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disaster recovery plan (DRP)

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

DRP

Definition(s):

  A written plan for processing critical applications in the event of a major hardware or software failure or destruction of facilities.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-82 Rev. 2 under Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) (NIST SP 800-34)

  1. Management policy and procedures used to guide an enterprise response to a major loss of enterprise capability or damage to its facilities. The DRP is the second plan needed by the enterprise risk managers and is used when the enterprise must recover (at its original facilities) from a loss of capability over a period of hours or days. See continuity of operations plan (COOP) and contingency plan.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015

  2. A written plan for recovering one or more information systems at an alternate facility in response to a major hardware or software failure or destruction of facilities.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-34 Rev. 1)

  A written plan for recovering one or more information systems at an alternate facility in response to a major hardware or software failure or destruction of facilities.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-34 Rev. 1 under Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP)