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An Update on TC 223 and ISO 22301

Written by  BRIAN ZAWADA

There are numerous articles and conversations currently taking place regarding ISO 22301 and ISO Technical Committee (TC) 223 in general – some based on fact, but many based on assumption and rumor. So, what’s the real story on ISO 22301 and the work being performed related to societal security?The purpose of this article is to provide updated information to help business continuity professionals better understand the ISO TC 223 standards development efforts underway and when to expect final work product that can help your organization better prepare for disruption.What is Technical Committee (TC) 223?According to the ISO website, TC 223 is pursuing international standardization in the area of societal security, aimed at increasing crisis management and business continuity capabilities, i.e. through improved technical, human, organizational, and functional interoperability as well as shared situational awareness, amongst all interested parties. The committee will use an all-hazards approach covering all necessary activities in