Business Continuity Management (BCM) and Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP).

Training In person 24/05/2024 4 CPE-points Only 7 spots left!
Business Continuity Management (BCM) and Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP).
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24 May 2024 - 13:00

24 May 2024 - 17:00

IIA Belgium

English

Intermediate

4 CPE-points

This course is part of the IT Audit Bootcamp. Learn more information here.

Overview

This training is crafted to provide non-IT auditors with a comprehensive understanding of Business Continuity Management (BCM) and Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP). Participants will gain practical skills to assess the robustness of business continuity and disaster recovery plans, ensuring swift recovery of critical IT systems in the face of unforeseen incidents such as natural disasters, cyberattacks, or system failures.

 

LEVEL: beginner/intermediate

 

Target Audience 

This program is designed for non-IT auditors and individuals involved in auditing business processes, seeking a deeper understanding of Business Continuity Management and Disaster Recovery Planning. Basic knowledge of IT fundamentals is recommended but not mandatory. 

 

Course Objectives

  • Comprehensive Understanding of BCM and DRP:
    • Gain in-depth knowledge of Business Continuity Management and Disaster Recovery Planning principles.
    • Understand the importance of these plans in ensuring the resilience of critical IT systems.
  • Assessment of Robustness:
    • Develop practical skills to assess the robustness of business continuity and disaster recovery plans.
    • Learn to identify potential vulnerabilities and gaps in the plans.
  • Risk Mitigation and Recovery Preparedness:
    • Understand the significance of risk mitigation in the context of IT systems.
    • Develop strategies for recovery preparedness in the face of unexpected incidents.

 

Course Content

  • Introduction to BCM and DRP:
    • Overview of Business Continuity Management and Disaster Recovery Planning.
    • Importance of these plans in maintaining operational continuity.
  • Assessment Techniques:
    • Practical methodologies for assessing the robustness of BCM and DRP.
    • Identifying key components and critical dependencies in recovery plans.
  • Risk Identification and Mitigation:
    • Techniques for identifying and assessing risks associated with unexpected incidents.
    • Strategies for effective risk mitigation in BCM and DRP.
  • Incident Response:
    • Developing incident response protocols for quick recovery.
    • Case studies illustrating effective responses to real-world incidents.
  • Cybersecurity Considerations:
    • Understanding the role of cybersecurity in BCM and DRP.
    • Evaluating the impact of cyberattacks on recovery plans.
  • Testing and Exercising Plans:
    • Implementing testing and exercising methodologies for BCM and DRP.
    • Ensuring the practical applicability and effectiveness of the plans.
  • Documentation and Reporting:
    • Guidelines for proper documentation of BCM and DRP.
    • Reporting on the assessment findings and improvement recommendations.

 

Prerequisites 

Basic knowledge of IT fundamentals is recommended. Familiarity with general IT components and an understanding of risk awareness will enhance the learning experience. Active participation in discussions and case studies is encouraged to reinforce practical learning.

Gauthier Brun
Gauthier Brun

Toyota Motor Europe – In charge of the IT internal audit for Europe

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