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BCP Testing

Business Continuity Planning (BCP) is the procedure of creating preventive and recovery systems to counter potential cyber threats to an enterprise or to ensure process continuity in the case of a cyberattack. BCP’s secondary goal is to make sure operational continuity before as well as during the execution of disaster recovery.

The planning entails personnel and asset protection, thus ensuring a swift recovery of operations in the event of an attack or loss of data. In short, the basic business continuity requirement is to keep necessary functions up and running in the event of a disaster and to be able to recover with as little downtime as possible. A business continuity plan also considers various unpredictable events, such as natural disasters, disease outbreaks, fires, cyberattacks, and other external threats.

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