Convincing management that something’s needed to mitigate business risks and prevent potential disasters can be like telling our government leaders to stop spending our money — it’s next to impossible. However, even if management doesn’t initially listen to you, this doesn’t mean you can’t make an impact. A lot of disaster recovery (DR) procedures and information security is handled the wrong way by cramming fear, uncertainty, and doubt down managements’ throats. That doesn’t work long-term.
In order to convince management of the necessity of a disaster recovery plan in your company, you need to do three things: