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Disaster Recovery

Disaster can strike anywhere, any time. But how well equipped are you to manage them & restore normal operations as painlessly as possible? We hope this forum will assist. Please contribute!

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What is BCP?

BCP is the process by which an organization produces a document to assist recovery from partially or completely interrupted critical functions within a pre-determined timeframe following disruption.

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Category: Main -> Risk Analysis

Question
·  What is risk analysis?
·  What is Quantitative Risk Analysis?
·  What is Qualitative Risk Analysis?
·  What is BIA?
·  Why is all this relevant to disaster recovery planning?

Answer
·  What is risk analysis?

A method to help ensure that controls and expenditure are commensurate with the risks to which an organization is exposed.

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·  What is Quantitative Risk Analysis?

An approach which employs two major elements: the probability of an event occurring, and the expected loss should it actually occur?

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·  What is Qualitative Risk Analysis?

An assement type approach which employs a number of interrelated elements, including threats, vulnerabilities, and controls.

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·  What is BIA?

This is Business Impact Analysis. This is an assessment of the likely losses for different threat scenarios.

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·  Why is all this relevant to disaster recovery planning?

To create a sound and responsive plan it is essential to understand the actual risks, and the implications of each. Without this knowledge it is unlikely that the plan will fully reflect the reality facing the organization.

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