Buildings facilities and infrastructure components

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Buildings, facilities, and infrastructure components such as communications and information systems follow after people’s safety. The components of BCP are: - Analysis of potential threats : identifies the internal and external risks your organization faces. These range from major events such as hurricanes, fires or floods to other problems such as fraud, telecommunications failures, computer viruses or supply-chain issues. The plan includes an assessment of the risk level, estimating the potential consequences of each type of disaster and the impact on business continuity[And131]. Response and Resources : For each risk situation, the plan includes an applicable response. This describes the actions to be taken, the people involved and the resources required to restore operations. If a major disaster of large magnitude takes place, establishing temporary facilities is highly recommended. The plan identifies the source and location of facilities such as temporary office accommodation, telecommunications systems and computing equipment so key employees can quickly resume work[And131]. Duties and Priorities : A key component in any crisis management situation which is what you have during and perhaps immediately after the disaster is assignment of areas of responsibility and establishment of a chain of command. A BCP identifies the members of the business continuity team with a detailed description of roles, responsibilities and actions. It also sets out a procedure for making critical decisions or escalating
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