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National Preparedness Month

We're in September, and this month is known as the preparedness month. In fact, the U.S. Government designed it as such at the national level to underscore the importance of being prepared. From the website itself: National Preparedness Month is an observance each September to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time. This may seem to apply more to things like forest fires, economic collapses or war, and if you're an IT professional you may not see the link between the things you do and this definition, but in a world that's increasingly dependent on complex technologies, going over your IT preparedness is an incredibly important exercise. In this post, I'll go over a couple of items you may want to think about and give you some tips that will hopefully help you to improve your organization's posture when it comes to disaster preparedness. There are a number of potential issues that can impact you