Today we'll cover some important concepts in the Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning domain. Traditionally, Business Continuity Planning (BCP) proactively plans, implements, and tests for the continuity of critical business processes. As stated in the previous chapter, business processes may include accounting, payroll, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and so on. The Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP) is useful for planning the recovery of information systems that support the critical business processes.
In this chapter we'll focus on the following topics: