Business continuity & disaster recovery planning for IT professionals [electronic resource] / Susan Snedaker.

Snedaker, Susan.
1st edition
Burlington, MA : Syngress, c2007.
1 online resource (481 p.)
Business -- Data processing -- Security measures.
Electronic data processing departments -- Security measures.
Crisis management.
Computer networks -- Security measures.
Management information systems -- Security measures.
Electronic books.
System Details:
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Powerful Earthquake Triggers Tsunami in Pacific. Hurricane Katrina Makes Landfall in the Gulf Coast. Avalanche Buries Highway in Denver. Tornado Touches Down in Georgia. These headlines have caught the attention of people around the world and have had a significant effect on IT professionals as well. As technology becomes more integral to corporate operations at every level of the organization, the job of IT has expanded to become almost all-encompassing. These days, it's difficult to find corners of a company that technology does not touch. As a result, the need to plan for potential
Front Cover; Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1. Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Overview; Introduction; Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Defined; Components of Business; The Cost of Planning versus the Cost of Failure; Types of Disasters to Consider; Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning Basics; Summary; Solutions Fast Track; Frequently Asked Questions; Case Study 1. Legal Obligations Regarding Data Security; Background; State Laws Regarding Data Security; Federal Laws Regarding Data Security; Conclusion
FootnotesFrequently Asked Questions; Chapter 2. Project Initiation; Introduction; Elements of Project Success; Project Plan Components; Key Contributors and Responsibilities; Project Definition; Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Project Plan; Summary; Solutions Fast Track; Frequently Asked Questions; Case Study 2. The Financial Impact of Disasters and Disruptions; Introduction; Financial Aspects of Business Disruptions; Summary; Chapter 3. Risk Assessment; Introduction; Risk Management Basics; Risk Assessment Components; Threat Assessment Methodology; Vulnerability Assessment; Summary
Solutions Fast TrackFrequently Asked Questions; Chapter 4. Business Impact Analysis; Introduction; Business Impact Analysis Overview; Understanding Impact Criticality; Identifying Business Functions; Gathering Data for the Business Impact Analysis; Determining the Impact; Business Impact Analysis Data Points; Preparing the Business Impact Analysis Report; Summary; Solutions Fast Track; Frequently Asked Questions; Chapter 5. Mitigation Strategy Development; Introduction; Types of Risk Mitigation Strategies; The Risk Mitigation Process; Developing Your Risk Mitigation Strategy
People, Buildings, and InfrastructureIT Risk Mitigation; Backup and Recovery Considerations; Summary; Solutions Fast Track; Frequently Asked Questions; Chapter 6. Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Plan Development; Introduction; Phases of the Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery; Defining BC/DR Teams and Key Personnel; Defining Tasks, Assigning Resources; Communications Plans; Event Logs, Change Control, and Appendices; What's Next; Summary; Solutions Fast Track; Frequently Asked Questions; Chapter 7. Emergency Response and Recovery; Introduction; Emergency Management Overview
Emergency Response PlansCrisis Management Team; Disaster Recovery; IT Recovery Tasks; Business Continuity; Summary; Solutions Fast Track; Frequently Asked Questions; Chapter 8. Training, Testing, and Auditing; Introduction; Training for Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity; Performing IT Systems and Security Audits; Summary; Solutions Fast Track; Frequently Asked Questions; Chapter 9. BC/DR Plan Maintenance; Introduction; BC/DR Plan Change Management; Strategies for Managing Change; BC/DR Plan Audit; Plan Maintenance Activities; Project Close Out; Summary; Solutions Fast Track
Frequently Asked Questions
Includes index.
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