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Acronyms Description
ALE Annualised Loss Exposure or Expectancy
BC Business Continuity
BC Plan Business Continuity Plan
BCC Business Unit BCM Coordinator
BCCA Business Continuity Certified Auditor
BCCE Business Continuity Certified Expert
BCCP Business Continuity Certified Planner
BCCLA Business Continuity Certified Lead Auditor
BCCS Business Continuity Certified Specialist
BCMBoK Body of Knowledge
BCMS Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
BCP Business Continuity Planning
BIA Business Impact Analysis
BRP Resumption Planning
BU Business Unit
CBA Cost/Benefit Analysis
CBF Critical Business Functions
CC Crisis Communication
CCCE Crisis Communication Certified Expert
CCCS Crisis Communication Certified Specialist
CCCP Crisis Communication Certified Planner
CL Competency Level
CM Crisis Management
CM Plan Crisis Management Plan
CMCE Crisis Management Certified Expert
CMCS Crisis Management Certified Specialist
CMCP Crisis Management Certified Planner
CMP Crisis Management Planning
CMT Crisis Management Team
COOP Continuity of Support Plan
DA Damage Assessment
DA Team Damage Assessment Team
DR Disaster Recovery
DR Plan Disaster Recovery Plan
DR Team Disaster Recovery Team
DRaaS Disaster Recovery as a Service
DRCE Disaster Recovery Certified Expert
DRCS Disaster Recovery Certified Specialist
DRCP Disaster Recovery Certified Planner
DRP Disaster Recovery Planning
DRP Team Disaster Recovery Planning Team
EOC Emergency Operations Center
HA High Availability
ICS Incident Command Systems
IM Incident Management
IM Plan Incident Management Plan
IR Incident Response
IR Plan Incident Response Plan
MAD Maximum Allowable Downtime
MAO Maximum Acceptable Outage
MAOT Maximum Acceptable Outage Time
MBCO Minimum Business Continuity Objective
MTD Maximum Tolerable Downtime
MTPD Maximum Tolerable Period of Disruption
NAS Network Attached Storage
OEP Occupant Emergency Planning
PD Plan Development
PM Project Management
RA Risk Analysis
RAID Redundant Arrays of Independent Disks
RAR Risk Analysis & Review
RFP Request for Proposal
RM Risk Management
RPO Recovery Point Objective
RS Business Continuity Strategy
RTO Recovery Time Objective
SAN Storage Area Network
SDLC System Development Life Cycle
SLA Service Level Agreement
TE Testing and Exercising
UPS Uninterruptible Power Supply























































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