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Re: [PEN-TEST] Disaster Recovery
From: Deborah Ray <dray () NBC-BANK COM>
Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2000 08:43:30 -0600

Tony,
Below is some information I kept on Continuity Planner.com, which has a discussion group.  Hope this helps.
Deborah Ray



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"Tony Tony" <tony572000 () hotmail com> 11/13/00 10:01:36 PM >>>
Members

Does anyone know of a list serve that specializes in discussions related to 
Disaster Recovery of mainframe/client-server systems. Seems like when we 
think of IT security, disaster recovery is just not the current hot topic. 
However, with the rapid deployment of national computer applications that 
integrate with multiple data centers,  extranets, ISP's, VPN's, etc..how do 
you plan for disaster recovery??  To me, this is just as big of a computer 
security risk, as someone breaking into your computer systems. Has it become 
to complex?  Are we just playing down the issue?  In the old days with 
mainframe computers it was pretty straight forward..however today..different 
story.

In my current job, I am a firewall administrator and also head up a team for 
the deployment of intrusion detection and penetration security tools.  I am 
still baffled that no one in IT seems to care much about disaster recovery. 
Maybe, I am just not hanging out with the right types of IT folks.  However, 
I have worked for a number of companies and disaster recovery, just does not 
seem to be an important issue when you think about computer security.

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