The Disaster Recovery Handbook

Editor/Author Wallace, Michael and Webber, Lawrence
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: AMACOM, Publishing Division of the American Management Association

Single-User Purchase Price: $65.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $97.50
ISBN: 978-0-81-443876-3
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Management
Image Count: 26
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This thoroughly updated third edition provides readers with clear and comprehensive instructions for assessing risk; documenting recovery procedures; assembling a disaster team; testing and debugging every step; protecting material resources; and safeguarding vital records. The Disaster Recovery Handbook helps plan for every contingency, ensuring any company is responsible, ready, and resilient.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. Getting Started: Overview of the Project
  • 2. Building the Business Case: Measuring the Impact on the Business
  • 3. Evaluating Risk: Understanding What Can Go Wrong
  • 4. Selecting a Strategy: Setting the Direction
  • 5. Building an Interim Plan: Don't Just Sit There, Do Something
  • 6. Writing the Plan: Getting It Down on Paper
  • 7. Administrative Plan: Orchestrating the Recovery
  • 8. Technical Recovery Plan: Putting Humpty Dumpty Back Together Again
  • 9. Work Area Recovery Plan: Getting the Office Up and Running
  • 10. Pandemic Plan: The Wrath of Nature
  • 11. Crisis Management Plan: Minimizing the Damage
  • 12. Emergency Operations Plan: Taking Control of the Situation
  • 13. Testing Your Plans: Test, Test, Test
  • 14. Certifications: How Does Your Plan Measure Up?
  • 15. Policies and Procedures: Get Everyone Moving in the Same Direction
  • 16. Electrical Service: Keeping the Juice Flowing
  • 17. Telecommunications and Networking: Your Connection to the World
  • 18. Vital Records Recovery: Covering Your Assets
  • 19. Information Security Response: Always Vigilant
  • 20. Data: Your Most Irreplaceable Asset
  • 21. Workstations: The Weakest Link
  • 22. Customers: Other People to Worry About
  • 23. Suppliers: Collateral Damage
  • 24. Fire: Burning Down the House
  • 25. Human Resources: Your Most Valuable Asset
  • 26. Health and Safety: Keeping Everyone Healthy
  • 27. Terrorism: The Wrath of Man
  • Glossary
  • About the Authors