BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANNING

  1. The Business Continuity Planning (BCP) process as defined by ISC2 has the following five steps:

     

    1.

    Project management and initiation
     

    2.

    Business impact analysis (BIA)
     

    3.

    Recovery strategy
     

    4.

    Plan design and development
     

    5.

    Testing, maintenance, awareness, and training
     

  2. The BIA is the second step of the BCP process. Its role is to describe what impact a disaster would have on business operations.
  3. BCP testing includes

    Checklist Copies of the plan are sent to different department managers and business unit managers for review.

    Tabletop Members of the emergency management team and business unit managers meet in conference to discuss the plan.

    Walkthrough Actual simulation of the real thing takes place.

    Functional Operations of the new and old site can be run in parallel.

    Full interruption A complete a test of the BCP plan is performed.

  4. Data center backup methods include

    Cold site An empty room with only rudimentary electrical, power, and computing capability

    Warm site Partially configured

    Hot site Ready to go and an expensive option

The CISSP Cram Sheet

A Note from Series Editor Ed Tittel

About the Author

Acknowledgments

We Want to Hear from You!

Introduction

Self-Assessment

The CISSP Certification Exam

Physical Security

Security-Management Practices

Access-Control Systems and Methodology

System Architecture and Models

Telecommunications and Network Security

Applications and Systems-Development Security

Operations Security

Business Continuity Planning

Law, Investigations, and Ethics

Cryptography

Practice Exam 1

Answers to Practice Exam 1

Practice Exam 2

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CISSP Exam Cram 2
CISSP Exam Cram 2
ISBN: 078973446X
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2003
Pages: 204
Authors: Michael Gregg
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