BS 25999-2: Business Continuity Management System Certification
Keep Your Business Running No Matter What Happens with BS 25999-2
Every day our global economy is growing more complex and interdependent. Incidents that occur within your own business or ecosystem can slow down or even halt your activity, directly impacting your customers and bottom line. This holds true for the ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) services, healthcare, government and finance sectors, as well as manufacturing. Anticipating rupture and having a contingency plan in place is essential in order to maintain your business activity no matter what happens.
What is BS 25999-2 certification? BS 25999-2 standard provides all the requirements for a Business Continuity Management System. This is a methodology and practice that maintains your business despite adverse conditions, minimizing the impact of potential incidents for your customer base, stakeholders and business ecosystem. It is an efficient way of maintaining security, ensuring corporate governance and compliance, protecting your image and reputation, as well as creating a climate of confidence with employees, suppliers, outsourcers, stakeholders and customers.
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FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
Is the Business Continuity Management System certification stand-alone, or does it integrate with other certifications?
BS 25999-2 was designed to be compatible with ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 27001. BS 25999-2 is based on a plan-do-check-act management system modelled after the proven ISO 9001 framework. Whereas ISO 9001 helps you smoothly run “business as usual”, Business Continuity Management System helps you to quickly get back on track after disruptions.
How do you define the scope of Business Continuity Management System?
BS 25999-2 recommends that businesses define their Business Continuity Management System scope and set objectives with regard to their specific requirements for business continuity; organizational objectives and obligations; acceptable level of risk, statutory, regulatory and contractual duties; and interests of their key stakeholders.
In addition to providing Business Continuity Management System certification services, does Bureau Veritas Certification provide this type of training?
Yes. This is especially beneficial to companies executing internal Business Continuity Management System audits or to help prepare for a certification. Building internal competencies in Business Continuity Management will speed and smooth the adoption of good practices, ultimately leading to a quicker certification.
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