One of your employees is going through a messy divorce. Her soon-to-be-ex-husband is angry. He wants revenge and he’s unstable. He grabs his gun and drives to her place of employment. He’s looking for his wife, but he’s volatile and willing to shoot just about anyone who gets in his way. He opens fire at your place of employment and kills a half dozen people.
Do you think your business continuity plan or your business impact analysis should take a scenario like this into account?
What is your plan? How do you deal with the loss of business that happens in the hours and days after a tragedy like an active shooter? Your Emergency Management Plan should have policies and procedures in place for the time during a potential active shooter, but your business continuity plan should have policies and procedures in place for the hours, days, and even weeks following an active shooter event.
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