Business Continuity Planning (including Disaster Recovery)
A mistake often made by businesses, is thinking that a Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) is all they need. DRP deals with recovering your IT, and is only one part of Business Continuity Planning (BCP). The difference is best expressed as questions – can you answer both?
If you lost your IT systems, can you get them back?
If you lost your building, do you have procedures in place for how to recommence your business?
80% of business affected by a major incident either never re-open or close within 18 months. (Source: AXA Plc., 2007).
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The six IT risks that cause the most financial damage
Can your organisation prevent or recover from these?
- Human error
- IT system failure
- Third-party IT security or system failure
- Data loss from backup/restore failure
- Natural or manmade disaster
Source: IBM Corporation, November 2013. “Understanding the economics of IT risks and reputation: Making the business case for business continuity and IT security”
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