There are many threats to your business, to understand what may harm your business we have listed a number of noticeable threats that could damage or fatally cripple your business.
Theft can happen to any business, a criminal can break into your premises or system and steal anything they want.
This can range from hundreds to thousands of pounds worth of damages and can cause serious setbacks for your business.
Even worse, a criminal can potentially steal confidential data of customers and business clients. This data is vital as your customer and cliental base have trusted you with their personal information and losing this information could have serious impact to your reputation and trust as a business.
Can you still operate after a break-in? Is your Data safely backed-up? Our BCP will help you prepare for any scenario relating to theft and assist you in recovery
The Elements and Impact Damage
Your company may have very secure premises, but what would happen if a fire, flood or impact did damage to your property? Could you still operate as a business?
A small fire can start and within minutes can destroy your office equipment, building structure and can become a serious health and safety hazard as the smoke, chemicals from fighting the fire, can still linger
You would be looking at repairs ranging from simply re-decorating to renovation and structural work.
Could your business still operate after fire damage?
A burst pipe, flooding, storm damage can happen to any business, this may totally destroy your equipment and can also filter into places unnoticed causing mould and rot to the building structure as well as being a health and safety hazard.
Repairs for such damage include; Damage restoration, structural damage, floor damage repairs and cleaning.
Can your business continue after flooding?
Impact damage is also a risk and is a common occurrence to insurance companies. A tree, a vehicle colliding into your premises can be crippling to your business.
What sort of impact can this cause?
Could the impact have damaged vital equipment? But most importantly can you still operate as a business?
Like fire and water hazards, impact damage is a real health and safety concern and the repairs can range from basic structure repair to full restoration.
A power outage can instantly cripple your business, even a short term power outage can instantly halt your business for a number of hours costing you money and resources.
Not only is it a major inconvenience it can be a security hazard and a health and safety hazard. Security systems for the premises can fail leaving your business vulnerable to burglaries and trespassing and with regards to health and safety, a power outage will stop powering lights , doors and lifts etc , meaning staff can be trapped in premises until the power is put back on.
Can your business still operate in a power outage? And can it continue to run as normal after a power outage?
At Clear BCP, we will cover these types of issues in our plan and ensure you are best prepared against the elements and a power outage.
Cyber threats can seriously disrupt your business. Threats such as Malware and hackers can range from disrupting the performance of your IT systems and in more serious cases steal, corrupt data or interrupt the network.
If your business like many is heavily IT orientated, this can seriously disrupt work flow and even temporarily halt your business.
Do you have your data backed up onto a recovery system?
Could you still operate as a business even if your systems performance is poor?
Clear BCP is part of Clear Computing Limited, our expertise is in helping companies maintain their IT as well as prevent and aid our clients in any attack on your computer system.
When you hire staff for your business, in reality all you know about them is what they have said on their CV and their given references. Most staff are generally loyal to the company they work for, but there has been cases and will always be incidents of rogue employees.
Usually a rouge staff member’s main purpose is to steal your resources, time and information so they can set-up or help a rival competitor.
Mistakes many companies make is lack of confidentiality and non – water tight contracts.
Has your business ensured its safety against rogue staff and can you take necessary action, should an occurrence happen?
At Clear BCP our plan can help you take the steps to ensure you are safe guarded against rogue staff and that you can take necessary action to stop them damaging or closing your business.
Natural disasters, conflicts and other incidents can have a deeper effect on the world especially in business. As a company you may rely on importing resources or using services from another country for your business to operate. But should that country suffer a disaster or become a potential warzone how much will that affect your operations?
We will go through with you and your business how to deal with a supply chain crisis and ensure you keep your business still functioning.
If your company holds sensitive information that may be worth thousands if not millions to other companies, especially competitors, you are very much at risk of industrial espionage.
Companies will hire professional corporate spies to view your business, and will fish for weaknesses and vulnerabilities of your sensitive information. You may have up to date security and dedicated staff but no business is 100% safe.
Is your business prepared for such an attack? Can you still function with this stolen information?
Do you have a backup system?
The Clear BCP we will prepare you for such a threat to your business and ensure you are fully educated on espionage and the safeguarding of your business.