As a result of COVID-19 many organisations and governments are finding themselves in an unprecedented situation. There has been a switch to remote and home working on a scale not seen before.

Many businesses have also suspended or partially suspended many of their non-critical operations, and are struggling to maintain critical operations.

This is unusual in that it is occurring globally, across all sectors, and impacting entire supply chains. It’s also unusual that it is occurring for an extended period – most DR plans tend to be short term.

In response to this, many organisations have been invoking partial or full Business Continuity Plans (BCP). This is likely to continue for in some form, for a major part of 2020.

A complimentary report from industry leader BAE Systems is here.