Overview Disaster can strike
anywhere, at any time. The best protected computer system could be brought
down by a clever enough hacker. Also, natural disasters such as floods,
fires, and earthquakes, can physically destroy buildings and computers,
thereby destroying critical information. War and terrorism are threats as
well. Follow the links below to learn more about disaster recovery, risk
management, and case studies.
General Information Disaster
Recovery Journal is a Web-based journal with articles, links, and
general information about disaster recovery. Check out the The
Disaster Recovery Planning page for an objective look at disaster
recovery. If you're creating your own disaster recovery plan, you might
want to read these Disaster
Recovery Guidlines or this article on automated
disaster prevention in the computer room. Interested in learning
how lost data is recovered? This
webopedia page has a definition of data recovery and links to
companies providing data recovery services.
Articles and Case Studies Follow the
links below to read disaster recovery articles and case studies.
Data Centers Want to take a look at
some data centers? Many data centers have Web pages that include overviews
of the facilities, pictures, even virtual tours. Follow the below links to
look at some commercial data centers.
Additional Links Computer
Disasters is a tongue-in-cheek look at events such as the Y2K bug,
the 2000 US Election problems, and other disasters. The Risks
Digest is a discussion forum on computer related risks and
Horror Stories has links to software errors that resulted in