Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery


Syed Akhter Hossain


More than 20 years of experience in the field of teaching, research and development with the core competence in computer science and engineering and Informatique.

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Sudipta Mondal
Md Shahadat Hossain
Rajib Mahmud


Disaster: Definition, Services disruptions and failures, Challenges of disaster recovery plan, traditional disaster
recovery; Recovery sites: remote recovery sites, data replication, remote site preparation; Disaster recovery and
business continuity: disaster recovery plan, testing, post-disaster problems, business continuity plan, storage
architecture; Planning process: risk assessment, business impact analysis, regulatory compliance, recovery point
objectives, Develop DRPs, design DR systems, Develop BCPs, Test DRPs; Using decision tree to design DRP: select
application, priorities, levels of protection and recovery sites, Design backups, storage, replication, and power
management; Using decision tree to design business continuity plan: level of service, impact on production at
multi-use recovery sites, Backups at multi-use recovery site, Managing power and facilities.

Course Learning Outcomes:
1. Identify the core pieces and functions of an integrated, effective, corporate business continuity program
2. Describe key Business Continuity terms and concepts, such as: determining critical business functions, the
Recovery Time Objectives, Recovery Point Objectives, Recovery Time Capabilities, information technology
disaster recovery technical solution designs standards and practices
3. Understand how to effectively determine business unit business resumption requirements for loss of
workspace, loss of information technology, and loss of personnel

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