IT Disaster Recovery and Emergency Preparedness at Your Fingertips

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The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that over 40% of businesses never reopen following a disaster. IT Disaster Recovery Planning For Dummies can provide you with the direction to quickly get you back in business following a disaster and lend advice on how to prepare for and prevent one.

Most people give little thought to things like business continuity, business recovery, disaster management, emergency preparedness, or disaster recovery; yet a major workforce disruption can cost millions of dollars in lost productivity. The business of hot sites, cold sites, offsite storage, and backup copies can tax IT departments after a client server crashes in the middle of the night or on a holiday weekend.

The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that over 40% of businesses never reopen following a disaster, and according to the Association of Records Managers and Administrators, over 60% of businesses hit by a major disaster close within two years. IT Disaster Recovery Planning For Dummies can provide you with the direction to quickly get you back in business following a disaster and lend advice on how to prepare for and prevent one.

IT Disaster Recovery Planning For Dummies is an easy-to-use reference book, directed to business owners and IT professionals who need information to keep their business going in spite of overwhelming odds brought on by a disaster. This book provides information that can move IT personnel to a state of preparedness so that if and when disaster strikes, it is nothing more than a routine problem to be solved. The disaster becomes just another little bump in the road handled in stride by good procedures and the good people following them.

IT Disaster Planning Recovery For Dummies
Published by John Wiley & Sons
Publication date: December 10th, 2007
$29.99; Paperback; 384 pages;
ISBN: 978-0-470-03973-1
Download a sample chapter, index or table of contents here

CONTACT:
Ashley Evens
(201) 748-6702
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About the Author
Peter Gregory (Puyallup, WA), CISA, CISSP, author of sixteen books on security and technology. He has spent the past fifteen years in the wireless telecom and financial services sectors in positions where he develops security and compliance strategy, and develops and manages policy, architecture, audit, vulnerability management, and security incident response capabilities.

His passion for computers is matched only by his dedication to helping people know how to use information systems -- from personal computers to mainframes -- more effectively and safely. He achieves this through his speaking appearances, interviews, and articles in Information Security Magazine, Software Magazine, ComputerWorld and other print and online publications. He is on the board of advisors for the NSA-certified University of Washington Certificate program in Information Assurance & Cybersecurity, and a member of the board of directors of the Evergreen State Chapter of InfraGard.

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