ISO 22301:2019

Security and resilience — Business continuity management systems — Requirements

Publication date:   Oct 30, 2019

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60.60 Standard published   Oct 30, 2019


ISO/TC 292 Security and resilience

International Standard

03.100.70   Management systems | 03.100.01   Company organization and management in general



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This document specifies requirements to implement, maintain and improve a management system to protect against, reduce the likelihood of the occurrence of, prepare for, respond to and recover from disruptions when they arise.
The requirements specified in this document are generic and intended to be applicable to all organizations, or parts thereof, regardless of type, size and nature of the organization. The extent of application of these requirements depends on the organization's operating environment and complexity.
This document is applicable to all types and sizes of organizations that:
a) implement, maintain and improve a BCMS;
b) seek to ensure conformity with stated business continuity policy;
c) need to be able to continue to deliver products and services at an acceptable predefined capacity during a disruption;
d) seek to enhance their resilience through the effective application of the BCMS.
This document can be used to assess an organization's ability to meet its own business continuity needs and obligations.

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ISO 22301:2012


ISO 22301:2019
60.60 Standard published
Oct 30, 2019