CHAPTER 8Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

This chapter presents the following:

• Business continuity management

• Business continuity planning components

• Standards and best practices

• Selecting, developing, and implementing disaster and continuity solutions

• Recovery and redundant technologies

• Backup and offsite facilities

• Types of drills and tests

We can’t prepare for every possibility, as events over the years have proven. The World Trade Center towers coming down in the United States after terrorists crashed planes into them in 2001 affected many surrounding businesses, people, governments, and the world in a way that most people would have never imagined. The catastrophic Indian Ocean tsunami in December 2004 struck with ...

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