Business Resumption Planning, Second Edition

Leo A. Wrobel

November 18, 2008 by Auerbach Publications
Reference - 512 Pages - 42 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780849314599 - CAT# AU1459


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  • Provides information designed to help minimize the cost of Business Resumption Planning without sacrificing quality 
  • Introduces the concepts of enterprise-wide continuity planning strategy development and measurement and Continuous Availability (High Availability) issues associated with organizations that rely upon the Internet for support of time-critical eBusiness processes
  • Details how to justify your Recovery Plan to executive management and how to get it funded
  • Summary

    Offering hundreds of tips, templates, checklists, and pointers to information in the public domain, Business Resumption Planning, Second Edition assists you in creating a rock solid recovery plan for any size organization. It provides the information you need in order to coordinate first responders to meet any disaster scenario head on, whether involving computers, telecommunications, or infrastructure in a timely and effective manner.

    What’s New in the Second Edition:

    ·         The latest techniques for conducting an efficient Business Impact Analysis and an accurate Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA)

    ·         Advice on how to successfully recover from Ground Zero events, such as those involving Oklahoma City, the World Trade Center (WTC), and Hurricane Katrina

    ·         Tips for recovery teams and first responders, including  how to maintain “4Ci” (Command, Control, Communications, Computers and intelligence) during a disaster

    ·         An examination of legal ramifications resulting from a failure to plan—including new liability issues that directly affect you

    ·         An explanation of how the recently enacted Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 impacts your planning effort

    ·         Plans and templates that assess vulnerability in WANs, Open Networks, physical facilities, environmentals, and enhanced services

    The book contains actual case studies and examples illustrating the vulnerabilities of today’s mission critical systems. It details the proactive steps you should take now to first assess your exposure, then eliminate it. The book also includes a CD-ROM that contains worksheets, checklists, audit forms, work breakdown structures, and reports.