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    Disaster Recovery Planning and Business Continuity Planning

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    what is the difference between disaster recovering planning and business continuity planning and do organizations really need both?

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    Disaster recovery planning and business continuity planning
    What is the difference between disaster recovering planning and business continuity planning and do organizations really need both?

    Disasters and threats to a business come in many different forms and types. However, as it relates to business planning specifically, it is most often related to the Information Technology structure of a company because today's business environment is so heavily dependent on IT.
    • A disaster recovery plan, in a business and, more specifically IT, is a process or a set of procedures that outline how to protect the IT infrastructure in the event of a disaster. This plan is kept in a written format, and outlines how and what procedures an organization should follow in the event of a disaster.
    • A business continuity plan is a threat assessment and ...

    Solution Summary

    The difference between Disaster Recovery Planning and Business Continuity Planning, is that the one outlines a plan on how to recovery IT after a disaster and the other provides a plan for the critical parts of a business to continue in the event of a threat or disaster.

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