Business impact analysis concepts

The following concepts are used for determining the business impact analysis:

  • Recovery Point Object (RPO): RPO is how much time a company can last without its data before it affects the operation. This is also known as acceptable downtime, where a company could, agree that it can be without data for three hours—then the RPO is 3 hours. Should the IT systems in s company suffer loss of service at 13:00 hours then the RPO would be 16:00 hours. Any repair beyond that time would have an adverse impact on the business.
  • Recovery Time Object (RTO): RTO is the time that the company has been returned to an operational state. In the RPO scenario ,we would like the RTO to be before 16:00 hours. If the RTO is beyond ...

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