CP-01 Contingency Planning Policy And Procedures

Control: The organization develops, disseminates, and periodically reviews/updates: (i) a formal, documented, contingency planning policy that addresses purpose, scope, roles, responsibilities, management commitment, coordination among organizational entities, and compliance; and (ii) formal, documented procedures to facilitate the implementation of the contingency planning policy and associated contingency planning controls.

Supplemental Guidance: The contingency planning policy and procedures are consistent with applicable laws, Executive Orders, directives, policies, regulations, standards, and guidance. The contingency planning policy can be included as part of the general information security policy for the organization. Contingency planning procedures can be developed for the security program in general, and for a particular information system, when required. NIST Special Publication 800-34 provides guidance on contingency planning. NIST Special Publication 800-12 provides guidance on security policies and procedures.

Control Enhancements: (0) None.

Baseline: LOW CP-1 MOD CP-1 HIGH CP-1

Family: Contingency Planning

Class: Operational

ISO 17799 mapping: 5.1.1, 10.4.1, 14.1.1, 14.1.3, 15.1.1

COBIT 4.1 mapping: DS4.1, PC5

PCI-DSS v2 mapping: 12.9, 12.9.1