Protecting business continuity with data back-ups

With risks from insiders, accidents and acts of God, back-ups are key to business continuity

5. Practice Makes Perfect...almost -- Practice your DR plan on a quarterly basis, better yet, more frequently. This will strengthen your organization's skills, help you figure out more efficient logistics, work out kinks in your system and give you the confidence that your plan will work in testing.

About the author: Mike Inkrott is the executive product manager for backup solutions, part of Symantec Corporation's Data Protection Group.