When Disaster Recovery Plans Are a Disaster
A lack of training, backup power and accessible passwords are just a few of the reasons companies struggle to activate a smooth disaster recovery process.
Less than 29% of survey respondents said their organizations can activate their disaster recovery/business continuity (DR/BC) plan with only “limited” difficulties.
Nearly 67% said their DR/BC plan had at least one error that created difficulties.
Just more than half said the plan was not up-to-date.
About 37% said they were unable to find the right passwords to access/utilize the plan.
Nearly 24% said they had insufficient backup power to put the plan in play.
About 18% said their DR/BC team didn’t have enough training to effectively carry out the plan.
Nearly 15% said recovery priorities were not identified in the DR/BC plan.
About 14% said their DR/BC plan was never documented.
Nearly 13% said they couldn’t identify the event that caused the disaster/disruption in time to take advantage of their DR/BC plan.