Organization Cyber Disaster Recovery Plan Checklist
Calamity occurrence in any area, arising from natural or man-made causes, or by accident or negligence which results in substantial loss of asset or business, Flood: Any unplanned event that requires immediate redeployment of limited resources is defined as cyber Disaster Recovery Plan.
Case Study- The World Trade Center Explosion: Recovery
Fiduciary Trust, a banking and financial institute’s Recovery Plan
The data center switched automatically to their secondary power system
Moved the operation to their alternate site in NJ which equipped with a computer network nearly identical to that of the bank
Case Study- The World Trade Center Explosion: Recovery Result
The system was down for Friday afternoon and was up and running by Monday morning as if nothing had happened
Employees retained their usual telephone numbers
Transactions went through the same as always
Customers couldn’t even detect that the bank was no longer operating from the World Trade Center.
Examples of Cyber Disaster Recovery Services:
Provide alternate site nearly identical to the customer’s damaged site
Business Impact Analysis
Provide services such as defining disaster plans and addressing exposures to business and recovery administrators
Provide services such as certifying qualified individuals in the discipline and promoting the credibility and professionalism of certified individuals
Creating a base of common knowledge for the business continuity/disaster recovery planning industry through education, assistance, and the promotion of international standards
On-Site Recovery Facilities
Manage the mobilization of an on-call response team, prepare a pre-designated site, erect temporary pre-engineered structures, install mechanical and electrical systems and coordinate move-in activities
Provide satellite telecommunications products and services.
The business continuity plan is a more proactive approach, as it describes how an organization can maintain operations during an emergency.