CP-4(3): Automated Testing

Control Family:

Contingency Planning

CSF v1.1 References:


(Not part of any baseline)

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Control Statement

The organization employs automated mechanisms to more thoroughly and effectively test the contingency plan.

Supplemental Guidance

Automated mechanisms provide more thorough and effective testing of contingency plans, for example: (i) by providing more complete coverage of contingency issues; (ii) by selecting more realistic test scenarios and environments; and (iii) by effectively stressing the information system and supported missions.