Contingency plan, disaster response plan, and disaster recovery plan are overlapping plans contained in the business continuity plan. An incident response plan provides a framework to map out procedures and instructions an organization must follow when faced with a disaster. Design an incident response plan for a small business. Include actions to be taken if each of the following events occur: Virus attack Power failure Fire Burst water pipe ISP failure What other scenarios do you think are important and need a plan?
Review the following blog regarding some of the largest targets for cyber attacks on MSPs (Managed Service Providers) in 2019. Choose one of these attacks. Imagine this attack occurred throughout all MSPs in a large industry, such as banks causing a major crisis situation. Write a 1-2 page paper explaining how you would create a contingency plan to address the threats discussed in this attack. Explain how you would test this contingency plan. https://www.ninjaone.com/blog/msp-cyber-security-best-practices-2019-top-threats/
Contingency plan, disaster response plan, and disaster recovery plan are overlapping plans contained in the business continuity plan. Developing a contingency plan involves identifying the information systems and data that are vital to the organization. It also recognizes different types of risks and threats there might be to information systems and the data they contain. Based on your own organization, what types of threats would be detrimental to the organization? What controls should be in place to mitigate the impact of these threats on the systems? How would a contingency plan help prepare for the worst and plan out steps in advance to thwart a disaster or attack? How would you test a contingency plan?
I’m not sure on the page count for this so I hope three is enought. Overview Your assignment is to write an abstract describing your final project for review. You selected your final project at the end of Module 2. Guidelines and Expectations Items that you should consider including in your abstract are; the project topic, why this is an important field for research or testing, SW and HW required (if any), references (web or paper based) that you will use in your development, and a general outline. The outline is your plan for the project. For a research project, you might include some history, technology review, current best practices in the field, ongoing research and development and what you see for the future. For a hands on project, you will want to detail your HW and SW configuration plans, what you are going to be testing, and how you will determine if your tests are successful or not. Deliverables The length of your abstract should be appropriate for your topic, use APA formatting for all resources. The format; 1-inch margins, double line spacing, use a simple font such as Times New Roman, 12 point. Post your completed abstract online.
find an article or case study regarding the misuse of information, or “data misuse.” In a 2-3 page paper, explain the situation that occurred within the case. Describe the security practices that should be used to regulate employee behavior and the misuse of information in this situation. Provide recommendations for suitable strategies in the implementation of a security performance measurement program that could be used to prevent these situations from occurring.
After examining various security management models, choose one of the most dominant InfoSec management models, including national and international standards-based models. What makes this model one of the most dominant? What should be taken into consideration when selecting the most appropriate model or framework for an organization?
Using the risk management prioritization and rating you created in the previous activity (see attached file), create a cost-benefit analysis. In other words, describe the assets and the cost of these assets as well as the cost of protecting these assets. Include items that affect the cost of a particular risk treatment strategy, including implementing new or improved safeguards under the defense option. Examples include the cost of hardware, software, services, training, installation of software, configuration, testing, vendor fees, maintenance, and cost from the loss of these assets.
Overview In the Lecture 1.1, you are given links to the Discovery Channels History of Hackers. Guidelines & Expectations After you have watched these items, give a paragraph or two on what you picked up from these videos and how that information could be put to good use in your information security career. Can you find at least one other resource that you think would be useful to a growing computer professional? Deliverables 1) Submit an original post in the discussion field below (by Wednesday). 2) Next, respond to 2 other students posts (by Sunday). Remember, this is meant to be a discussion, so add some new information in your replies. Be objective, clear, and concise. NOTE: To receive full credit, the original post is due by Wednesday and peer responses are due by Sunday every week.
Overview You have been hired as the Chief Security Officer (CSO) for a national retail chain of stores. Your duties include perform and document information risk assessments, develop and write security policies, perform detailed network monitoring, hire security department team members, and brief the CEO and departmental mangers on the current state of our organization’s information security. Guidelines & Expectations The CEO has stated; “The security of our customer information is critical to our corporation’s continuing success in the marketplace.” Your Manager has ask you to complete the following: Define Your Security Philosophy Part 1: You pick the organization you want to represent. Remember it is a national retail chain of stores. There are thousands of options so pick one you will like to learn more about (e.g. Walmart, Best Buy, Sears, Gap, etc.) After reviewing the Drivers of Information Security (Chapter 4), (1) Create your department’s Vision and Mission statements. (2) Define your department goals for the next 2, 5, 10 years. (a good place to start might be to find a similar organization’s full business mission/vision) (3) Create an Organizational Chart for the security department. Define which security professionals and skills you would need to hire to ensure that your department is successful. Part 2: You are tasked with researching Security certifications in preparation of hiring new members for you organization’s security department. (4) Document the top 5 certifications in the field. Part 3: Using the “Common Body of Knowledge” as a guide, (5) develop 5 questions and their answers that the HR manager will ask potential security employees. These questions should help ensure that future employees have the necessary information assurance skills. Deliverables Provide an overview of each assigned task, your research and solutions, and a detailed summary. All student work must be in APA format and properly cited including title page, content, and references. Post your completed assignment online for this unit of the course. Minimum page count is 2 pages (not including title page, appendix, references, etc.)
Overview Post your weekly current event discussion here. The topic of your posting should be related to information assurance since that is our class title. A Current Event is simply a newsworthy item that helps us to stay current on what is going on in information security today. You can select any reputable source to find your current event. Guidelines & Expectations Please give your analysis of the event and provide a link. Deliverables To receive full credit for this discussion: 1) Submit an original post in the discussion field below (by Wednesday). 2) Next, respond to 2 other students posts (by Sunday). Remember, this is meant to be a discussion, so add some new information in your replies. Be objective, clear, and concise. NOTE: To receive full credit, the original post is due by Wednesday and peer responses are due by Sunday every week.