Enterprises recognize the need to develop a business continuity plan by virtue of government legislation, insurance requirements, and the threat of litigation from third parties. In the US, BCP initiatives were in response to the business losses and a reaction to many high-profile corporate accounting scandals, including Enron and WorldCom.
As current president of the Safety Organization of the Philippines (SOPI), Eros Zuñiga is the man behind ensuring security issues at work, at home or during catastrophic, man-made disasters. SOPI is a non-profit non-governmental, and national public service organization aimed at preserving life, promoting health, and protecting the environment.
It is industrial security when it involves individual corporations or when it deals with crisis management of a company. At the flick of a finger, this can escalate into a national security concern like the Dos Palmas incident in Palawan. What started a simple kidnapping case in Dos Palmas subsequently became a national security issue.