Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity : A Quick Guide for Small Organisations and Busy Executives

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"Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity" is a simple book designed to explain business recovery in an easy, self-study manner. The entire book is written in a question and answer format for easy comprehension. The book is designed to be a beginner's guide for technical and business staff in organizations wishing to know what disaster recovery and business continuity are all about. Each chapter covers one specific area of disaster recovery and business continuity planning, and contains a set of basic and essential questions, answered in simple, jargon-free language. Every effort has been made to organize the material into an introductory, self study book. Each topic is explained in a concise manner, and very few answers extend beyond a page. Practical and real world examples with a little bit of humour are used wherever necessary.show more

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  • Electronic book text | 267 pages
  • IT Governance Publishing
  • Ely, United Kingdom
  • 1905356196
  • 9781905356195

Table of contents

CHAPTER 1: Introduction to disaster recovery and business continuity 1 CHAPTER 2: Types of disaster39 CHAPTER 3: Data disasters43 CHAPTER 4: Virus disasters63 CHAPTER 5: Communication disasters71 CHAPTER 6: Software disasters77 CHAPTER 7: Data centre disasters83 CHAPTER 8: IT staff disasters89 CHAPTER 9: IT vendor disasters101 CHAPTER 10: IT project failures111 CHAPTER 11: Information security123 CHAPTER 12: Disaster recovery tools131 CHAPTER 13: Introduction to non-IT disasters135 CHAPTER 14: Disaster recovery at home165 CHAPTER 15: Plenty of questions173 CHAPTER 16: How do I get started?183 APPENDIX 1: Sources of further information217 APPENDIX 2: Useful templates and checklists221 APPENDIX 3: Disaster recovery training and certification239 APPENDIX 4: Business continuity standards247 APPENDIX 5: Useful stuff251 APPENDIX 6: Disaster recovery glossary249show more

Author information

Thejendra BS is a Technical Support Manager for a software development firm in Bangalore, India. He is an Engineering graduate in Electronics from Bangalore University. He started his career as a field support engineer, maintaining and troubleshooting computers, in 1989. He also worked for two years in Saudi Arabia for a Dell Computer distributor, and has travelled extensively in the Middle East. He lives in Bangalore, India. He writes business humour, technical and serious management books. He can be contacted on thejendra@yahoo.com.show more