Contingency Plan Crucial After 9/11

London Editor

The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 highlighted the fact that some risk managers were and are still operating without business continuity plans in place, according to experts in counter-terrorism and crisis management.

“Post 9/11, many CEOs and presidents turned around to their security directors and said, Do we have a business continuity plan? Youd be amazed how many companies didnt,” said Will Geddes, chief executive officer of International Corporate Protection Ltd. in London. ICP specializes in counter-terrorism surveys, contingency planning, kidnap and ransom management, and information technology security.

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