CISM 2022: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Competency (Intermediate Level)

  • 21m
  • 21 questions
The Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your comprehensive understanding of the development and implementation of plans and processes. You will be evaluated on your ability to ensure that an organization can continue operations in the case of a disaster or disruption. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates competency in many areas of this domain with the knowledge and insights needed to make informed decisions about the identification of critical business processes, development of recovery strategies, and testing and maintenance of plans.

Topics covered

  • configure a backup schedule using Windows Backup
  • configure alert rules and action group notifications for performance metrics
  • configure RAID on Linux
  • configure RAID on Windows
  • define how high availability applies to a multitude of IT and business processes
  • describe common characteristics of a business continuity plan, BIA and related insurance options
  • describe common characteristics of a disaster recovery plan including RTO and RPO
  • describe methods of securing assets using physical controls
  • detective, preventative, compensating, technical, corrective, administrative
  • determine contract details such as right-to-audit clause, communicate security policies to other parties
  • discuss backup types and how data backups and the RPO apply to various services
  • discuss how load balancing can improve service performance and increase availability
  • discuss which factors influence the crafting of various security baselines
  • enable application load balancing in the cloud
  • enable cloud storage account replication to a secondary region
  • identify common RAID level characteristics
  • list common IT security role such as privacy officers, security policy staff, CIO, CISO, and security engineers
  • recognize data roles such as owner, steward, and custodian to enable accountability
  • replicate a cloud-based virtual machine to an alternate region
  • use a data collector set to establish a Windows performance baseline
  • use Azure Backup to achieve data availability goals