Disaster is a term for a sudden event or a major accident, which caused great damage to people’s lives, property, information, environment or other resources or assets of the organization. Disaster in risk management means irretrievable turnover of crisis leading to the destruction of the subject.
Disaster in practice: The term disaster means an event of truly large-scale damage and often requires a specific management regime (see crisis management). It is also important to prevent disaster or mitigate its consequences - this is a key subject of risk management and security management). In terms of the information system, it is important to backup and restore data (see Disaster Recovery). The organization also uses insurance as a tool to combat the impact of disasters on the organization.
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Related management fields:
- Crisis Manager
- CSO (Chief Security Officer)