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1

What does disaster recovery consist of?

An entity's plan for restoring and continuing operations in the event of the destruction of program and data files, as well as processing capability

2

What does disaster recovery consist of?

An entity's plan for restoring and continuing operations in the event of the destruction of program and data files, as well as processing capability

3

Name two major players in a disaster recovery plan.

- organization itself
- disaster recovery services provider (e.g. IBM or SunGard)

4

Name two major players in a disaster recovery plan.

- organization itself
- disaster recovery services provider (e.g. IBM or SunGard)

5

What are the five steps in disaster recovery?

1) Assess risks
2) Id mission-critical applications and data
3) Develop a plan
4) Determine responsibilities
5) Test the disaster recovery plan

6

What is a downside with a duplicate data center and data mirroring?

Expensive

7

What are three types of backups an organization can perform in order to recover lost data?

1) Full backup
2) Incremental backup
3) Differential backup

8

What is a full backup?

Exact copy of entire database

9

What do you call a backup involving copying only the data items that have changed since the last backup?

Incremental backup

10

What is a differential backup?

Copies all changes made since last full backup

11

What is the longest backup method?

Full backup

12

What is the shortest backup method?

Incremental backup

13

What method can be used to quickly backup large amounts of data to a remote location in the event of a disaster?

Split mirror backup

14

What method can be used to quickly backup large amounts of data to a remote location in the event of a disaster?

Split mirror backup

15

What are three types of off-site locations?

1) Cold site
2) Hot site
3) Warm site

16

What type of off-site location is equipped to take over the company's data processing in only a matter of hours?

Hot site

17

What is the most difficult aspect of recover?

Telecommunications network

18

What type of off-site location has all the electrical connections and other physical requirements for data processing, but does not have the actual equipment?

Cold site (1-3 days)

19

What would you call an off-site location that is a compromise b/w a hot site and a cold site?

Warm site

20

What is a warm backup site?

Facility that is already stocked w/ all the hardware that it takes to crate a reasonable facsimile of the primary data center

21

True or false.

The major emphasis in disaster recovery is on the restoration of hardware and telecommunication services.

False (also the restoration of operating functionality)

22

True or false.

Vulnerable uses application software packages. The license agreements for the packages usually provide the license holder the right to make backup copies of the software for disaster recovery purposes.

True

23

True or false.

Vulnerable uses application software packages. The license agreements for the packages usually provide the license holder the right to make backup copies of the software for disaster recovery purposes.

True

24

To prevent interrupted info systems operation, what two controls are typically included in an organization's disaster recovery plan?

Backup and downtime controls