Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning for IT Professionals, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0124114512
  • ISBN-13: 9780124114517
  • DDC: 658.4
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 620 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Powerful Earthquake Triggers Tsunami in Pacific. Hurricane Isaac Makes Landfall in the Gulf Coast. Wildfires Burn Hundreds of Houses and Businesses in Colorado. These headlines not only have caught the attention of people around the world, they have had a significant effect on IT professionals. The new 2nd Edition of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery for IT Professionals provides the most up-to-date planning and risk management techniques for business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR). With distributed networks, increasing demands for confidentiality, integrity and availability of data, and widespread risks to the security of personal, confidential, and sensitive data, no organization can afford to ignore disaster planning. Susan Snedaker shares her expertise, including the most current options for disaster recovery and communication, BCDR for mobile devices, and the latest infrastructure considerations including cloud, virtualization, and clustering. Snedaker also provides new case studies and a review of high availability and information security in healthcare IT. Don't be caught off guard—Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery for IT Professionals, 2nd Edition , is required reading for anyone in the IT field charged with keeping information secure and systems up and running.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Authors.
1: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Overview.
2: Legal and Regulatory Obligations Regarding Data and Information Security.
3: Case Study: Legal Obligations Regarding Data Security.
4: Project Initiation.
5: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery in Energy/Utilities.
6: Risk Assessment.
7: Business Impact Analysis.
8: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery in Healthcare.
9: Risk Mitigation Strategy Development.
10: Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Plan Development.
11: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery in Financial Services.
12: Emergency Response and Recovery.
13: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery for Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses.
14: Training, Testing, and Auditing.
15: BC/DR Plan Maintenance.
Appendix A: Risk Management Checklist.
Appendix B: Crisis Communications Checklist.
Appendix C: Emergency Response and Recovery Checklists.
Appendix D: Business Continuity Checklist.
Appendix E: IT Recovery Checklists.
Appendix F: Training, Testing, and Auditing Checklists.
Appendix G: BC/DR Plain Maintenance Checklist.
Glossary of Terms.