Disaster Recovery Planning. Recorded Webinar. Overview. What is disaster planning? Why do we need disaster plans? How do we use disaster plans?. Definitions. Response: How we manage a disaster - Emergency operating procedure - Crisis management
What is disaster planning?
Why do we need disaster plans?
How do we use disaster plans?
Recovery is not certain
Recovery takes time
Recovery may require adaptation
Minimize loss of life and injury to employees
Protect facilities, equipment, records and other assets that support essential functions
Consistency of services
Reduce financial losses
REDUCE AND MITIGATE THE DISRUPTION
Winter Storms & Ice
Severe Storms & Tornadoes
Scope of Disaster
- World Wide
Types of Disaster
Plan for Disaster
Always consider the “what if” and your vulnerability
Make resilience a key objective of all projects
Protect your assets
Develop a Plan
Assess the risks of your community
Identify organizations and people critical to your recovery
Create a communication plan
How would your organization continue to deliver mission-critical services if normal business operations were interrupted?
Communications Risks & Human Records Hazards Resources
Records, Systems and Equipment
Tests, Training and Exercises
Those services that must continue
at all times, even during and
after an emergency.
Identify the tasks necessary to achieving each essential function.
Determine theorderin which essential functions should be resumed.
Those positions necessary to perform a business’ essential functions.
Identify the key personnel necessary to achieving each essential function.
Identify their function,
not their individual abilities.
Record: Anything created or received by an organization in the course of its business
Vital records are records, regardless of media which if damaged or destroyed would disrupt business operations and require replacement at considerable cost.
Systems and Equipment:
Hardware, software and system data assets
Identify the vital records necessary to achieving each essential function.
Identify the systems and equipment,
necessary to access your vital records.
Fire and other disasters
Terrorism and sabotage
Ability to communicate with essential personnel, other businesses, organizations and customers.
Ability to support operational requirements
Access to data and systems
Who needs to be contacted?
How should they be contacted?
When do they need to be contacted?
What should they be told?
Link communication plan and systems to each essential function.
Identify the biggest risk
Determine what can reduce the risk
Begin a process to reduce the risk
Plan to Stay in Business
Protect Your Investment
Talk to Your Employees
Develop a Plan
for your Business