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Executive guide to preventing information technology disasters

by J. R. Ennals

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Published by Springer in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Information technology -- Management.,
  • Management information systems.,
  • Computer security.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [173]-180) and indexes.

    Other titlesPreventing information technology disasters
    StatementRichard Ennals.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT58.64 .E66 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 187 p. ;
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL794621M
    ISBN 103540199284
    LC Control Number95030435

    Contact information: employees/emergency contact information, carriers, and agency vendors, and a complete customer list. Client contact information: contact information, location addresses, policies, carriers, limits, deductibles, and lienholders. Have copies of the disaster plan, ACORD claims forms, and other office supplies. Powering Down. While researchers expect information technology to have an increasingly important role in information-sharing during emergencies and disasters (Arnold et al., ) a recent study found that 42% of local community web sites have no disaster related content and that the hurricane disasters had little effect on municipal website content.

      In effect, advanced technology provides a proactive method to more effectively create disaster-resistant communities. But needless to say, the government must find new ways to prevent . Disaster prevention and preparedness is a newly designed course for health science students. The aim of the course is to equip students with knowledge and skills of developing feasible disaster prevention plans and preparedness before a disaster happens to minimize the risks and the resulting damages.

      Effective Disaster Management Strategies in the 21st Century. Developing the tools, processes and best practices to meet the demands of the increasing number of disasters. This guide is the second edition of the first installment in the GTAG series — GTAG 1: Information Technology Controls — which was published in March Its goal was, and is, to provide an overview of the topic of IT-related risks and controls. 2 3/28/12 PM.


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