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IDG Contributor Network: Are you prepared for hurricane season? Disaster recovery and business continuity plan best practices

We are two months into the 2018 hurricane season, June 1 through November 30. Last year, Hurricane Harvey’s damage was estimated to be $190 billion and Irma’s share was $100 billion according to AccuWeather’s economic cost estimates for the 2017 hurricane season. So far, this year is being predicted as a much calmer year, but let’s not be complacent and forget what we know we should do.

Whether you are a small, medium or Fortune 500 company you need a disaster recovery/business continuity plan (DR/BCP) in place. Remember, DR/BCP is for more than just hurricanes, natural disasters, terrorism, denial-of-service attacks and so much more. NIST, HiTrust and HIPAA look at DR/BCP from an audit or compliance controls prospective as follows:

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