DRJ Glossary of Business Continuity Terms

Antibody Test

A test for a specific disease blood antigen, or protein, following an infection, to understand if the body has produced antibodies to the disease.

Antigen

An antigen is part of a virus that your immune system uses to recognize as a foreign substance. This signals your body to start making antibodies to fight the virus.

Application Recovery

The component of Disaster Recovery that deals specifically with the restoration of business system software and data after the processing platform has been restored or replaced.

Assembly Area

The designated area at which employees, visitors, and contractors assemble if evacuated from their building/site.

Associate Business Continuity Professional (ABCP)

The ABCP level is designed for individuals with less than two years of industry experience, but who have minimum knowledge in continuity management, and have passed the DRII qualifying exam.

Associate Fellow of the Business Continuity Institute (AFBCI)

This certified membership grade is designed for professionals that have significant experience in business continuity and have held the MBCI membership grade for more than three years.

Associate Healthcare Provider Continuity Professional (AHPCP)

The AHPCP level is designed for individuals with less than two years of industry experience, but who have minimum knowledge in continuity management, and have passed the Healthcare qualifying exam.

Associate Member Business Continuity Institute (AMBCI)

This certified membership grade is designed for professionals that have at least one year's experience in business continuity and who have taken and passed the Certificate of the BCI (CBCI) Examination.

Associate Public Sector Continuity Professional (APSCP)

The APSCP level is designed for individuals with less than two years of industry experience, but who have minimum knowledge in continuity management, and have passed the Public Sector qualifying exam.

Associate Risk Management Professional (ARMP)

The ARMP level is designed for individuals with less than two years of Risk Management experience, completed the DRII Risk Management class, and have passed the Risk Examination.