Essay on Disaster Recovery Plan

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Disaster Recovery Plan
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Introduction Disasters have become an inevitable part of businesses and organizations as well. They not only have a major effect on business and organizational continuity; they also result to an overhaul in organizational operational mechanisms (Awasthy, 2009). It is for this reason that many organizations and business resort to preparing business continuity plans and disaster recovery plans that will facilitate better disaster management in future. Effective disaster recovery plans are important to every business and organization (Thejendra, 2008). This is a disaster recovery plan is prepared for Bain & Company. This plan establishes goals,
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Disaster Plan Declaration All efforts of the firm are aimed at establishing and developing an active and cyclic planning process and document that will foster innovation and technology and that will ensure that the disaster recovery process is participatory, up to date and timely to meet the objectives of Bain & Company.
Assessment of security Security measures to be input into the firm to boost disaster recovery process include establishing firm registry in bomb proof vaults that will shield the firm’s documents and data from disasters such as terrorist attacks. Such will ensure that the records of the firm are not tampered with and as such the company is able to run business without fundamental data loss (Menken and Blokdjik, 2010). The company can also ensure the installment of fire extinguishers and fire exit doors within the firm’s premises to create better channels of evacuation during fire outbreaks. In addition, smoke detectors and alarms should also be installed to signify and create warnings in case of such. Establishing access codes to data registries is another security measure that the firm can uphold. This will ensure that confidential data and information is only managed by a certain level of management. In addition, during threats such as civil unrests or riots data will be managed effectively (Thejendra, 2008).
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