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Business Continuity PlanningBusiness Continuity Planning (BCP) is the process of keeping an organization running during a time of disruption due to a disaster of any sort. Disasters cannot be foreseen, whether it is manmade or natural, so it is of utmost importance that a plan is in place to help ensure the organization is continually running and remain competitive. Kene (n.d.) states that a BCP “is the least expensive insurance any company can have (especially for small companies, as it costs virtually nothing to produce).”Imagine you’re running a company that provides POS hardware and software support forother companies. One of your fellow employees was smoking a cigarette at the back of your building, and after he was finish, tossed it away without making sure the cigarette was completely out. Within 20 minutes, half of your building is engulfed in flames. All of your employees are physically safe, but your business has completely stopped. How will you deal

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