Business Continuity as a Service a new concept

Could be also referred as managed business continuity services. It is a concept regarding the practice to manage services end-to-end in order to get the businesses of an organization continued when an interruption event is presented, assembling together multiple practices such as Crisis Management (Communications, activation and monitoring of procedures to recover), Emergency Management (Persons and vital assets protection), Business Recovery (Operations Recovery, Alternate Workplace, Remote Work, etc.) and Disaster Recovery (Information Technology Recovery) in order to accomplish the business requirements such as RTO, RPO, MTPOD, MBCO, etc.

In order to be successful, is very recommended to perform these services aligned to international standards related to each practice:

ISO/IEC 27031:2011 Information technology -- Security techniques -- Guidelines for information and communication technology readiness for business continuity

ISO 22300:2012 Societal security – Terminology,
ISO 22301:2012 Societal security – Business continuity management systems – Requirements,
ISO 22311:2012 Societal security – Video-surveillance – Export interoperability,
ISO 22313:2012 Societal security – Business continuity management systems – Guidance,
ISO 22315:2014 Societal security – Mass evacuation – Guidelines for planning,
ISO 22320:2011 Societal security – Emergency management – Requirements for incident response,
ISO 22322:2015 Societal security – Emergency management – Guidelines for public warning,
ISO 22324:2015 Societal security – Emergency management – Guidelines for colour-coded alert,
ISO 22397:2014 Societal security – Guidelines for establishing partnering arrangements,
ISO 22398:2013 Societal security – Guidelines for exercises,


Others forms of publications
ISO/TR 22312:2011 Societal security – Technological capabilities,
ISO/TR 22351:2015 Societal security – Emergency management – Message structure for interoperability,
ISO/PAS 22399:2007 Societal security – Guideline for incident preparedness and operational continuity management,
ISO/TS 17021-6:2014 Conformity assessment - Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems - Part 6: Competence requirements for auditing and certification of business continuity management systems (Joint project with ISO/CASCO),