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A Proactive Approach to Improving the IS Business Continuity Plan

ByBelden Menkus

For simplicity, this chapter uses the term

business continuity plan

. Whatever name is selected, the organization’s executives expect the IS business continuity plan’s provisions to enable employees to restore expeditiously and in order of priority the organization’s computing capabilities that have been disrupted by the occurrence of some type of disaster event. Yet, when actual disasters have occurred, organizations have found that reaching this desired goal was hindered because some of the issues that should have been addressed in the design stage of the business continuity plan were not.