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Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery is the planning for and creation of policies and procedures related to the resumption or continuation of an organization's functions following a catastrophic event. The term is most frequently used in relation to failure of networks, but DR preparations also include other business systems and personnel considerations.

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Free Tool: Site Down Detector
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Free Tool: Site Down Detector

Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

MAR-3286-SupportTexas-Onsite.jpg Proud to work for a company committed to giving back to my second home and other Gulf states impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Check out how you can make a difference and how technology is making a positive impact in the relief efforts.
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The devastation of Hurricane Harvey is heavily impacting our fellow experts in Texas and the Gulf area. We want to offer our support as a community. Want to get involved? Here’s how you can make a difference.

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Prep for future storms
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I donated some shirts, thanks.  I also sent a package to Houston yesterday.  People have lost their homes, cars, pictures, jobs, businesses, and more. Animals need help too. Some of my friends who are there are getting crews together and helping others clean up. Now Irma is kicking up and enormous -- pray for the safety of those in her path.

Too much water from the hurricanes, and not enough to stop the wild fires to the west.
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by:Craig Kehler
Bulk shirt redemption requests have been processed. Thank you for your donations.
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Treat 64-bit malware like any other possible threat. Invest in a credible threat intelligence platform, understand your organisation's risk tolerance level and plan accordingly. Be smart and be alert. Keep systems up-to-date, understand what devices need an internet connection, review user permissions and privileges, create and execute a backup strategy. But mostly importantly continue to educate your users about cyber dangers, and test your incident response and disaster recovery plans regularly.

Read more here.
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Expert Comment

by:Juana Villa
Your link is not working, I think you meant "http://wbrt.io/xm9e"
Anyway, I agree as users we all need to know how to protect our data.
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Author Comment

by:Drew Frey
Great catch! Thanks for keeping me a watchful eye out.
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Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery is the planning for and creation of policies and procedures related to the resumption or continuation of an organization's functions following a catastrophic event. The term is most frequently used in relation to failure of networks, but DR preparations also include other business systems and personnel considerations.

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