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Thursday, 09 August 2018 15:00

Kill the Zombies, or How to Get More From Your DR Exercises

Has your organization ever been attacked by zombies? We don’t know any companies that have been, although we do know some that have used this as a scenario in their disaster recovery exercises.

In today’s post, we will discuss the pros and cons of using zombie attacks and similarly imaginative scenarios in your mock disaster exercises and also share some general tips on how to make the most of such exercises.

To begin, we will provide you with a quick refresher on the different types of DR exercises that businesses commonly conduct to assess and improve their capability to respond to emergencies.