We offer a full suite of business resilience offerings, including risk assessments and mitigation, emergency preparedness planning, Business Continuity Planning (BCP) /Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP), and Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP). Global’s continuity consulting practice focuses on providing clients with the following services:
BDA Global performs risk assessments to determine where there are emergency preparedness risks to organizations. We conduct quantitative and qualitative analyses, examining potential impacts to personnel, facilities, technology, the surrounding community, and operational outcomes.
BDA Global uses its Business Impact Analysis (BIA) / Business Process Analysis (BPA) software tool CONTINUUM to conduct its clients’ BIA/BPAs. The BIA/BPA process is used to gather critical data on organizational functions, processes, resources, essential records, technologies, and internal and external dependencies, and provides the core data that is needed to develop comprehensive Continuity of Operations / Business Continuity Plans. CONTINUUM is a survey tool that facilitates the collection, aggregation, and analysis of this key organizational data.
Continuity of Operations (COOP) Plans are developed in compliance with the framework(s) outlined in Federal Continuity Directives 1 and 2 and the Continuity Guidance Circular, as appropriate. We also develop Business Continuity Plans for a broad range of organizations, including crisis management, emergency response, notification and communications strategies, and detailed continuity actions
BDA Global develops Disaster Recovery Planning to ensure the effective redundancy of IT assets and the timely recovery and restoration of records and functionality after a technology disruption. Our services include designing, deploying, and testing DR and Information System Continuity Plans (ISCPs).
BDA Global develops training and awareness programs to ensure that all personnel are prepared to respond to emergency events, including identifying and reporting threats and taking appropriate action(s) in the case of a disruptive event. Services include designing and implementing preparedness and awareness programs, providing targeted training sessions for key personnel, and supporting the organization to ensure that all employees know how to follow plan protocols during and after any type of disruption.
BDA Global designs comprehensive Testing, Training and Exercise (TT&E) programs for our clients, and develops and conducts numerous drills, tabletop exercises, and full-scale exercises to ensure organizational preparedness. Exercises are designed to be compliant with the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEE) and include relevant base scenarios and cascading injects to test a broad range of organizational response capabilities. We also develop targeted trainings for individual organizational units or functions to enhance readiness.
BDA Global develops workplace violence prevention programs to ensure employee and visitor safety, including the construction of policies and procedures to address active shooter and other scenarios; creation of crisis management teams; and designing and conducting workplace violence awareness training.
Our services include conducting detailed assessments of client’s facilities covering a wide spectrum of security areas, including access control, CCTV, alarm systems, security staff, mail screening, key/fob control, etc., and working with clients to develop and deploy tools and techniques to enhance security.