The Benefits of ISO 22301 for Business Continuity Management

ISO 23301 Offers a Solution

Why Should Organizations Seek Certification?

The Most Important Elements of ISO 22301

  • Clause 5: Leadership — Ensures appropriate management and resources are provided to support a business continuity plan.
  • Clause 6: Planning — Looks at an organization’s ability to identify risks related to its operations and the locations in which it operates.
  • Clause 7: Support — Ensures staff are available if in the event of an emergency, and that they are aware of their role in assisting the organization during such a time. This clause also covers communication procedures that are in place to notify customers of any issues when an incident occurs.
  • Clause 8: Operations — Focuses on identifying necessary procedures to avoid or reduce the likelihood of incidents and steps to be taken when incidents occur.
  • Clause 9: Evaluation — Covers how an organization will evaluate performance against its plan with appropriate metrics.
  • Clause 10: Improvement — Defines actions an organization will take to continually improve its business continuity plan as corrective actions arise from audits, reviews, and exercises.

The Certification Process

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