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Contingency Planning Guide for Federal Information Systems [including updates through 11/11/2010]

Published

Author(s)

Marianne M. Swanson, Pauline Bowen, Amy W. Phillips, Dean Gallup, David Lynes

Abstract

This publication assists organizations in understanding the purpose, process, and format of information system contingency planning development through practical, real-world guidelines. This guidance document provides background information on interrelationships between information system contingency planning and other types of security and emergency management-related contingency plans, organizational resiliency, and the system development life cycle. This document provides guidance to help personnel evaluate information systems and operations to determine contingency planning requirements and priorities. [Supersedes SP 800-34 (June 2002): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=151255]
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-34 Rev 1
Report Number
800-34 Rev 1

Keywords

contingency planning, resilience, information system contingency plan, incident response plan, disaster recovery plan
Created May 30, 2010, Updated November 10, 2018