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Jan 2 2019   7:01PM GMT

business continuity and disaster recovery

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert


Business continuity (BC) and disaster recovery (DR) are closely related practices that support an organization’s ability to remain operational after an adverse event. Continued…

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“As you build, review, update and test your BC/DR strategy, have a fallback plan just in case all hell breaks loose. Doing so will speed up the process of recovery, ensuring your ability to get the business up and operational, even in the worst of circumstances.” – Nick Cavalancia

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Quiz Yourself
A business continuity plan ______ a number of activities that business continuity software systems can help facilitate and organize.
A. comprise
B. compose

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