BS 25999:2012

BS 25999:2012


The BS 25999 Business Continuity Management (BCM) standard is currently in the process of being withdrawn on 1 November 2012 (a six month period after ISO 22301 publication).

Until BS25999-2 is withdrawn it still remains relevant to organisations that are looking at BCMS certification. The BS 25999 BCM standard provides the framework for best practice in business continuity management.

The BS-25999 certification strengthens our global recognition as a company with a sustainable continuity risk management practice, further reinforcing our longstanding commitment to shareholders, customers, regulators and partners,” said Walid Kamal, Senior Vice President - Technology Security & Risk Management, du. “It is through the establishment of strong BCM processes, resilient infrastructure and people capabilities that we are continually improving our BCM activities

BS-25999 highlights the maturity of a company’s BCM program, ensuring that all corresponding activities are conducted and implemented in a controlled manner as well as meet challenging global criteria.

Principles of BS 25999:2012

  • Faster recovery after a genuine disruption
  • Increased confidence of boards of directors, shareholders and other stakeholders
  • Client / customer confidence providing you with competitor advantage
  • Potential leverage in relation to your business insurance costs
  • Enhanced corporate image – benchmarked against international best practice
BS 25999:2012