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On Risk Management, Business Continuity, and Security
24 April, 2017
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Continuity of Operations Plan (Definition)

US Federal government term for a plan to ensure the safety of employees and the resumption of time-sensitive operations and services in case of emergencies.

A Continuity of Operations Plan is often known by its acronym, COOP.

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