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Disseminate and communicate the business continuity policy to interested personnel and affected parties.


CONTROL ID
14198
CONTROL TYPE
Communicate
CLASSIFICATION
Preventive

SUPPORTING AND SUPPORTED CONTROLS




This Control directly supports the implied Control(s):
  • Establish, implement, and maintain a business continuity policy., CC ID: 12405

There are no implementation support Controls.


SELECTED AUTHORITY DOCUMENTS COMPLIED WITH




  • Have the policy and objectives for the BCMS, which are compatible with the context and strategic direction of the organization, been established and communicated? (Leadership ¶ 2, ISO 22301: Self-assessment questionnaire)
  • Have measureable business continuity (BC) objectives been established, documented and communicated throughout the organization with a plan to achieve them? (Planning ¶ 3, ISO 22301: Self-assessment questionnaire)
  • Firms should make outsourced and third party providers aware of relevant internal policies, including those on outsourcing, ICT, information security, or operational resilience. Where firms' policies include confidential or sensitive information, firms can omit or redact it and only share those sect… (§ 4.11, SS2/21 Outsourcing and third party risk management, March 2021)
  • Establish, document, approve, communicate, apply, evaluate and maintain business continuity management and operational resilience policies and procedures. Review and update the policies and procedures at least annually. (BCR-01, Cloud Controls Matrix, v4.0)
  • communicating the importance of effective business continuity and of conforming to the BCMS requirements; (§ 5.1 ¶ 1 d), ISO 22301:2019, Security and resilience — Business continuity management systems — Requirements, Second Edition)
  • be communicated within the organization; (§ 5.2.2 ¶ 1 b), ISO 22301:2019, Security and resilience — Business continuity management systems — Requirements, Second Edition)
  • be available to interested parties, as appropriate. (§ 5.2.2 ¶ 1 c), ISO 22301:2019, Security and resilience — Business continuity management systems — Requirements, Second Edition)
  • the business continuity policy; (§ 7.3 ¶ 1 a), ISO 22301:2019, Security and resilience — Business continuity management systems — Requirements, Second Edition)
  • A contingency planning policy that addresses purpose, scope, roles, responsibilities, management commitment, coordination among organizational entities, and compliance; and (CP-1a.1., StateRAMP Security Controls Baseline Summary Category 1, Version 1.1)
  • A contingency planning policy that addresses purpose, scope, roles, responsibilities, management commitment, coordination among organizational entities, and compliance; and (CP-1a.1., StateRAMP Security Controls Baseline Summary Category 2, Version 1.1)
  • A contingency planning policy that addresses purpose, scope, roles, responsibilities, management commitment, coordination among organizational entities, and compliance; and (CP-1a.1., StateRAMP Security Controls Baseline Summary Category 3, Version 1.1)
  • A contingency planning policy that addresses purpose, scope, roles, responsibilities, management commitment, coordination among organizational entities, and compliance; and (CP-1a.1., StateRAMP Security Controls Baseline Summary High Sensitivity Level, Version 1.1)
  • Communicated effectively throughout the entity. (App A Objective 2:1b, FFIEC Business Continuity Planning (BCP) IT Examination Handbook, November 2019)
  • A contingency planning policy that addresses purpose, scope, roles, responsibilities, management commitment, coordination among organizational entities, and compliance; and (CP-1a.1. High Baseline Controls, FedRAMP Baseline Security Controls, 8/28/2018)
  • A contingency planning policy that addresses purpose, scope, roles, responsibilities, management commitment, coordination among organizational entities, and compliance; and (CP-1a.1. Low Baseline Controls, FedRAMP Baseline Security Controls, 8/28/2018)
  • A contingency planning policy that addresses purpose, scope, roles, responsibilities, management commitment, coordination among organizational entities, and compliance; and (CP-1a.1. Moderate Baseline Controls, FedRAMP Baseline Security Controls, 8/28/2018)
  • [Selection (one or more): organization-level; mission/business process-level; system-level] contingency planning policy that: (CP-1a.1., Control Baselines for Information Systems and Organizations, NIST SP 800-53B, High Impact Baseline, October 2020)
  • [Selection (one or more): organization-level; mission/business process-level; system-level] contingency planning policy that: (CP-1a.1., Control Baselines for Information Systems and Organizations, NIST SP 800-53B, Low Impact Baseline, October 2020)
  • [Selection (one or more): organization-level; mission/business process-level; system-level] contingency planning policy that: (CP-1a.1., Control Baselines for Information Systems and Organizations, NIST SP 800-53B, Moderate Impact Baseline, October 2020)
  • [Selection (one or more): organization-level; mission/business process-level; system-level] contingency planning policy that: (CP-1a.1., Cybersecurity Supply Chain Risk Management Practices for Systems and Organizations, NIST Special Publication 800-161, Revision 1, Appendix A, C-SCRM Level 3 Controls)
  • A contingency planning policy that addresses purpose, scope, roles, responsibilities, management commitment, coordination among organizational entities, and compliance; and (CP-1a.1. Low Baseline Controls, Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security, Revision 2)
  • A contingency planning policy that addresses purpose, scope, roles, responsibilities, management commitment, coordination among organizational entities, and compliance; and (CP-1a.1. Moderate Baseline Controls, Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security, Revision 2)
  • A contingency planning policy that addresses purpose, scope, roles, responsibilities, management commitment, coordination among organizational entities, and compliance; and (CP-1a.1. High Baseline Controls, Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security, Revision 2)
  • A contingency planning policy that addresses purpose, scope, roles, responsibilities, management commitment, coordination among organizational entities, and compliance; and (CP-1a.1., Security and Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations, NIST SP 800-53, High Impact Baseline, Revision 4)
  • A contingency planning policy that addresses purpose, scope, roles, responsibilities, management commitment, coordination among organizational entities, and compliance; and (CP-1a.1., Security and Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations, NIST SP 800-53, Low Impact Baseline, Revision 4)
  • A contingency planning policy that addresses purpose, scope, roles, responsibilities, management commitment, coordination among organizational entities, and compliance; and (CP-1a.1., Security and Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations, NIST SP 800-53, Moderate Impact Baseline, Revision 4)
  • A contingency planning policy that addresses purpose, scope, roles, responsibilities, management commitment, coordination among organizational entities, and compliance; and (CP-1a.1., Security and Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations, NIST SP 800-53, Revision 4)
  • [Selection (one or more): organization-level; mission/business process-level; system-level] contingency planning policy that: (CP-1a.1., Security and Privacy Controls for Information Systems and Organizations, NIST SP 800-53, Revision 5)
  • A contingency planning policy that addresses purpose, scope, roles, responsibilities, management commitment, coordination among organizational entities, and compliance; and (CP-1a.1., Supply Chain Risk Management Practices for Federal Information Systems and Organizations, NIST Special Publication 800-161, April 2015)
  • A contingency planning policy that addresses purpose, scope, roles, responsibilities, management commitment, coordination among organizational entities, and compliance; and (CP-1a.1., TX-RAMP Security Controls Baseline Level 1)
  • A contingency planning policy that addresses purpose, scope, roles, responsibilities, management commitment, coordination among organizational entities, and compliance; and (CP-1a.1., TX-RAMP Security Controls Baseline Level 2)