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Disaster Preparedness Planning


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We'll help you get back in business in hours rather than days. Avoid network disasters, loss or theft of data, and trade secrets, plan for any situation and protect your business. …

We'll help you get back in business in hours rather than days. Avoid network disasters, loss or theft of data, and trade secrets, plan for any situation and protect your business.

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  • 1. Disaster Preparedness Plan Mitigating the Impact of a Disaster on Your Business Operations
  • 2. What is a Disaster Preparedness Plan? A Disaster Preparedness Plan is a comprehensive plan to help you and your staff know what to expect during a disaster and to resume business operations in hours, rather than days. A preparedness plan will ensure that events are handled in an efficient, predefined manner.
  • 3. The First Steps to Disaster Preparedness
    • Understanding how a disaster will impact your business operations
    • Determine what components of the business are dependent on another
    • Develop policies and procedures to handle various disaster scenarios
    • Establish a means by which to test the Plan
  • 4. What Security Issues Keep You Awake at Night?
    • Loss of Information, Business Records, Critical Data?
    • Loss or unavailability of key staff?
    • Damage or loss of your physical office?
    • Loss of communication or utilities for undetermined period?
  • 5. Steps to Create a Disaster Preparedness Plan
    • Evaluating your network capabilities
    • Analyzing your network security
    • Defining interdependent aspects of your business
    • Calculating the impact of a disaster
    • Developing the Plan
    • Implementing and testing the Plan
  • 6. Evaluating Your Network Network Capability Profile
    • Areas that are reviewed:
    • Servers
    • Workstations
    • Firewalls
    • Internet
    • Other areas of concern specific to your business
  • 7. Analyzing Your Network Security Security Readiness Profile
    • Provides an objective look at:
    • VPN and Remote Access
    • Network Routers
    • User Access & Authentication
    • Virus Management
    • LAN Security
    • Backup Systems
  • 8. Steps to Creating a Disaster Preparedness Plan
    • Impact Analysis
    • Dependency Analysis
    • Contingency Analysis
    • Plan Development
    • Plan Implementation
    • Auditing and testing the Plan
  • 9. What are the Consequences… … of not being prepared?
  • 10. What are the Benefits of being prepared? You’ll sleep well again.
  • 11. Let’s get started!
  • 12. About Progressive Data Systems, Inc. was incorporated in 1990 by Bill Correll. For the next five years, continued to expand and serviced almost 600 clients. Between 1998 and 2001, the company changed focus to become an Internet service provider, and concentrated on providing computer networking consulting and service to medium-sized business, town offices, and social service agencies. Since 2003, has concentrated on finding ways to bring more value to their network clients by continuing to develop expertise in all areas of Internet and network security consulting.