Business continuity (BC) -Business Continuity- refers to the maintenance of business functions or their quick resumption in the event of a major disruption, caused by fire, pandemic, flood, earthquake, financial crisis or other causes.

The plan should allow the organization to continue operating at least during a crisis. The plan helps the organization maintain resilience by responding quickly to any disruptions. A good and comprehensive risk analysis is essential for the continuity plan to be efficient and save the company money, time and reputation, in addition to avoiding on one occasion more than the temporary or total exit from the market when there is a prolonged interruption or a precipitate of financial, personal and reputation losses.