Backup and Contingency Planning

     In today's world it is critical to create strategic disaster plans to protect from loss of data. A good business continuity plan has to do more than outline how your client's data is backed up and restored. The plan must detail a specific set of procedures to follow in the case of an emergency, and different kinds of disasters require different precautions. Now that you know how to assess your client's risk when you create a business continuity plan, we can take a closer look at how to put that plan together. Many concerns are common to all companies, such as electric outages, bad weather and fire. Another common concern is internal sabotage from disgruntled employees. A quarter of all known interruptions are traced to internal sabotage. Of course, the cornerstone of a good business continuity plan is still the backup and quick recovery.