I Need It?

How Does a Business Continuity Program Help My Business, and How Is It Managed?

How Do I Implement the Four Pillars of a Business Continuity Program?

How Do I Maintain a Business Continuity Plan in the Long Term?