Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP)
Disaster recovery is a process that enables the business to recover from an event that affects the normal business operations for a prolonged period of time.
At this point, I would like to highlight the similarities and differences between BCP and DRP processes:
- Both BCP and DRP are targeted at continuity or the resumption of business processes, as the case may be.
- Both the processes address the actions to be taken when an incident happens or a disruptive event strikes.
- BCP focuses on the continuity of business processes. For example, power failure is an incident. It is not a disastrous event. BCP will address this using continuity processes such as an Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) system or a power generator. However, ...