Disaster Recovery: Real-World Lessons LearnedTonguc Yaman on the Need for Conducting Frequent 'Dry Runs'
CISOs and CIOs must ensure their organizations plan for worst-case scenarios, conducting frequent "dry runs" of disaster recovery plans, says Tonguc Yaman, CIO of SOMOS, a New York Community Care Network, who formerly served as deputy CIO of Bellevue Hospital.
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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent New York Security Summit, Yaman discusses:
- Lessons learned from dealing with disaster recovery after a hurricane;
- The need for frequent tests of disaster plans;
- Making sure all players know their roles in recovering from a crisis.
Yaman is CIO of SOMOS, a network of New York physicians, specialists, community-based organizations and other providers who deliver care to those participating in the Medicaid program. Previously, he served as the deputy CIO of Bellevue Hospital, the largest public hospital in New York.