GitLab performs backup restoration and/or failover tests quarterly to confirm the reliability and integrity of system backups and/or recovery operations.
By validating system backups/recovery operations in the event of an actual disaster or other disruption to service; we will have greater proficiency in restoring service to customers.
This control applies to all systems within our production environment. The production environment includes all endpoints and cloud assets used in hosting GitLab.com and its subdomains. This may include third-party systems that support the business of GitLab.com.
This guidance is a two-parter, provide evidence demonstrating:
Non-public information relating to this security control as well as links to the work associated with various phases of project work can be found in the Resilience Testing control issue.
Examples of evidence an auditor might request to satisfy this control: