Overview

EC-Council Disaster Recovery Professional provides the professionals with a strong understanding of business continuity and disaster recovery principles, including conducting business impact analysis, assessing of risks, developing policies and procedures, and implementing a plan. It also teaches professionals how to secure data by putting policies and procedures in place, and how to recover and restore their organization’s critical data in the aftermath of a disaster.

 

Objectives

EC-Council Disaster Recovery Professional (EDRP) is a comprehensive professional course that teaches students how to develop enterprise-wide business continuity and disaster recovery plans.

 

EDRP provides the professionals with a strong understanding of business continuity and disaster recovery principles, including conducting business impact analysis, assessing of risks, developing policies and procedures, and implementing a plan.

 

EDRP teaches professionals how to secure data by putting policies and procedures in place, and how to recover and restore their organization’s critical data in the aftermath of a disaster.

 

Audience

  • IT Professionals in the BC/DR or System Administration domain
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Consultants
  • Individuals wanting to establish themselves in the field of IT Business
  • Continuity and Disaster Recovery
  • IT Risk Managers and Consultants
  • CISOs and IT Directors

 

Prerequisites

  • Have a prior networking foundation.
  • Certified Network Defense (CND)

 

Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

  • An Introduction to Business Continuity
  • An Introduction to Disaster Recovery
  • Basic Terminologies of Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity
  • Disaster Recovery Vs. Business Continuity
  • Purpose of Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
  • Trends in Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
  • Best Practices in Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

 

Module 2: Business Continuity Management (BCM)

  • What is Business Continuity
  • What is BCM?
  • Ownership of BCM
  • Scope of BCM
  • Benefits of BCM
  • Business Continuity Management Framework
  • Best Practices of BCM
  • Business Continuity Standards

 

Module 3: Risk Assessment

  • Terminologies Related to Risk in BCP
  • What is a Risk?
  • Risk Models
  • Risk Assessment
  • Goals of Risk Assessment
  • Assessment Approaches
  • Communicating and Sharing Risk Assessment Information and Results
  • Maintaining the Risk Assessment
  • Steps in Risk Assessment Process
  • Risk Assessment Report
  • Best Practices in Risk Assessment
  • Risk Management Standards
  • Case Study

 

Module 4: Business Impact Analysis (BIA)

  • What is Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA)?
  • What is Business Impact Analysis (BIA)?
  • Scope and Objectives of Business Impact Analysis (BIA)
  • BIA Terminology
  • Components of BIA
  • Performing BIA
  • ISO/TS 22317:2015 (Societal Security—Business Continuity Management
  • Systems-Guidelines for BIA)
  • Case Study

 

Module 5: Business Continuity Planning (BCP)

  • Business Continuity Planning
  • Characteristics of Business Continuity Plan
  • Key Elements of Business Continuity Policy
  • Key Elements of Business Continuity Plan as Part of its Policy
  • Business Continuity Strategy Design
  • Case Study for Business Continuity Strategy Design

 

Module 6: Data Backup Strategies

  • Backup
  • Need for Backup
  • Types of Backup
  • 3-2-1 Backup Strategy
  • Hot Backup
  • Cold Backup
  • Types of Backup/ Recovery Sites
  • Bare Metal Recovery
  • Disk Backups
  • Deduplication
  • Cloud Data Recovery
  • Cloud Disaster Recovery Blueprint

 

Module 7: Data Recovery Strategies

  • Introduction to Data Recovery
  • Recovery Management
  • Recovery Management Model Layers
  • Types of Data Recovery
  • Steps in Data Recovery
  • Disk-to-Disk-to-Disaster Recovery (3DR)
  • Infrastructure Technologies
  • Data Protection Continuum
  • Data Loss
  • Best Practices in Data Recovery

 

Module 8: Virtualization-Based Disaster Recovery

  • What is Virtualization?
  • Virtualization and Disaster Recovery
  • Backup of Virtual Systems
  • Challenges in Virtualization Deployment
  • Best Practices in Virtualization
  • Virtualization Standards
  • Case Study

 

Module 9: System Recovery

  • What is System Recovery?
  • System Restore in Windows 10
  • Linux System Recovery
  • Mac System Recovery
  • Restoration of Windows Server 2012
  • Recovering from a Boot issue in Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Active Directory Recovery
  • Verifying Active Directory Restoration
  • Sysvol Recovery
  • Recovery of Global Catalog Servers
  • Recovery of Domain Controller
  • Database Integrity Testing
  • Restoring IIS Configurations
  • Restoring Microsoft IIS Metabase Backup
  • Restoring Exchange Server 2016
  • IBM WebSphere Application Server Recovery
  • Recovering from Domino Server Crashes
  • Restoring MySQL Server

 

Module 10: Centralized and Decentralized System Recovery

  • Introduction
  • Centralized Computing
  • Centralized Computing Architecture
  • Decentralized Computing
  • Decentralized Computing Architecture
  • Differences between Centralized Computing and Decentralized Computing
  • Survivable Storage Systems

 

Module 11: Disaster Recovery Planning Process

  • Introduction to Disaster Recovery (DR)
  • Need for Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Factors Affecting the Disaster Recovery (DR) Strategy
  • Components of a Disaster Recovery Plan Strategy
  • Disaster Recovery Planning Process
  • DR Planning Methodology
  • Disaster Recovery Lifecycle
  • Tiers of Disaster Recovery
  • Data Protection and Recovery Strategy
  • Establishing a Disaster Recovery Plan
  • Develop a Disaster Recovery Team Structure
  • Disaster Recovery Plan Testing
  • DR Plan Implementation

 

Module 12: BCP Testing, Maintenance, and Training

  • Business Continuity Plan Testing
  • Elements of the BCP Test Plan
  • Maintaining the Business Continuity Plan
  • Auditing the Business Continuity Plan
  • BCP Training
  • Implementing Business Continuity Training Program
  • Establishing a BC Training Program
  • Value of BC Training
  • BC Training Evaluation

 

Related Certification

  • EC-Council Disaster Recovery Professional