Policies and Guidelines

Departmental IT Best Practices - Testing and Maintenance of the Recovery Plan

Last Updated: January 8, 2010
Reviewed: January 8, 2010
Who does it apply to?
Departmental Management

Why is it important?
To ensure that the Recovery Plan results in effective business recovery.

Practices

Testing the Recovery Plan

What is it?
Testing the Recovery Plan for its effectiveness. Making changes as a result of testing.

WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE:
Develop testing scenarios. Regularly conduct tests and implement the Recovery Plan to validate its effectiveness.

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Maintaining the Recovery Plan

What is it?
Updating the Recovery Plan when changes in business, organization, staffing, processes, and technology occur.

WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE:
Regularly review and update the plan, as needed.

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