The University College Newcastle 's Plan Guides Preparedness, Response, And Recovery Actions

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The University College Newcastle’s plan guides preparedness, response, and recovery actions. It applies to a broad range of emergency incidents including, but not limited to: • Cyber Attack and/or Espionage • Fires and Explosions • Hazardous Materials • Hostile Intruders (Physical or Digital) • Extended power failure *This plan is produced for Cyber Attacks* Cyber-attacks can range from minimal disruption to complete malfunction and loss of business continuity and depending on business scale can be recoverable with minimal effort or unrecoverable, this also depends upon the attack type, some attacks are, but not limited too • Social engineered Trojans or Malware • Phishing attacks • Hacking • Denial of Service (DOS) Attack • Inside Attack…show more content…
*Any employee found to have violated this policy may be subject to disciplinary action. This policy also abides by and implements any policy’s or standards that are in place and will do everything within its power to make sure the policy’s and standards remain in place at all times. It should be noted again that standards have been implemented into this document, two important standards are ISO 22313:2012 and ISO 22301:2012, which have both been followed and adhered too to produce this DRP. IT Contingency Plan Recovery Strategy Overview This section addresses three phases of disaster recovery: • Emergency • Backup • Recovery Procedures for reaching each of these phases are described below. Emergency Phase Immediately after a disaster or attack the emergency phase is initiated and from there several tasks will begin, Team A will be responsible for assessing the damage to the main Data and I.T Facility’s and team B will closely monitor the situation and report any finding to the corresponding personnel, All effects to the damaged areas will be entered into the damage assessment plan which will be handled by the administrative team C. The I.T DRP Management Team will remain active until after the recovery has been completed. Back-up Phase This phase is where the business will try to resume running all critical applications and software, depending on the damage and the controls in place, the service may not resume at the main data centre

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