As you begin the project, it is important to select an industry that is of interest to you. You may select virtually any industry, including retail, education, telecommunications, health care, finance, etc. Create a fictional business within this industry to be the basis for your project. Imagine yourself in the role of the Chief Intelligence Officer.
In this assignment, complete the first stage of our “Business Continuity Plan (BCP)” by developing the primary outline for the BCP, identifying key aspects of the organization.
It is important to remember that, a BCP is “documented procedures that guide organizations to respond, recover, resume, and restore to a pre-defined level of operation following disruption.”
Reference the “FEMA Small Business Continuity Plan Template” and “Risk Assessment Matrix Template,” located in the topic Resources, to complete the assignment. The FEMA template can be used, but copying and pasting any section of the document for the assignment constitutes plagiarism and will be treated as such. Use your own words when filling out each section of the BCP.
Develop the Phase 1 content for your company’s BCP. Phase 1 should include the following:
Executive Overview: Be precise and detailed, and provide a thorough understanding of the program.Document Change Control: The table should be completed.Introduction: Include the overview, plan scope, and applicability that evaluates the appropriateness of cybersecurity frameworks for developing a cybersecurity program to align with business needs, plan objectives, and plan assumptions. Analyze various cyber threat models used to identify and protect against cybercrime threat vectors, motivations, and ideologies.Risk Assessment Matrix Template: Complete the “Risk Assessment Matrix Template” provided as this element is not shown in the sample BCP template. Evaluate system risks, threats, vulnerabilities, and practices and processes to ensure the safety and security of business information systems.Critical Business Functions Overview: Detail components that are critical to business operations and provide a clear understanding of what the program is designed to address.Company Organizational Chart: Create your own as this is not shown in the sample template. Include the following key positions: CEO, CFO, CIO, CISO, and COO.
Submit the BCP, including the completed “Risk Assessment Matrix Template” and Company Organizational Chart.
Support the BCP with a minimum of three scholarly resources.
While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines