CISSP 2013 Domain: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning

Mid- and senior-level managers who are working toward or have already attained positions as CISOs, CSOs, or Senior Security Engineers

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Expected Duration
90 minutes

Business continuity is an essential part of any enterprise. When a disaster occurs, it is imperative that a company be prepared, and has policies and people in place to step in and restore normal business operations. This course discusses the processes that are used to create a business continuity and disaster recovery plan and strategies for critical resource recovery. This course guides you through the Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) recommended by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC2) for its Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification. The CISSP credential certifies student expertise in ten different knowledge domains and covers the most recent key areas of knowledge as outlined in the Candidate Information Bulletin (CIB) effective date: January 1, 2012.


Business Continuity and Impact Analysis

  • identify activities that occur during the project initiation phase of business continuity planning
  • recognize considerations for business continuity and disaster recovery planning
  • perform a business impact analysis on given business functions
  • recognize key considerations when conducting a business impact analysis
  • conduct activities related to initiating a project to plan a business continuity and disaster recovery program
  • perform the steps of a business impact analysis given a scenario
  • Recovery Planning and Strategies

  • recognize the considerations that are weighed when determining an appropriate recovery strategy
  • match recovery strategies for business operations to corresponding descriptions
  • match recovery strategies for technology environments to corresponding descriptions
  • recognize the components of a business continuity and disaster recovery plan
  • match test types to their corresponding purposes
  • determine the appropriate recovery strategy, given a scenario
  • recognize elements of a business continuity and disaster recovery plan




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