Preparing for business disruption is critical. Natural disasters, technology glitches, human failures, and even sabotage and terrorism threaten businesses of all sizes today. Learn to develop and implement a business continuity plan (BCP) to help manage the risks associated with business interruptions. Learn to manage key issues in staffing, how virtualization can speed recovery times, and the ability of Cloud-based storage, synchronization, and mirrored databases to insure access to critical data and applications. Discover how to identify your organization’s major risks and create an effective plan to address these contingencies.
Today’s technology-dependent organizations must have a plan for how they will operate when facilities, power, communications, or technology fail or become compromised. Unfortunately, many companies learn about critical weaknesses in their infrastructure only after experiencing a critical outage. Participate in this course and learn how to identify, understand, and develop strategies for mitigating critical business interruption risks.
- Define the goals and activities involved in the creation of a Business Continuity Plan (BCP), and contrast a BCP with a data backup strategy.
- Identify and assess critical risks to a company’s operations.
- Classify identified risks into four timeframes for creating disaster recovery plans.
- Define three different types of data backups and explain the critical differences in how each is created and stored so that it can achieve its desired purpose.
Level of Difficulty:
- Business Continuity Plan (BCP)
- Disaster recovery plans
- Data backups
Basic understanding of organizational business processes and technology terminology
Business professionals who desire to reduce the risk associated with business disruptions