After completing this video, the learner will understand common controls used to implement business continuity plans, inclding single point of failure analysis, continuity of operations plans, succession plans and IT contingency planning.
- [Voiceover] Business continuity professionals…have a variety of tools at their disposal…to help remediate potential availability issues.…One of the critical ways that IT professionals…protect the availability of systems…is ensuring that they are redundant.…That simply means that systems are designed…in such a way that the failure of a single component…doesn't bring the entire system down.…Business can continue in the face…of a single, predictable failure.…The single point of failure analysis process…provides security professionals with a mechanism to identify…and remove single points of failure from their systems.…
Let's look at an example.…Here we have a simple web-based application,…a web server protected by a firewall,…and connected to the Internet.…As we conduct a single point of failure analysis,…we might first notice that the web server…itself is a single point of failure.…If anything goes wrong with the server,…the web service will stop functioning.…We can correct this situation by replacing…the single web server with a clustered farm of servers…
- Implementing security controls and policies
- Performing a risk assessment
- Understanding the five risk management actions
- Managing third-party relationships (vendors, etc.)
- Mitigating risk with change management, audits and assessments, and more
- Building an incident response program
- Understanding digital forensics
- Providing security and compliance training
- Ensuring physical security
- Planning for business continuity and disaster recovery
- Matching controls to security goals
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Controls and Risks
2. Third-Party Relationships
Vendor agreements3m 34s
3. Risk Mitigation Strategies
4. Incident Response
6. Awareness and Training
7. Physical Security and Environmental Controls
8. Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
9. Matching Controls to Security Goals
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