Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Business Continuity Planning

Business continuity and disaster recovery planning has become a priority in many businesses, but there are many in which it has not. How does it rate in your organization? Do you have a plan? Do you test it, update it, and educate your employees about it? Whatever the status of your plan, you will find helpful information in this week’s articles.

Good business continuity plans will keep your company up and running through interruptions of any kind. (Item #1) Having a strong continuity plan in place means that a natural disaster doesn’t have to be a complete catastrophe for your business. (Item #2) FEMA’s ReadyBusiness pages offer much helpful information about what you need to do to stay in business after a disruption. (Item #3)

AT&T research finds business continuity planning more common, and takes into account more issues including supplier readiness. (Item #4) The next incident is always the one you have not thought of! (Item #5) The first step to determining where your disaster recovery center should be is to map the probable threats to your company. (Item #6)

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