Read the case study: Ross, S. C., Tyran, C. K., Auer, D. J., Junell, J. M., & Williams, T. G. (2005). Up In smoke: Rebuilding after an IT disaster. Hershey, PA: Idea Group Pub.
You have been hired to advise Sam Moss and help him develop the framework for a new Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plan for the College of Business Administration.
Answer the following questions:
1. What types of disasters should be addressed in the plan? Describe the type of disaster and its’ potential impact on continued operations. The college is looking for a realistic list of the top 5 threats to continued operations prioritized by the potential impact on operations and the cost of prevention/protection and the cost and time for recovery.
2. What issues need to be discussed by the College’s Information Technology committee regarding data Backup and Recovery as the college’s IT architecture evolves from a Centralized to Decentralized architecture for the new IT systems?