Developing an incident response plan would be challenging if you started from scratch. That’s why this incident response plan template from techtarget.com is so handy.
It’s a 36-page Microsoft Word document and you can download it here.
Here’s an excerpt:
1.6 Recovery objectives
This incident management plan has been developed to meet the following objectives:
- Provide an organized and consolidated approach to managing initial response and recovery activities following an unplanned incident or business interruption, avoiding confusion and reducing exposure to error.
- Provide prompt and appropriate response to unplanned incidents, thereby reducing the impacts resulting from short-term business interruptions.
- Notify appropriate management, operational staff and their families, customers, and public sector organizations of the incident.
- Recover essential business operations in a timely manner, increasing the ability of the company to recover from a damaging loss at LOCATION.
Make sure your Incident Response Policy references a good Incident Response Plan. Use the template from techtarget.com as a good starting point.
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