Business Continuity Testing

From Open Risk Manual

Definition

Business Continuity Testing (or Exercise) is the set of activities (testing and validation exercises) that aim to assess the suitability of a Business Continuity Plan and associated Business Recovery Strategy to meet its objectives towards adequate Business Continuity Management.[1]

Objectives

BC Testing aims to provide a competent review of an existing organizational plan and result in a set of qualititative and quantitative assessments of Readiness and potential recommendations. The precise approach depends on the organization and scope of the exercise.

Approaches


See Also

References

  1. BCBS, High-level principles for business continuity, August 2006

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