Real World Exercises. Use the Web to search the terms “CitiBank backup tapes lost.” You will find many results. Select one article and identify what the article considers a shortcoming in CitiBank’s planning. What part of the contingency planning process came up short (IR, DR, or BC)? How could the shortcoming have been prevented?
Use the Web to search the terms “I-35 bridge collapse in Minnesota and response.” You will find many results. Review at least three articles about the accident’s impact on human life, and then answer this question: Did contingency planning save lives in this disaster?
Visit the article abstract at www.ncjrs.gov/App/publications/Abstract.aspx?id=246582. Read the abstract and then answer this question: Do you think having a simulator for training and readiness would help or hinder the quality of response to contingencies? Explain your answer.