How do I protect my data when storing my DR/BCP in the cloud?
by. Don Stewart
Web (cloud) based DR/BCVP solutions are great for ease of access but securing that information is important! The DRP needs to contain enough information for someone with “like skill and experience” to rebuild and restore the Credit Union and that information can also be used for unauthorized access.
Those two key issues are:
- Making the right information available at the right time
- Restricting access based on “need to know” and Credit Union security policy.
The methodology – A secure web based environment created and managed by the Credit Union or hosted by a thoroughly vetted vendor partner.
The tool set – When Ongoing Operations built CURecover we elected to use MS SharePoint because it has the security features our Credit Union Clients need. See where do I store my BCP for more information on this.
Your DR/BCP environment and existing Credit Union Security Policy must align!continue reading »