Publisher: Wiley, 1999, 234 pages
Keywords: Business Continuity Planning
With the help of an implementation strategy, guidelines for minimizing development costs, and insights into a proven plan development methodology, Manager's Guide to Contingency Planning for Disasters: Protecting Vital Facilities and Critical Operations help you to:
Remember that you have good people on your management team who don't need a lot of detailed instructions on how to do things in an emergency situation. Precisely "how" they do anything will depend on the specific nature of the disaster and the extent of the damage. Addressing complex hypothetical disaster combinations does not make good business sense. Just prepare "what if" strategies for a worst case and rely on the judgment of your line managers to cope with less severe incidents.
The emphasis of this book is on Manager's. It gives an overview for line and executive management what CP/DR is about. I personally doubt that any senior manager will read a book like this, but it is worth a try.
The book is a factually correct overview of the area, but is definetely not for any security professional worth his/her name.
A caveat is in order as well: the author tries to sell his methodology for CP/DR, which he is very certain to tell you is copyrighted as a method. Personally I don't like hard sells while trying to educate myself…