Business Continuity Management


DRK, believing the "Power of Knowledge" aims to contribute in decision making process of your organization, with timely and reliable risk and security insights and predictions. DRK's contribution depends on a broad knowledge, expertise and experience.

Do you have an organizational BCM culture prepared for the worst-case scenarios unexpected?

Understanding of the Risk and Threat Environment

Organizations are operating in a web of risks consisting of economic, environmental, geopolitical, social and technological risks. Dealing with these complex risks in the interconnected business system is complicated and requires competency and interdisciplinary knowledge. When a risk cascades in such an interconnected web, it might cause “runaway collapse” and lead to sudden disruptions.

Therefore, the organizations must have an enterprise risk monitoring, prevention, and preparation system that feeds into BCMS

Is your organization familiar with the followings?

  • The existence of an enterprise risk management
  • Compliance with various laws and regulations
  • Identification of the impacts of the risks and their probabilities
  • Establishment of an incident response structure
  • External and internal Warning and communication mechanism
  • The level of the Employees’ awareness of business continuity and crisis management

If your answer is negative or partly affirmative to this question, it means that your organization might be exposed to a detrimental business disruption.

What is Business Continuity Management (BCM)?

BCM is a holistic management process that deals with the potential threats to an organization as well as with the impacts to business operations. It provides a framework for building organizational capability and resilience to safeguard the interests of key stakeholders, financials, customer loyalty, reputation, brand and value-creating activities.

Each Organization is a different Clock

How can we help?

DRK’s approach to achieve the desired maturity level in organizations consists of several steps which cover the entire life cycle of BCM. The ultimate aim is to ensure the resilience of your organization through forming a holistic framework that is capable of continuing the critical activities within an acceptable timeframe following a business disruption.

  • Diagnosing your organizational resilience.

    DRK’s experts have developed an innovative and unique approach to evaluating the readiness and strength of your organization against the internal and external shocks triggered by risks. The result of the test will help you to understand the current state of preparedness of your staff, the gaps/shortcomings in the plans, the weakness and vulnerabilities in the operational process. Accordingly, DRK offers a road plan based on the test results to level up your organizational maturity in business continuity.

    Every two years, nine out of 10 businesses suffer a serious security breach.

  • BCM Vision.

    An effective BCM starts with the expression of the vision that defines the end state with regards to what the organization strives to achieve. Executives outlines and underscores these goals, BCM policy, business criteria, executive oversight of risk identification, prioritization, and program funding in the charter.

  • Identifying Risks.

    Organizations are vulnerable to a complex web of risks. Even a small incident might trigger a worldwide chain reaction. Thus, smart organizations must continuously monitor risks through incorporated ways.

    Consider how the following incidents could negatively affect your organization:

    • Interstate conflict,
    • Social unrest,
    • Terrorist attacks,
    • Human-made and natural disasters,
    • Infectious diseases,
    • Energy price shock
    • Power outages,
    • Cyber-attacks,
    • Fires,
    • Loss of key personnel.

    The mortality rate for organizations that experience a disaster without contingency plans is %80

  • Understanding the impacts of the risks.

    The business impact analysis (BIA) is a key process of BCM. DRK identifies and prioritizes critical business activities and outlines both Recovery Time Objective (RTO) and maximum acceptable outage (MAO).

    In this process, DRK also focuses on the interested parties including vendors and suppliers to ensure appropriate control for all them through due diligence investigation of them.

  • Defining critical requirements.

    DRK examines the present capability to overcome the negative impacts and describes all kinds of necessary resources for continuity crucial business functions within an accepted time frame.

    43% of companies never reopen after a disaster and 29% more close within three years.

  • Forming the BCM strategy.

    DRK identifies various mitigation alternatives on the cost-effectiveness basis. Based on their analysis and in line with the particular needs of the organization, DRK offers viable BCM strategies for the continuity of business processes.

    Every five years, one in five companies experiences a major disaster.


  • Constructing fundamentals.

    DRK assists organizations to create necessary capacity that heighten their resilience. In this context, DRK develops business continuity, emergency response, crisis management and disaster recovery plans under an established program management. These plans provision roles, responsibilities and actions of the personnel in the event of serious business interruption.

  • Running the plans.

    DRK assists organizations to incorporate business continuity into the overall management system and organizational culture through:

    • Training Programs, Tests, Exercises, Audits

      DRK’s experts support your personnel-including third parties- to test the plans and help them to practice key issues as well as to increase their awareness and involvement. In this regard, DRK can organize various exercises and training programs that contribute to validate response/recovery capabilities and make business continuity a part of your organizational culture.

    • Maintenance

      BCM is a constant management process and needs continuous efforts. All components should be reviewed annually to address all changes and new threats.

      The test of the plans through exercises and training will help your organization to identify the shortcomings in strategies and designed resources as well as to amend the plans. Furthermore, any changes concerning the risk profile, infrastructure, systems, and processes should be considered in updating the plans.

      In this sense, DRK can assist you in the identification of the lessons-learned and import them into existing plans to update them.

  • Assuring Quality through affording reliable, dedicated and cost-effective support.

    Thanks to its philosophy, DRK is dedicated to delivering a reliable life-cycle service support. In this regard, DRK can provide pre-during and post-incident support:

    • Monitor risks and submit periodic security/ geopolitical risk assessment,
    • Conduct security checkups and audit service to identify the effectiveness of the existing corporate security system.
    • Provide real-time alert service for quick decision-making across the enterprise,
    • Plan and conduct the evacuation operations,
    • Secure corporate assets and supply transportation,
    • Design of security architecture based on BCPs.

If your answer is negative or partly affirmative to this question, it means that your organization might be exposed to a detrimental business disruption.

On average organizations spend about 0.0156% of their revenue on business continuity and resilience programs

The Benefits of BCM to your organization

An effective BCM will provide extensive gains for your organization by:

  • Creating an organizational culture on Crisis Management,
  • Improving awareness about risks, vulnerabilities, and their impacts on business,
  • Rectifying faults in the operation and security systems,
  • Protecting personnel, assets, and reputation,
  • Identifying time-critical business processes and necessary resources,
  • Securing supply chain,
  • Meeting regulatory requirements,
  • Contributing situational awareness and accelerating decision-making in a crisis,
  • Establishing a Crisis Management System capable of responding to incidents effectively and safely.

What advantages do we bring?

  • Besides risk and impact analyses, DRK offers full-package solutions encompassing many security services that help to increase the effectiveness of BCM,
  • DRK’s solutions can also be tailored to meet your business needs based on your existing BCM strategy,
  • DRK’s adaptive security management yields accurate prediction of the geopolitical risks and their impacts on the business processes.
  • Based on its proactive and holistic working philosophy, DRK provides cost-effective, reliable and scientific solutions.

Test yourself- Where is your organization?

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