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HSE National Policy

HSE National Backup and Restore Policy

Topic: It backup and recovery
Document Owner: Chief information officer
National Group: Office of the chief information officer
Effective From: 21 November 2019
Establishes a National Standard for backup and recovery.

This policy establishes a National Standard for backup and recovery that includes backup system policies, Recovery Point Objective (RPO), retention periods, monitoring, testing, roles, and responsibilities. This Standard policy is only applicable when the Recovery Point Objective (RPO) is 24 hours or more. If the requirement is a more demanding RPO, the business must implement a High Availability solution.