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ISO 22301:2019 What will change?

Less text, more flexibility; less prescriptiveness, more pragmatism – that, in a nutshell, is the new version of the ISO 22301 standard for Business Continuity Management Systems (BCMS). Although the revision does not bring drastic changes, the new version of the standard is a definite improvement and will bring even more value to its users.

The first edition of ISO 22301 was launched in May 2012. It was the first truly internationally accepted standard on business continuity, and it consists of requirements to implement a Business Continuity Management System according to ISO Annex SL. As such, it stood in line with its prominent predecessors such as ISO 9001 and ISO/IEC 27001.

When ISO/TC 292 (ISO Technical Committee 292 on SEcurity and Resilience), its workgroup WG 2 – responsible for this standard – first asked within the community about the need to update it, there was an astonishingly little response.

We, as members, could not believe that nobody had the intention or desire to update this international standard. However, all of a sudden, the interest exploded and teh respective Project Team within WG 2 was challenged within an unprecendented volume of change requests concerning ISO 22301:2012.

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