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July 17, 2014

ISO 22301 now included as a PS-Prep standard

FEMA has announced that the ISO 22301 business continuity standard has been accepted as a PS-Prep standard and two of the previously adopted PS-Prep standards have been removed, after being retired by the standards development organizations that originally developed them.

The retired standards are:

  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1600: Disaster/Emergency Management and Business Continuity Programs, 2007 and 2010 editions.
  • British Standard (BS) Institution 25999-2:2007 Business continuity management Part 2: Specification.

The situation now is that PS-Prep recognizes three business continuity standards:

PS-Prep program information and references will be updated to reflect these changes.

More details on PS-Prep.

Sources: ICOR and FEMA