Cyber security......................................... - 36120

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Students will research technology solutions for Disaster Recovery (DR) / Business Continuity
Planning (BCP). This research will be used to prepare a presentation (Power Point slides) and
background briefing memorandum (MS Word document) discussing three or more commercially
available technology solutions (products or services) which could be used to address
cybersecurity problems specific to DR / BCP operations. The presentation and supporting
briefing memorandum must also address the importance of disaster recovery and/or business
continuity planning with respect to maintaining the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of
information and information systems. This assignment must be submitted to your instructor’s
TurnItIn section for Originality Checking.
Cybersecurity DR / BCP Presentation & Briefing Memorandum
The focus of this assignment should be DR / BCP technology solutions for response and
recovery after a cyber security incident of sufficient duration and impact to require activation of
the organization’s Disaster Recovery and/or Business Continuity Plan.
You may focus upon the incident reported upon in your cybersecurity research paper OR you
may take a more general approach.
Suggested technology solutions include:
• General DR/BCP Services
o Palindrome http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d60m6hUpgvs
• Data Backup Solutions
o Acronis http://www.acronis.com/solutions/smallbusiness/
• Cloud Computing (Infrastructure as a Service, Software as a Service, Platform as a
Service)
o VMWare http://www.vmware.com/solutions/datacenter/businesscontinuity/disaster-recovery.html
o NetApp http://www.netapp.com/us/solutions/data-protection/businesscontinuity.aspx
• Mobile Data Centers / Mobile Workspace Solutions
o https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0XCR7aG1Wvc (Sunguard)
o http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1oo9y4w1ZY (US Corps of Engineers)
• Emergency Communications Centers / Crisis Management Command Centers
• Cyber forensics and incident response services
o http://www.drivesaversdatarecovery.com/recovery-services/forensics/
o http://www.lwgconsulting.com/
o http://www.boozallen.com/consulting/transform-technology/cybertechnologies/eDiscovery
• Cyber incident analytics services
o http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXnVqKaCr9g
o http://www.boozallen.com/consulting/delivering-results-thatendure/cyber/50146704/cyber-incident-response
Allocation of points is:




Presentation 7 points
Briefing Memorandum 8 points

Content Requirements (80%):
1. Discuss the importance of disaster recovery and/or business continuity planning with
respect to maintaining the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information and
information systems.
2. Identify three commercially available technology solutions (products or services) which
could be used to address cybersecurity problems specific to DR / BCP.
3. Research and report upon each of the three technology solutions. For each solution
include:
a. Vendor (name and Web site)
b. Product Name and Capabilities
c. How this product or service can be used to support DR / BCP including protecting
/ restoring confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information and
information systems.
4. Provide a summary in which you discuss the benefits of incorporating technology-based
solutions when planning for recovery and restoral of IT operations.
Format Requirements (20%):
1. Grammar / Mechanics / Writing Style (10% of the total points)
a. Professional appearance
b. Proper grammar, punctuation, spelling, etc.
c. Presentation Format (10 – 20 slides)
c.i. Title Slide
c.ii. Importance of DR / BCP to cybersecurity
c.iii. Technology Solutions Overview
c.iv. 3 to 5 Slides per Product or Service
c.v. Summary
c.vi. Sources Attribution / References slide per instructor’s guidance
d. Briefing Memorandum Format
d.i. To / From / Subject / Date Format
d.ii. Numbered Paragraphs
d.iii. Single spaced within paragraphs
d.iv. Provides summary to support presentation slides
d.v. No more than 3 pages (one page summary preferred)
d.vi. Sources Attribution / References in memorandum per instructor’s
guidance
2. Source Attribution / References (10% of the total points)
a. You must provide appropriate attribution / credit to sources for information used
in the presentation and memorandum.
b. APA style guidance does not specifically address presentations and memoranda
c. Your instructor will provide examples of appropriate citation styles for use in
business communications, e.g. presentation slides and memoranda.

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Cyber security_BC-DR.ppt
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