The Irish Experience with Disaster Recovery Planning: High Levels of Awareness May Not Suffice

The Irish Experience with Disaster Recovery Planning: High Levels of Awareness May Not Suffice

Frederic Adam (University College Cork, Ireland) and Joseph A. Haslam (University College Cork, Ireland)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-878289-78-0.ch007
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Abstract

In order to determine the extent to which IS managers and other managers are treating disaster recovery planning as a serious issue, an empirical study was carried out which aimed at determining whether Irish managers were aware of the threats facing their organizations and at measuring the extent of planning that they undertake as a result. The study found that, although well aware of the potential disasters, Irish managers are often complacent with IT matters.

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