Disaster Recovery Planning
A disaster recovery planning consultant can help your organization in a number of ways, such as:
- Conducting an analysis of an organization’s IT infrastructure, systems and applications to identify critical assets and processes that need to be safeguarded in case of a disaster.
- Developing a comprehensive disaster recovery plan that outlines procedures and guidelines for restoring IT systems and data in the event of a disaster. This will include personnel, prioritization of systems and applications, recovery time objectives, and recovery point objectives.
- Testing the disaster recovery plan on a regular basis.
- Coordinating with other departments within the organization, such as IT, facilities, and emergency management, to ensure that the disaster recovery plan is integrated with the overall emergency response plan of the organization.
- Communicating the disaster recovery plan to all employees and stakeholders, so they understand their role in implementing the plan and restoring operations.
- Providing training to employees on disaster recovery procedures.
- Reviewing and assessing the organization’s business continuity plan and ensuring it aligns with the disaster recovery plan.