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Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity, Third Edition

  • Explains how to establish a disaster recovery plan, helping you to minimise the risks to your business.
  • Highlights the major causes of IT failure and disaster, enabling the reader to make more effective contingency plans.
  • Buy this book and start building a disaster prevention and recovery plan for your business today.
Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity, Third Edition

What would you do if your systems were hacked or compromised by a virus? How would your IT systems cope in the event of fire, flooding or an explosion?

IT has brought many benefits to business. However, IT failures can seriously damage your ability to deliver products and services, harm your company’s reputation, and jeopardise your relationship with your customers. In short, poorly managed IT problems could threaten the survival of your business.

Create a Survival Plan

If you want to protect your business, you need to put in place a business continuity (BC) and disaster recovery (DR) plan to help your business survive. Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity, a quick guide for organisations and business managers shows you how to will keep your information safe and safeguard your company from viruses and phishing scams. It explains how to store data safely, prevent assets and business intelligence from being lost by accident, and ensure your communication links are secure and functioning when disaster strikes.


1. Introduction to Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity; 2. Data Disasters; 3. Virus Disasters; 4. Communication System Disasters; 5. Software Disasters; 6. Data Centre Disasters; 7. IT Staff Member Disasters; 8. IT Contractor Disasters; 9. IT Project Failures; 10. Information Security; 11. Cyber Security Issues; 12. Introduction to Non-IT Disasters; 13. Disaster Recovery at Home; 14. Plenty of Questions; 15. How do I Get Started?; Appendix 1: Disaster Recovery Training and Certification; Appendix 2: Business Continuity Standards; Appendix 3: Making DR and BC Exciting; Appendix 4: Disaster Recovery Glossary.

About the author

Thejendra B.S is the IT manager for a software development firm in Bangalore, and has over 20 years of experience in IT. Besides working in India, his career has also taken him to Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Bahrain and Australia. He has dealt with customers in many different areas of business, and has written many articles for websites such as techrepublic.com and drj.com. Visit www.thejendra.com for details of his other books and articles.

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Authors: Thejendra BS
Publishers: IT Governance Publishing
Format: Softcover
ISBN13: 9781849285384
Pages: 294
Published: 30 Jan 2014
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