CP from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

1. CP from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)” Please respond to the following:
• From the e-Activity below, explain in your own words what you believe CP attempts to provide for an organization, and describe what you believe is the most important CP consideration for an organization. Provide a rationale for your answer.
• Consider an organization in a specific industry (e.g., healthcare, financial, etc.), and discuss the potential shortcomings and repercussions if an organization in this sector neglected to participate in contingency planning efforts. Provide two real-world examples (successes and / or failures) to justify your answer.

2. BIA Processes and Practices” Please respond to the following:
• Explain in your own words the importance of business impact analysis activities when an organization is trying to determine the breadth of its contingency planning activities. Suggest the potential issues that could arise if a BIA is not performed.
• Of the major objectives of the BIA process, determine which you believe to be the most important of these objectives and explain why.

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