Business Survival in the Age of Computing
Disasters strike with no warning. All organizations, small or large, need
prepared for disaster. Judicious planning is the difference between surviving
unscathed and being overwhelmed. The smaller your organization, the more
The critical part of planning for business survival is identifying what must
preserved and how it must be preserved. Disasters, both natural and man-made,
little notice. If planning has not been done in advance, it is difficult to
salvation from the problem with ad-hoc solutions.
Planning for business survival can be done successfully for any size business.
centrality of computer stored information to all aspects of modern business,
increasing vulnerability, also provides the tools to defend against the risk.
properly; digital media store unprecedented volumes of data in equally small
packages. The common broadband connection, properly used, can transfer
data in minutes, complete archives in a matter of hours. In short, data
formerly required armies of movers can be accomplished in a matter of minutes
standard consumer broadband connection.
Business survival is more than preserving data and replacing equipment. In
the technical infrastructure will be damaged while the business stays in place.
We will review core business survival issues and how appropriate planned
available to all, from the part time small business to the largest
Our speaker will be
a Senior Member of IEEE and a member of the
IEEE Computer Societyís
Distinguished Visitors Program.
Mr. Gezelter holds BA and MS degrees in Computer Science
from New York University. He is a contributor to the
Computer Security Handbook (2002)
and the Handbook of Information Security (2005). He has spoken and written extensively on
operating systems, networks, performance, security, tools, and similar areas.
Mr. Gezelter is in private practice, and maintains his offices in Flushing, New York.
He can be contacted via his firmís www site at
IEEE New Orleans Section and Computer Society|
3100 19th Street
Metairie, Louisiana 70002
Tuesday, November 15, 2005
6:30 PM Cash/Bar|
7:00 PM Dinner
8:00 PM Speaker
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Deadline: November 11, 2005
General Public: $ 40.00; Members: $ 15.00,
Students/Retirees: $ 10.00