Security Planning And Disaster Recovery Pdf
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- Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan for Information Security
- Security Policy
- How to create an effective business continuity plan
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan for Information Security
Contingency and disaster recovery refers to the criteria and procedures used to guide management and technical staff in the recovery of computing and network facilities operated by the College of Public Health Office of Information Technology in the event that a disaster destroys all or part of the facilities. The contingency and disaster recovery plan is composed of a number of sections that document resources and procedures to be used in the event that a disaster occurs at the College of Public Health, Office of Information Technology. Each supported computing platform has a section containing specific recovery procedures. There are also sections that document the personnel that will be needed to perform the recovery tasks and an organizational structure for the recovery process. The contingency and disaster recovery plan is applicable to all College of Public Health system administrators, department administrators, and supervisors responsible for managing critical facilities, including server hardware, software, and data. The collegiate Office of Information Technology is applicable as an administrator of the core server infrastructure for the College of Public Health.
We rarely get advance notice that a disaster is ready to strike. Even with some lead time, though, multiple things can go wrong; every incident is unique and unfolds in unexpected ways. This is where a business continuity plan comes into play. To give your organization the best shot at success during a disaster, you need to put a current, tested plan in the hands of all personnel responsible for carrying out any part of that plan. The lack of a plan doesn't just mean your organization will take longer than necessary to recover from an event or incident.
How to create an effective business continuity plan
From cyber-attacks and equipment failure, through hurricanes or other natural disasters — DR needs to cover any possible scenario that threatens the availability of IT infrastructure. A disaster recovery plan DRP delineates how an organization will respond to any given disaster scenario, with the goal of supporting time-sensitive business processes and functions, and maintaining full business continuity. On the preventative side, a DRP aims to minimize the negative effects of specific scenarios by defining what the organization needs to do in order to avoid them. More specifically, a DRP needs to anticipate and delineate a plan of action in response to the loss of such mission-critical IT components and services as:.
Disaster Recovery involves a set of policies, tools and procedures to enable the recovery or continuation of vital technology infrastructure and systems following a natural or human-induced disaster.
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