Your ERP system might require a 15-minute failover vs.a document folder then you can operate without for 24 hours.Watch our video, The Importance of Testing Your Disaster Recovery Plan, and learn why the benchmark of any good DR plan is testing.
When possible, the DRP creators should take a backseat during the testing process; it is key that the recovery procedures can be performed without them.
Although they have a comprehensive knowledge of the DRP, any extra insight or shortcuts the creators may apply during execution of the procedures will not be available during a disaster.
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If you are in the preparing or updating stages of your plan, watch our video, Preparing for Disaster Recovery, learn more about how the disasters you don't think about can destroy your data as easily as the disasters you do.
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Finally, there is no formal process to maintain and support IDRPs across CIC: IDRPs across headquarters and regions are at various stages of revision.
Recovery Point Objectives, which document management's expectations on information loss and form the basis for back up procedures, have not been defined.
The objective of the audit was to provide assurance that information technology (IT) information and assets are maintained and safeguarded, through an informatics disaster recovery plan (IDRP), to ensure the continued availability of information technology functions at Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC).
As an integral part of CIC's service continuity and emergency management planning, the IDRP details the necessary steps for recovering IT assets after an unplanned or significant interruption.
If you already have a disaster recovery plan in place, you’re off to a great start, but your job isn’t over quite yet.