Running head: DRP/BC 1 Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan Name Institutional Affiliation Date of Submission
DRP/BC 2 Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan Review of an Article on “Pandemic Preparedness in the Financial Sector” “S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (Jan. 1, 2009)” According to Husin, G. (2009) pandemic refers to an outbreak of an infectious disease in humans and is capable of spreading speedily over extensive areas. This paper examines several pandemics that have occurred in the past several years and their impact on the financial sectors. The paper also examines the preparedness of the financial sector regarding the pandemics. The paper regarding that the financial sector ought to incorporate the pandemic planning in their existing Business Continuity Management (BCM) capabilities. This can be achieved by incorporating the various strategies as well as policies related to pandemic planning in critical areas such as human resources, work priorities, multi-industry interdependencies as well as communication sectors. Participation in the IWE 2 allowed some business organizations to improve their pandemic preparedness because they were able to review, test as well as update the pandemic management plans. This also facilitates risk awareness, particularly within the financial industry. Moreover, Husin, G. (2009) also argued that BCM help in protecting the organization against unexpected scenarios, for instance, accidents, natural disasters, terrorist acts as well as disease outbreaks. This article also identifies key disciplines that have to be included in the incident management framework and they include business continuity, technology Workplace infectious control, infectious management, Internal and external communication, travel management as well as service provider’s readiness et cetera.
DRP/BC 3 This article is applying to the topic because it talks about what financial sectors should do to ensure business continuity during and after the pandemic. It is interesting to me because it
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