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Glossary definition: Business Continuity

Business Continuity: Ensuring Resilience of Your Business

Business Continuity is a comprehensive approach to ensuring that an organization is able to maintain its essential operations and services in the face of any type of disruption or disaster. This includes planning for and responding to any kind of disruption, such as natural disasters, cyber-attacks, power outages, or system failures, and ensuring that the organization is able to quickly and effectively recover from these events. Business Continuity plans involve identifying critical business functions, prioritizing them, and developing strategies to keep them running during a disruption. These plans also include developing plans to back up and restore data, establishing procedures to protect vital records and information, and creating a system to communicate with employees during a disruption.