10 Tough Disaster Recovery Questions for CIOs

10 Tough Disaster Recovery Questions for CIOs

Productivity PlungeProductivity Plunge

“What are we risking if core applications go down for a day, a week or longer?”


“What will happen to key data in the event of a disaster?”

Guarded StanceGuarded Stance

“How are you currently protecting facilities and applications, and are you protecting them the same way?”

Classified CatastrophesClassified Catastrophes

“Against which types of disasters are we guarding?”

Grading Period, Part IGrading Period, Part I

“What was the scope of the last test of the recovery processes?”

Grading Period, Part IIGrading Period, Part II

“What were the results of our latest full recovery test?”

Comeback PlanComeback Plan

“What are the recovery time objectives by facility and application?”

Information AssuranceInformation Assurance

“How is the security of enterprise data going to be protected during the event and the recovery processes?”

People in PlacePeople in Place

“Who are the key decision-makers in the recovery process?”

Regulatory ResponseRegulatory Response

“Does the recovery plan meet all compliance objectives?”

Dennis McCafferty
Dennis McCafferty
Dennis McCafferty is a contributor to CIO Insight. He covers topics such as IT leadership, IT strategy, collaboration, and IT for businesses.

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