Disaster Recovery Planning Template
Business Continuity Planning

Sarbanes - Oxley, ISO 27001, ISO 27002, PCI,  & HIPAA Compliant

Disaster Recovery Plan TemplateDisasters can come in all shapes and sizes, from natural disasters (floods, hurricanes, and earthquakes) to emergencies resulting from an accident (burst water pipe), deferred maintenance (leaking roof), or negligence (fire or mold). An effective response will be determined by how well prepared you are to deal with a disaster.

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Disaster planning is an essential component of preserving your institution’s collections. With a written disaster plan, libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, and other collection-holding institutions can reduce the risk of disaster and minimize losses. The Disaster Recovery Business Continuity Template is perfect for small and medium-sized institutions that do not have in-house preservation staff.The Disaster Recovery Business Continuity Templateis also valuable for large enterprises that need to develop separate but related plans for multiple buildings, locations, or branches.

This Disaster Recovery Planning can be used as a Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plan template for any enterprise. The Disaster Recovery template and supporting material have been updated to be Sarbanes-Oxley and HIPAA compliant.  The Disaster Planning Template comes as a Word document and includes:

  • Disaster Recovery Plan and Business Continuity Template

  • Business and IT Impact Analysis Questionnaire

  • Work Plan

  • Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity Audit Program

  • Incident Communication Plan

Features of the template include:

  • Compliance with ISO 27001, ISO 27002 (formerly ISO 17799), ISO 27031, HIPAA, PCI, Sarbanes-Oxley and HIPAA standards

  • Web Site Disaster Recovery Planning Form

  • Department Disaster Recovery Activation Workbook

    • Quick Reference Guide

    • Team Alert List (Form)

    • DRP Team Responsibilities

    • DRP Team Checklist

    • Critical Function(s) Definition

    • Normal Business Hour Response Procedures

    • After Hours Response Procedures

    • DRP Location(s) Definition

    • DRP Recovery Procedures

    • Notification Procedures

    • Notification Call List (Form)

  • Updated Business and IT Impact Analysis Questionnaire

  • Vendor Disaster Recovery Questionnaire

  • Vendor Phone List Form Updated

  • Key Customer Notification Form

  • Critical Resources to be Retrieved Form

  • Business Continuity Off-Site Materials Form

The premium edition contains full job descriptions. They are:

  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Compliance Officer
  • Chief Digital Officer
  • Chief Experience Officer
  • Chief Mobility Officer
  • Chief Security Officer
  • VP Strategy and Architecture
  • Digital Brand Manager
  • Director Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
  • Director e-Commerce
  • Director Media Communications
  • Manager Database
  • Manager Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
  • Manager Disaster Recovery
  • Manager Media Library Support
  • Manager Record Administration
  • Manager Site Management
  • Manager Social Networking
  • Capacity Planning Supervisor
  • Disaster Recovery Coordinator
  • Disaster Recovery - Special Projects
  • Pandemic Coordinator

The DRP template is over 200 pages and includes everything needed to customize the Disaster Recovery Plan to fit your specific requirement.  The electronic document includes proven written text and examples for the following major sections of a disaster recovery plan:

  • Plan Introduction

  • Business Impact Analysis - including a sample impact matrix

  • DRP Organization Responsibilities pre and post disaster - drp checklist

  • Backup Strategy for Data Centers, Departmental File Servers, Wireless Network servers, Data at Outsourced Sites, Desktops (In office and "at home"), Laptops and PDA's.

  • Recovery Strategy including approach, escalation plan process and decision points

  • Disaster Recovery Procedures in a check list format

  • Plan Administration Process

  • Technical Appendix including definition of necessary phone numbers and contact points

  • Job Description for Disaster Recovery Manager (3 pages long) - entire disaster recovery team job descriptions are available.

  • Work Plan to modify and implement the template.  Included is a list of deliverables for each task. (Risk Assessment and Vulnerability Assessment)

There is a extensive section that show how a full test of the DRP can be conducted.  It includes

  • Disaster Recovery Manager Responsibilities

  • Distribution of the Disaster Recovery Plan

  • Maintenance of the Business Impact Analysis

  • Training of the Disaster Recovery Team

  • Testing of the Disaster Recovery Plan

  • Evaluation of the Disaster Recovery Plan Tests

  • Maintenance of the Disaster Recovery Plan

Click on the link below to get the DRP/BC sample pages now and make it a part of your disaster recovery toolkit.



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Testimonial - Bob Rifenbury -MCSE/CCNA Lauch Testing Lab - The DRP Template saved me about 6 months of work!

Testimonial -  Kelly Keeler - Martin's Point Health Care - I have received and I began using the template immediately. IT IS GREAT! Made this process a snap for me. Cut my documentation time down from.  weeks to hours! This document has made, what began to be an overwhelming process turn into a snap!

Testimonial - Juan Stamos - Mexico City Corporation - We had a DRP in place, but needed a more user friendly structure.  The Disaster Recovery Template (Gold edition) has that structure.  It was very easy to quickly move our DRP into Janco's DRP Template -- a real added value.

* Update service is for 12 months unless it is purchased within 30 days of the purchase of the Template.  Janco reserves the right to validate purchase of the customer was made for the template.

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DRP/BCP Tutorial; What is Disaster Recovery?; DRP BCP Basics; ISO 27031; Types of Disasters; Why Plans Fail; Cloud Backup; Are You Prepared for a Disaster?; Pandemic; Risk Assessment; Process; InterruptionLife Cycle ; Best Practices; Compliance Requirements; Media Communication; Facility Loss; Clean up - How To; What to do after an explosion, terrorist attack, or random act of violence; Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity; Metrics; Funding; Funding Request Presentation; Maximum Tolerable Period of Disruption; Disaster Recovery Guide; Common Mistakes; Why Disaster Recovery Business Continuity is not complete and or inaccurate