By Paul Magnusson
CHEAP SAFEGUARDS. He and others say they're typically called in to evaluate physical security and advise companies on what's missing. The next step -- only lately being undertaken by companies outside the high-risk zones -- is to add such enhancements as off-site emergency offices and data storage to their capital budgets. James Lee Witt, the Clinton Administration's disaster chief and now a private consultant, recently drew up such plans for clients ranging from the University of Southern California to Nextel (NXTL ), in addition to reviewing emergency plans for Entergy's (ETR ) Indian Point nuclear plant near New York City.