Operation Phase

Continuity Management



  • Backup and Restore
  • Business Continuity Planning
  • Disaster Recovery Planning

Backup and Restore

Processes and procedures must be available and used to ensure that copies of software are made on a regular base and maintained in a safe and secure environment.  Restore procedures should be available. Restores must be tested and tests result must be available. To test a system restore an extra system may be required, to avoid damaging a system with a corrupt backup.


Business Continuity Planning


A Business Continuity Plan (BCP) must be in place to describe continuation of the business when the system is out of use. A documented rehearsal session must be performed.


Disaster Recovery Planning

To restore business processes a Disaster Recovery Plan must be in place.