Critical Components of Disaster Recovery

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Course Description

Did you know that 35% of all businesses never reopen after a disaster. A comprehensive disaster recovery plan is vital to ensure the ongoing ability to conduct business in the event of a disruption. Such plans provide detailed procedures to recover disrupted systems, and help return organizations to business as normal. 

The purpose of this course is to help you stay in business by expanding your awareness of both the common and uncommon disasters, learning to rate and rank potential threats, and helping you develop an appropriate response plan that addresses prevention, shared risk, mitigation, and recovery. The primary purpose of a disaster recovery plan is to minimize negative impacts operationally and financially.

We will also discuss information technology threats, as only one out of every five businesses survive when they lose computer access for more than 72 hours. This course will take you through the steps required to put together an IT disaster recovery plan. We will delve into the most important recovery planning considerations and review a number of questionnaires and templates to help get you started. 

Lastly, we will discuss control procedures that can be implemented, critical monitoring that should be performed and recovery strategies to ensure systems can be recovered efficiently.

THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED FOR ALL LEVELS OF ACCOUNTING & TAX PROFESSIONALS IN PUBLIC, PRIVATE, GOVERNMENT, NONPROFIT INDUSTRY. 

Learning objectives

  • Define disaster recovery and business continuity.
  • Identify critical components of disaster recovery and business continuity plans.
  • Identify process controls to consider when developing disaster recovery and business continuity plans.
  • Discover strategies for implementing, testing and maintaining the plans.
  • Explore solutions available to assist with writing and maintaining the plans.

About Presenter

Wendi Finn, CPA

Owner, IS Security Solutions

finn@issecuritysolutions.com

Wendi Finn is a CPA with a MS in Technology.  She spent six years working for the big 4 in public accounting performing financial audits as a system security expert. In 2004 Wendi founded IS Security Solutions, LLC to assist organizations with IT security compliance. In addition to consulting, Wendi has 10 years experience as a professor at Franklin University, was a member of the State of Ohio Audit Committee and has published 4 books. 

  • At IS Security Solutions our diverse background and skills equip us to build solutions that consider every angle. We're on the cusp of security trends, new technologies and new ways to deliver messages effectively and creatively.
  • Our experience with current technology standards and legislation can reduce an organization’s need to allocate internal resources to the extensive research and planning typically required. Guided by the leadership of Wendi Finn, a leader in the industry for over 15 years, we have a foundation for success that's set for many decades to come.
  • IS Security Solutions, LLC has recently developed an IT framework encompassing NIST CyberSecurity Framework, PCI, HIPAA and Sarbanes Oxley allowing for a single framework to meet all your IT compliance requirements.
  • In addition to compliance, we also employee individuals specializing and certified in Lean Six-Sigma, Project Management, Accounting, IT implementations, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity and Accounting.

FAQ

  • To receive CPE credit for the event, you must register for the webcast prior to the start of each program.
  • CPE is available to all eligible participants within 24 hours of each webinar.
  • You must attend complete webinar and respond to all polling questions asked during the webinar. CPE is issued on 50 minute credit hour basis.
  • This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during/after the webinar.

Refund/Cancellation Policy

For more information regarding refund, complaint and program cancellation policies, please contact our offices at 646-688-5128

In case any of the course or live webinars gets cancelled we would be refunding you the entire amount (if paid).

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  • Cost $10
  • CPE Credits 1
  • Subject Area Information Technology
  • Course Level Basic
  • Instructional Method group internet based
  • Prerequisites None
  • Advanced Preparation None
  • Who should attend? CPA - Small Firm CPA - Mid Size Firm CPA - Large Firm Accounting Firm Tax Pros Cybersecurity Pros Tax Firm Young CPA CPA in Business Entrepreneurial CPA Cloud Firms Entrepreneurial Accountant
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