You'll find BCM Tools, book reviews, FAQs, webinars, white papers and other free downloads in this section of the website. For more information on Business Continuity Management, the following publications are available to buy online here: Standards, Publicly Available Specifications, Books and DVDs.
Put at its simplest, a standard is an agreed, repeatable way of doing something. It is a published document that contains a technical specification or other precise criteria designed to be used consistently as a rule, guideline, or definition. Read 'What is a standard?' for more information.
ISO 22301 identifies the fundamentals of a business continuity management system, establishing the process, principles and terminology of business continuity management.
BS 25999 has a series of standards which are available from the BSI shop.
BSI BS 25999-2 Business Continuity Self-assessment online toolkit has been designed specifically to make it easy to work across multiple sites and with multiple users, though you can just as easily use it as a standalone application.
A Publicly Available Specification (PAS) is a standard developed by BSI British Standards commissioned by an external organization. Such external bodies have included, UK Government, trade associations and private companies.
This Publicly Available Specification (PAS) has been written to help prevent attacks on mail systems. PAS 97 is a specification for mail screening and security to help organizations reduce the risk of harm to operations and staff. Publication comes just weeks after the Government updated its anti-terror strategy to take account of the increased likelihood of a chemical or biological terrorist attack in Britain.
PAS 79:2007 Fire risk assessment. Guidance and a recommended methodology is a comprehensive Publicly Available Specification (PAS) that gives a nine-step structured approach and corresponding documentation for conducting and recording significant findings of fire risk assessments in buildings across three legislative regimes, namely that in England and Wales, that in Scotland and the unchanged legislation in Northern Ireland (which will not change until, at least, later this year).
Publicly Available Specification (PAS) 2015 recommends techniques for improving and maintaining resilience for NHS-funded organizations that build on the activities that are already in progress within the organization.
This book looks at the concepts of risk management and business continuity management from a holistic approach, and encourages organisations to go deeper when developing business continuity plans to see it as an opportunity for growth, not just a survival plan. It will be a useful tool for risk managers and continuity managers, and of broader interest to all senior management.
This book is the guide to the key benchmark standard for implementing a business continuity management (BCM) system. It provides a strategic overview of the key steps that organisations should take to ensure that the risks of catastrophic failure are proactively minimized. It is written as a guide for anyone responsible for disaster and emergency management, with advice on how to design a disaster and emergency management system for any organisation, including hospitals, the police force and airline companies.
This practical book explores the co-dependence of suppliers and receivers and looks at the difficult task of managing risk between these parties.
This book brings together leading experts from various risk, management fields to share key insights into what makes their part of the risk management universe unique. Each contributor describes current best practice in their area of expertise, as well as outlining areas for future development.
This DVD shows managers throughout your organisation the steps to manage the risks in their environment. It gives them an insight into the cracks that can occur in the risk process, which could threaten the organisation’s ability to achieve its objectives, and in some cases its survival.