A pandemic is a very particular and very terrible type of crisis. Unlike other crises such as earthquakes or cyberattacks which impact the bank’s infrastructure, pandemics directly impact its people – employees, vendors, suppliers – who might be unable to perform their jobs. Further, customers cannot do business in usual ways. Unlike other crises such as technological breakdowns or security threats to which there is a reasonable expectation of resolution within a certain time frame, a pandemic’s duration can be prolonged. Its severity can be brutal. Planning for a pandemic should start long before the pandemic is on the horizon.…
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