(Answered) CIS 359: Disaster Recovery (DR) Lessons Learned Case Study 2

(Answered) CIS 359: Disaster Recovery (DR) Lessons Learned Case Study 2

Read the article titled “9/11: Top lessons learned for disaster recovery,” from Computerworld.com, located athttp://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9219867/9_11_Top_lessons_learned_for_disaster_recovery , and consider the effects the attacks of September 11, 2001, have had on technology recovery efforts.

Write a two to four (2-4) page paper in which you:

  1. Explain how the attacks affected risk management in organizations and have prompted an increased justification for recovery-based objectives, initiatives, and expenditures.
  2. Analyze the use of social media and other current methods of communication for emergency notifications during an incident or disaster situation.
  3. Determine whether or not organizations need to consider distanced geographic locations when preparing for backup operations / data centers, and determine the effects that recovery point objectives (RPO) and recovery time objectives (RTO) have on these decisions.
  4. Evaluate the use of cloud services as tools for recovery operations within an organization, and explain how they could increase or decrease the effectiveness of recovery operations.
  5. Determine whether or not cloud services are ideal recovery options for organizations regardless of their size. Provide a rationale to support the answer.
  6. Use at least four (4) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

SOLUTION:

  1. Explain how the attacks affected risk management in organizations and have prompted an increased justification for recovery-based objectives, initiatives, and expenditures.

After the initiatives on 9/11, the Information Technology managers had to look for money in order to implement the disaster recovery plans and also technology. The concept of risk management was to be a part of the disaster recovery options however this led to many cases of fraud and rogue trading. The US government spent hundreds of million dollars in upgrading the internal systems. They also needed financial services in order to flag the suspicious transactions and customers. In the 9/11, 39% went on upgrading the back end systems, 34% was spent on…………………………