Is US BCP courting disaster?

GIVEN that in the past few years the US has faced both the biggest terrorist attack and worst hurricane season in history, it is hardly surprising that business continuity management (BCM) is a hot topic among risk managers across all sectors of US industry.

Yet despite the diligence with which American corporations are tackling the increasingly high-profile threat of business interruption, the US appears to be lagging behind its neighbours in terms of government readiness to ensure commerce wil