Disaster Recovery Guide
Business Continuity Planning

ISO 27001, ISO 27002, ISO 17799, ISO 22301, COBIT, Sarbanes-Oxley, and HIPAA Compliant

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The Disaster Recovery Guide can be used for any sized enterprise.   The template and supporting material have been updated to be Sarbanes-Oxley, Cobit, ISO, HIPAA and PCI-DSS compliant.  The complete package includes:

  • Disaster Recovery Planning and Business Continuity Template
  • Business and IT Impact Analysis Questionnaire
  • Work Plan
  • Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity Audit Program

Exposure Types

New are (Version History):

  • Web Site Disaster Recovery Planning Form

  • Department Disaster Recovery Activation Workbook

    • Quick Reference Guide

    • Team Alert List (Form)

    • DRP Team Responsibilities

    • DRP Team Checklist

    • Critical Function(s) Definition

    • Normal Business Hour Response Procedures

    • After Hours Response Procedures

    • DRP Location(s) Definition

    • DRP Recovery Procedures

    • Notification Procedures

    • Notification Call List (Form)

  • Vendor Disaster Recovery Questionnaire

  • Vendor Phone List Form Updated

  • Key Customer Notification Form

  • Critical Resources to be Retrieved Form

  • Business Continuity Off-Site Materials Form

Included with the template are Electronic Forms which have been designed to lower the cost of maintenance of the plan. Electonic Forms that can be emailed, completed via a computer or tablet, and stored electronically including:
  • LAN Inventory,
  • Location Contact Numbers,
  • Off-Site Inventory,
  • Personnel Locations,
  • Plan Distribution,
  • Remote Location Contact Information,
  • Team Call List, and
  • Vendor Contact Information.

With the template is a 3 page Job Description for the Disaster Recovery Manager.  The  PREMIUM Bundle contains the following key job descriptions:

  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Security Officer
  • Chief Compliance Officer
  • Chief Mobility Officer
  • VP Strategy and Architecture
  • Director Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
  • Director e-Commerce
  • Director Media Communications
  • Manager Disaster Recovery
  • Manager Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
  • Disaster Recovery Coordinator
  • Disaster Recovery - Special Projects Supervisor
  • Manager Database
  • Manager Record Administrator
  • Capacity Planning Supervisor
  • Manager Media Library Support
  • Manager Site Management
  • Pandemic Coordinator

Clients can also subscribe to Janco's DRP update service and receive all updates to the DRP Template*. 

The DRP template is over 220 pages and includes everything needed to customize it to fit your specific requirement.  The electronic document includes proven written text and examples for the following major sections:

  • Plan Introduction

  • Business Impact Analysis - including a sample impact matrix

  • DRP Organization Responsibilities pre and post disaster - drp checklist

  • Backup Strategy for Data Centers, Departmental File Servers, Wireless Network servers, Data at Outsourced Sites, Desktops (In office and "at home"), Laptops and PDA's.

  • Recovery Strategy including approach, escalation plan process and decision points

  • Disaster Recovery Procedures in a check list format

  • Plan Administration Process

  • Technical Appendix including definition of necessary phone numbers and contact points

  • Job Description for DRP Manager (3 pages long) - entire team job descriptions are available.

  • Work Plan to modify and implement the template.  Included is a list of deliverables for each task.

There is a extensive section that shows how to conduct full test of the DRP.  It includes

  • Disaster Recovery Manager Responsibilities

  • Distribution of the Disaster Recovery Plan

  • Maintenance of the Business Impact Analysis

  • Training of the Disaster Recovery Team

  • Testing of the plan

  • Evaluation of the plan tests

  • Maintenance of the plan

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