Discusses that the difference between disaster recovery and business continuity management is mostly one of scope and the disaster recovery end of the spectrum is characterized by a focus on technology‐based problems (e.g. computing), triggered by external factors (natural disasters, bombs, etc.). Employs a Figure highlighting planning for business continuity in context. Stresses disaster recovery is concerned with getting back online following a crisis but that it is important people do not become complacent because of knowledge of a plan of recovery.
The Antidote – Emerald Publishing
Published: Aug 1, 1999
Keywords: Disaster recovery; Business continuity; Management