Do you know the possible financial and non-financial losses related to a business interruption caused by a significant loss of physical, technological or human resources?
Do you know what are the minimal resources needed to recover your critical Business processes?
Do you know what the critical activities to perform are and the maximum time available for carrying them out after a disaster?
Have you created Response Teams with the responsibility to manage an eventual crisis and recover critical business operations?
Are the obligations and responsibilities of said Teams clearly defined and approved by high level management?
Does your organization have Business Continuity Plans implemented and has it designed competent personnel to their maintenance?
Have the Plans been tested in the last 6 months to a year?
Are the objectives and content of the Plans periodically reviewed, particularly in light of changes to the business, market or regulatory environment?
Do you and everyone else in your organization know what you are supposed to do in case of a disaster?
Does high level management have an active participation in the tests of the Continuity Plans?
Is there a list of alternate personnel assigned to carry out critical tasks (particularly in the Response Teams) in case the regular personnel is not available during the contingency?
Do you feel confident that all your critical providers (including any outsourced services) have adequate Continuity Plans in such a way that a problem that affects them won’t compromise your company’s activities?