To make sure that critical business systems can continue to operate in the face of natural or man-made disasters. Such disasters can include phenomena such as storms, fires, floods, or terrorist attacks. Often a business will have a “hot site” or a “cold site” so that critical business functions can continue in a different location if the primary location becomes inoperable for any reason. Measures should also be taken to protect data and to defend the physical safety of employees and other workers.
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