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July 8, 2014

Business Continuity Management – Now Effectively Mandatory for All?

For some organisations, it’s an explicit legal requirement. For others, it’s the consequence of prevailing laws and regulatory structures. The mandatory requirement defined by the Australian Government for its agencies sets the tone: “Agencies must establish a business continuity management (BCM) program to provide for the continued availability of critical services and assets, and of other services and assets when warranted by a threat and risk assessment.” And for the rest? There’s a strong argument to be made that business continuity management is no longer a choice for any enterprise – and that an obligation for BCM is a good thing anyway.

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http://www.opscentre.com.au/blog/business-continuity-management-now-effectively-mandatory-for-all/