(Video) What questions should I be asking about my Disaster Recovery?

Roger Smith, CEO at R & I ICT Consulting Services Pty Ltd, Amazon #1 author on Cybercrime and founder of the SME Security Framework | Speaker | Consultant | Trainer discusses –   What questions should I be asking about my Disaster Recovery?

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Hello. My name is Roger and today I’d like to talk about What questions should I be asking about my Disaster Recovery?

The most important part of disaster recovery and the question you should be asking is do we have a disaster recovery plan? Has that risk assessment been done to make sure that if X happens, we have a mitigating system in place to make sure that it has minimum impact on the business.

So, if you have disaster recovery plan, the next big question is, has it been tested? Because you don’t want to be in a situation where everything has gone belly up, and the first time you pull up your disaster recovery plan is right in the middle of a disaster because I can guarantee that there will be little things that just won’t work.

And then, the third thing that you need to know is in an organization, everybody needs to know what is happening and what their role in protecting in the disaster recovery is and that make sure that no matter what, if the CEO is unavailable, that you have someone who knows roughly what happens has to happen and that should also be documented in your disaster recovery plan.

Thank you very much.

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Roger Smith, is an educator. Teaching students at ADFA (UNSW) and showing them how vulnerable they are to cybercrime.

He is also CEO at R & I ICT Consulting Services Pty Ltd, an Amazon #1 author on Cybercrime and founder of the SME Security Framework. He is a Consultant who specialises in inexpensive and highly effective security strategies for small and medium businesses and not for profit organisations.

He has developed and authored the SME Security Framework and the Security Policy Training Course which are considered to be the definitive guides to helping SME's protect their organisation using the principles of Technology, Management, Adaptability and Compliance.