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How Well Does Your Business Know its Neighbors?

Written by  Lisa Smallwood, CBCP, CNE, CIW Monday, 03 March 2014 19:34

This situation forces the question, “How well does your business know its neighbors?” Knowing our neighbors is clearly part of DRI International’s Business Continuity Professional Practice No. 2 – Risk Evaluation and Control. DRII defines this step as: “... determining the events and external surroundings that can adversely affect the organization and its resources (facilities, technologies, etc.) with disruption as well as disaster, the damage such events can cause, and the controls needed to prevent or minimize the effects of potential loss.” When you think of disaster events do you consider the businesses, structures, and facilities surrounding