DR/BC Plans and Security Procedures errors
DR/BC Plans and Security Procedures errors – Janco has reviewed the recovery processes of 148 enterprises that were impacted by the recent hurricanes, fires, miscellaneous business disruption events and found that 53% had some significant error(s) or omission(s) in their DR/BC Plans and/or security procedures. Many were attributed to the length of the business interruption event and the lack of supporting infrastructure such as cell communication (Puerto Rico) or shortage of fuel for back up generators.
Janco is currently in the process of determining what were the causes for these defect. Preliminary findings are that as a result of the slow economy enterprise cut back on the maintenance of core infrastructure. This included updating existing DR/BC plans Security procedures with changes, training in those areas, and people being reassigned or leaving the enterprise that were critical for these processes.
Janco has added 17 electronic forms to alleviate this problem in DR/BC plan and its Security Manual Template. Included as a bonus is an eReader format of both templates. The forms can be completed via tablets and smartphones and stored in a remote cloud location. With the included security and DR/BC audit programs, it now is easier to highlight those areas of existing plans and procedures which need work to guarantee compliance with security mandates and success in the recovery process.