This is the most critical requirement in all ICT environments… whether you are running in the cloud, in a Hybrid environment or a traditional on-premise platform, ensuring that you have a well-documented and test business continuity plan should be the highest priority.
The business must have a formalised Business Continuity Plan along with the corresponding Backup and Disaster Recovery processes and procedures including all systems documentation and a DR Kit in preparation for an emergency. This provides the business with a means to recover from all disasters, fire, flood other, system failures, data corruption or cyber-attack or security breach.
|Review current BCP and provide feedback, gap analysis and recommendations for improvement.
|Discuss BCP requirements, review backup and recovery processes, workshop BCP framework/requirements and decide on document structure. Draft and present plan.
|Carry out scheduled testing of the BCP, document any issues and provide recommendations for addressing any issues or for improvement.