Audit of business continuity planning: Em20-69/2017E-PDF

“As part of Treasury Board’s policy instruments on government security, departments must establish a Business Continuity Planning (BCP) Program. The intent of the Program is to plan for the continued availability of services and associated assets that are critical to the health, safety, security or economic well-being of Canadians, or to the effective functioning of government. BCP is a preventive control that builds resiliency before disaster strikes. As per Treasury Board’s Operational Security Standard on BCP Program, business continuity plans are required for all services that, if interrupted, would result in a high degree of injury to Canadians or the working of government. The objective of this audit was to determine whether the Department has adequately planned for the continued availability of its critical services"--Background, p. 1.

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Department/Agency Employment and Social Development Canada. Internal Audit Services Branch.
Title Audit of business continuity planning
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Audit de la planification de la continuité des activités. Cover title. "Unclassified." "May 2017."
Date 2017.
Number of Pages 10 p.
ISBN 978-0-660-09174-7
Catalogue Number
  • Em20-69/2017E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number SP-1149-07-17
Subject Terms Federal departments, Planning, Internal audits