Disaster recovery is a subset of business continuity activities designed to restore a business to normal operations following a disruption. The disaster recovery plan may include measures that get operations working again temporarily, but the disaster recovery effort is not finished until the organization is back to normal. In this video, learn about the disaster recovery process, including initial response, staffing, communications, assessment, restoration, and training and awareness.
- Business continuity programs are designed…to keep a business up and running…in the face of a disaster,…but, unfortunately, they don't always work.…Sometimes, continuity controls fail…or the sheer magnitude of a disaster…overwhelms the organization's capacity…to continue operations.…That's where disaster recovery begins.…Disaster recovery is a subset…of business continuity activities…designed to restore a business to normal operations…as quickly as possible following a disruption.…
The disaster recovery plan may include…immediate measures that get operations…up and running again temporarily,…but the disaster recovery effort is not finished…until the organization is completely back…to normal operations.…The initial response following an emergency disruption…is designed to contain the damage to the organization…and recover whatever capacity…may be immediately restored.…The activities during this initial response…will vary widely, depending upon the nature of the disaster,…and may include activating an alternate processing facility,…
- Building an incident response program
- Escalation and notification
- eDiscovery process
- Conducting investigations
- System and file forensics
- Reporting and documenting incidents
- Business continuity planning
- Validating backups
- Testing BC/DR plans
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 06/01/2018. What changed?
A: We updated three videos, covering creating an incident response program, communications plan, and response team.