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The Disaster Recovery Handbook, 3rd Edition by Lawrence Webber, Michael Wallace

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19

INFORMATION SECURITY RESPONSE

Always Vigilant

The price of liberty is eternal vigilance.

—THOMAS JEFFERSON

INTRODUCTION

A company’s data is its lifeblood. Without a steady flow of accurate data, available on demand, the business will grind to a halt. Some companies that lost their data and did not perform proper backups have gone out of business since it would be too expensive to re-create all of that information from paper documents. (Data backup plans are covered in Chapter 20.)

There can be times when the data is safe but inaccessible. This is almost as bad as losing the data since it cannot be used when needed. Other times the company’s confidential data may be spread across the newspapers or the Internet. The company’s networks may become ...

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