Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
2009 NALIT Professional Development Seminar
Disaster recovery is the process, policies and procedures that should be in place to protect your legislature’s data and IT infrastructure when disaster strikes. Would you be ready? Is your disaster recovery plan sufficient? Hear about Kentucky’s disaster recovery plan and discuss disaster recovery strategies.
Speakers: Joel Redding, Deputy CIO and Trish Pittman, Network Administrator; Legislative Research Commission, Kentucky
Joel Redding's presentation
Trish Pittman's Presentation
2009 National Legislative Services and Security Association Seminar
Continuity of Government and Operations (video and presentations)
NALIT Newsletter, Summer 2007
The Certainty of Pandemics: Why We Must Overcome Pandemic Fatigue and Prepare
By Scott McPherson, Florida House of Representatives
Scott McPherson is a former state legislator and the current chief information officer of the Florida House of Representatives. He is a nationally-recognized expert on pandemic planning and disaster recovery. His presentation on IT preparations for pandemic influenza, as well as other planning materials for IT professionals, can be downloaded at the Florida CIO Council Pandemic website at http://www.bpr.state.fl.us/pandemic/.
2005 NALIT Professional Development Seminar
Rapid City, South Dakota,October 5-8, 2005
Recent natural disasters have again raised awareness of the need to prepare for events that can take down mission- critical legislative systems. This session will look at how states can gain support for and implement disaster preparedness and recovery plans.
2004 NALIT Professional Development Seminar
Burlington, Vermont, Sept. 8-11, 2004
Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity in State Legislatures: A Roundtable Discussion
A roundtable discussion with four legislative information technology directors about preparedness efforts in Minnesota, Kansas, North Carolina, and Washington. (August 2003)
Summary of a Workshop on Using Information Technology to Enhance Disaster Management, National Academies Press, 2005.
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