Your business operates in threatening time with a diverse range of technology risks, including natural disasters, cyber-attacks, and software or hardware failures. Business continuity planning is necessary to minimize these risks and protect your valuable data.
In today’s technology-driven world, most businesses rely on IT to perform critical operational functions. Essentially, information technology is embedded into every aspect of your business.
You and your staff must be able to access and recover critical data at all times. If data loss or theft occurs, your company may face expensive penalties and reputational damage. A business continuity plan allows you to access and recover your data in the unfortunate event of a disaster, ensuring compliance with industry and legal regulations, and maintaining customer confidence.
Test, Validate and Refresh Your Business Continuity Plan
Many organizations develop a business continuity plan and feel confident enough to forget about it. However, it’s equally important to regularly test, validate, and refresh your business continuity plan.
Test and Validate
Published On: 24th January 2014 by Ernie Sherman.