Insurance does not cover all costs and cannot replace customers that defect to the competition.
A business continuity plan to continue business is essential.
Following an incident that disrupts business operations, resources will be needed to carry out recovery strategies and to restore normal business operations.
Resources can come from within the business or be provided by third parties.
After all managers have completed their worksheets, information should be reviewed. Meetings with individual managers should be held to clarify information and obtain missing information.
After all worksheets have been completed and validated, the priorities for restoration of business processes should be identified.
Business continuity impact analysis identifies the effects resulting from disruption of business functions and processes.
It also uses information to make decisions about recovery priorities and strategies.
Therefore, recovery strategies for information technology should be developed so technology can be restored in time to meet the needs of the business.
Manual workarounds should be part of the IT plan so business can continue while computer systems are being restored.