Number:  GoA.GCC-06
Creation Date:  2022-08-25
Effective Date:  2022-08-25
Version:  1.0
Last Reviewed:  2022-08-22
Security Classification:  Protected A
Scheduled Review Date:  2023-08-22
Status:  Approved

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This policy instrument defines requirements for responding to disasters that could adversely impact Government of Alberta (GoA) Information Technology (IT) and business operations. The policy ensures plans and processes are in place for the GoA to adequately respond to human induced or natural disasters. These disasters could negatively impact core IT services and critical business application availability, over an ext​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ended period of time (24 hours or greater).​​​​​​​​​​

Keywords: disaster recovery, business continuity, critical services