Wilmu Effective Business Continuity Program

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  • Discuss the how Business Continuity Planning (BCP) is different from Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP).
  • Research and find various DRP templates for organizations. Please list a least three examples (e.g. NIST, MIT and others). Also, analyze and articulate the differences and similarities at least two of the templates.
  • Which template would you recommend for Wilmington University?

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School: UCLA


Business Continuity Planning (BCP) vs Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP)






BCP refers to the creation of a strategy by first recognizing the risks and threats
facing an organization, with an aim of ensuring that assets as well as personnel are protected
and are in a position to function during a disaster (Lindström, Samuelsson & Hägerfors,
2010). According to Lindström, Samuelsson & Hägerfors (2010), BCP entails definition of
potential risks, determination of how such risks impact operations and the implementation of
procedures and safeguards meant for mitigating those risks. In addition, it entails testing the
procedures in order to ensure that they are functioning and regularly reviewing the process in
order to ensure it is up to date (Snedaker, 2013). On the other hand, DRP entails the actions,
processes and procedures that describe how to recover business infrastructure following a

Even though both BCP and DRP are mostly used interchangeably, it is worth noting
that there is a lot of difference betwe...

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