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Data Backup/Disaster Recovery

Define, describe and identify the elements of (a) good Data Backup Planning, (b) good Disaster Recovery Planning, and (c) good Business Continuity Planning. Be sure to identify and describe any interdependencies in the planning.

The paper must follow the APA formatting guidelines, and contain a title page, five scholarly references, five to six pages of content, and a reference page.

*Introduction, Conclusion, and subheadings are mandatory

*No Plagiarism


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Running head: Data Backup and Disaster Recovery

Data Backup and Disaster Recovery
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Data Backup and Disaster Recovery


Data Backup and Disaster Recovery

This paper will examine data backup planning, disaster recovery planning and business
continuity planning. It will identify and describe the elements needed in order for these plans to
be successful. Any interdependencies will also be identified and described.
Data Backup Planning
Data backup planning is a necessary function in any corporation. Because a solid data
backup plan is essential, it should include the elements needed in order to make it as efficient as
possible. That being said, it is important to keep the plan simple so that it can be easily
The fundamentals
A good data backup plan includes a set of fundamental items which require actions. First,
data should be copied on a consistent basis. Once data is copied, is should be stored in varying
channels. In addition the backed up data needs to be kept in an isolated area. (Hawkins, Yen, &
Chou, 2000)
Make it happen
Every business has different needs and constraints when it comes to creating a workflow
for data backup, so it is important that before the planning begins, that certain key points are
considered. One important consideration is possible threats to an organization’s precious data.
Many experts suggest assessing possible threats to company's data and then, based on probability
and importance, decide prioritization of action to minimize the identified threats accordingly. For
instance, if an organization has data of a highly personal nature, such as a medical insurance

Data Backup and Disaster Recovery


company, ensuring their data backup plans aligns with that of the Healthcare Insurance
Portability and Accountability Act will be a ve...

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