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9-4 Information Technology Professionals Policy -Section IV: Business Continuity Management Policy

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Section IV: Business Continuity Management Policy

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IV. Business Continuity Management Policy

This Policy establishes requirements for Local Information Service Providers to develop and maintain a business continuity plan.

  1. Business Continuity Plan
    Local Information Service Providers must develop and implement a business continuity plan to maintain or restore operations and ensure availability of information, following interrupts to or failures of business processes. The Plan includes:
    1. Identification of and agreement on all responsibilities and operational procedures;
    2. Disaster recovery/business continuity procedures;
    3. A data backup plan to ensure recovery of data;
    4. Specification of alternative operational procedures;
    5. Documentation of the above plan elements; and
    6. Testing and updating of the plan.

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