Kd reference whether 3

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: current product enhancements? KD Reference: _______________________________ ___________________________________________ Ensure continuous services Whether organisational policies require a continuity framework and plan to be part of normal operational requirements for both the IT function and all organisations dependent on IT resources? KD Reference: _______________________________ ___________________________________________ Whether IT policies and procedures require: • a consistent philosophy and framework relating to development of continuity plan development • a prioritisation of applications with respect to timeliness of recovery and return • IT Audit Manual Volume III 37 IT Audit Manual No. Item Yes Response No KD • risk assessment and insurance consideration for loss of business in continuity situations for the IT function as well as users of resources • outline specific roles and responsibilities with respect to continuity planning with specific test, maintenance and update requirements • formal contract arrangements with vendors to provide services in event of need to recover, including back-up site facility or relationship, in advance of actual need • in each continuity plan minimum content to include: Emergency procedures to ensure the safety of all affected staff members Roles and responsibilities of the IT function, vendors providing recovery services, users of services and support administrative personnel A recovery framework consistent with long-range plan for continuity Listing of systems resources requiring alternatives (hardware, peripherals, software) Listing of highest to lowest priority applications, required recovery times and expected performance norms Administrative functions for communicating and providing support services such as benefits, payroll, external communications, cost tracking, etc., in event of need to recover Various recovery scenarios from minor to loss of total capability and response to each in sufficient detail for step-by-step execution Specific equipment and supply needs are identifie...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 10/27/2013 for the course LAW 10-100 taught by Professor Parsons during the One '10 term at Bond College.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online