| 1. Recovery Strategy or Business Continuity Strategy is a phase within the BCM planning process. It is the conceptual summary of recovery processes that must be carried out between the occurrence of a disaster and the time when normal operations are restored. It is the alternate processing or interim ability to process data and continue providing critical service while a full recovery of the primary site is underway.
Similar Term: Business Continuity Strategy
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2. See: BCM strategy.
(Source: Business Continuity Institute - BCI)
3. An approach by an organization that will ensure its recovery and continuity in the face of a disaster or other major outage. Plans and methodologies are determined by the organizations strategy. There may be more than one methodology or solution for an organizations strategy. Examples of methodologies and solutions include, contracting for Hot site or Cold site, building an internal Hot site or Cold site, identifying an Alternate Work Area, a Consortium or Reciprocal Agreement, contracting for Mobile Recovery or Crate and Ship, and many others.
(Source: Disaster Recovery Institute International / Disaster Recovery Journal - DRII/DRJ)
(Source: HB 221:2004 Business Continuity Management)
(Source: NFPA 1600 Standard on Disaster/Emergency Management and Business Continuity Programs, NFPA 1600:2007)
(Source: Australia. A Practitioner's Guide to Business Continuity Management HB292 - 2006 )
7. A pre-defined, pre-tested, management-approved course of action to be deployed in response to a business disruption, interruption or disaster.
(Source: ENISA - the European Network and Information Security Agency. BCM & Resilience Glossary)