Top 10 Reasons Disaster Recovery Business Continuity Plans Do Not Meet Compliance Requirements
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Top 10 Reasons DR/BC Not Compliant - Compliance and business continuity management are closely inter-related. A company's disaster recovery and business continuity programs would be incomplete without covering compliance risks and without using compliance tools to mitigate risks. On the other hand, compliance management is a critical component of disaster recovery and business continuity. This is recognized by executive management's ensuring that integrity and regulatory compliance are achieved - alongside strategic, operations and reporting objectives as the key pillars of a corporate disaster recovery and business continuity programs.
Looking at compliance as an integral part of disaster recovery and business continuity, and at disaster recovery and business continuity as an integral part of compliance, helps companies to address a number of things they tend to do wrong in compliance. Here are ten areas where compliance often goes wrong:
- Not focusing on what matters most
- Not having sufficient C-Level executive direction
- Not integrating compliance into the company's Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity program and business operations
- Not providing a sufficient degree of independence
- Not seeking independent validation of compliance of disaster recovery and business continuity effectiveness
- Treating disaster recovery and business continuity compliance and as a box-ticking exercise
- Not planning for or testing for all contingencies
- Not providing sufficient training or materials for staffing
- Not allocating sufficient budget to keep plans current
- Picking a compliance standard that is not mature
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