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The Extraordinary Risk of Business Continuity Interruption

In his blog, IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers, CIA, QIAL, CGAP, CCSA, CRMA, shares his personal reflections and insights on the internal audit profession. Here's an excerpt from his latest post:

There are few things that capture the public's attention faster than widespread flight delays. Ask Delta Air Lines and British Airways. This summer the two venerable carriers were tested when unexpected technical glitches grounded flights and delayed customer check ins.

In Delta's case, 2,300 flights were cancelled over three days in early August when equipment failures and a subsequent power outage darkened computer terminals at its Atlanta headquarters. All Delta flights were grounded for a time until power was restored.

Read the full InternalAuditor.org blog post from IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers.