Friday, January 11, 2013

Disaster Recovery

The process of recovering IT systems and services. DR can be seen as a sub-set of business continuity planning. The following are important elements of DR.
  • Risk assessment
  • Identification of most critical systems
  • Putting suitable DR arrangements in place (including suitable authorisations)
Risks within DR
  • Over-reliance on one supplier
  • Failure to test
  • Failure to update plans
 Commitment to resource disaster recovery process