Test - Disaster Recovery Plan Test Cycle

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1. In a typical Disaster Recovery Plan Testing Cycle, these are the different level of Component Testing to be conducted and the whole testing process is usually, circular and cyclical. The DR Plan Test Cycle is to ensure that each test become more complex over time.
BCM Planning Methodology:Testing and Exercising

Note: It is important to note that the tests for disaster recovery are different from the type of business continuity tests and exercises.

Individual Component Testing

All Component Testing

Combined Component Testing


Testing and Exercising Your Business Continuity Plan BUY!
BCMBoK Competency Level (CL)
BCMBoK 6: Testing and Exercising CL 2B: Intermediate (BC)



BCMBoK Competency Level (CL)
BCMBoK 6: Testing and Exercising CL 2C: Intermediate (CM)



BCMBoK Competency Level (CL)
BCMBoK 6: Testing and Exercising CL 2CC: Intermediate (CC)



BCMBoK Competency Level (CL)
BCMBoK 6: Testing and Exercising CL 2D: Intermediate (DR)

(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)