Deliverable 2 – Disaster Recovery Plan And Summary

Objective

This deliverable asks you to analyze how information technology is acquired, produced, and distributed.

Instructions

To complete the Disaster Recovery Plan and Summary, fulfill the instructions for each part:

Part 1 – Disaster Recovery Plan

  1. Download and read the Nozama Information Sheet
  2. Build a disaster recovery plan appropriate for Nozama that:
    1. Identifies and lists the roles of staff members, primary and backup, to contact in case of a disruption
    2. Indicates purpose and scope of plan
    3. Indicates instructions for activating the plan including how often the plan will be reviewed and update, and by whom
    4. Identifies steps for addressing disruptions including listing actions to take for declaring a network disaster
    5. Five instructions for recovering operations and restoring equipment and devices
  3. Present the plan in a way that is appropriate for the workplace

Part 2 – Summary

  1. Append a 1-2 page summary to the disaster recovery plan that addresses concerns related to the following:
    1. Potential security challenges
    2. Protecting the MIS from common threats
    3. How up-to-date information supports business objects and good decision-making
    4. Present the summary in a way that is appropriate for the workplace
  2. FFCBA01234No PassNo PassCompetenceProficiencyMasteryNot SubmittedDoes not demonstrate comprehensive knowledge or skillDemonstrates comprehensive knowledge or skillsDemonstrated mastery exceeds level of comprehensive knowledge or skillsUses mastery of competency to devise alternate solutions and create new valueNot SubmittedDid not properly identify the purpose of the plan and details for activating, reviewing, and updating the plan were missing or inadequate.Properly identified the purpose of the plan and provided clear details for activating, reviewing, and updating it.Properly and comprehensively identified the purpose of the plan and provided clear details for activating, reviewing, and updating it.Properly and comprehensively identified the purpose of the plan and provided clear details with explanations for activating, reviewing, and updating itNot SubmittedDid not correctly list details for addressing and recovering from a network disaster.Correctly listed details for addressing and recovering from a network disaster.Correctly listed and explained details for addressing and recovering from a network disaster.Correctly listed and explained details for addressing and recovering from a network disaster. The plan shows cohesiveness in all of its parts and relates well to Nozama.Not SubmittedSummary is missing or inadequately meets the requirements with explanations that are incorrect or in simple format that does not demonstrate understanding.Summary correctly describes potential security challenges. It also properly explains how protection for vulnerable data can be achieved, and clearly discusses how current information helps support business objectives and allows for decision-making.Summary correctly describes potential security challenges specific to the case. It also properly explains how protection for vulnerable data can be achieved, and clearly discusses how current information helps support business objectives and allows for decision-making in a comprehensive manner and relates well to Nozama.Summary robustly describes potential security challenges specific to the case. It also robustly explains how protection for vulnerable data can be achieved, and clearly discusses how current information helps support business objectives and allows for decision-making in a comprehensive manner and relates well to Nozama.Not SubmittedDocument format is not business appropriate and there is little no attempt at citing sources if outside sources were used.Document format is business appropriate and there is a strong attempt at citing sources if outside sources were used.Document format is business appropriate and there is a strong attempt at citing sources with few errors if outside sources were used.Document format is business appropriate and enhances content understanding and citing of sources is correct if outside sources were used.

Nozama Information Sheet

Introduction

You are in the process of creating Nozema, an e-commerce book retailer. Your experience from computer networking courses in college gives you the confidence to tackle this project yourself, and along the way you will tackle issues related to MIS framed through the fictional retailer.

About Nozama

Nozama will focus on selling new and used books. Beyond strictly selling physical copies, a major part of your business will be allowing customers to get “online” in your store and download books. This process will be addressed in classes that you plan to offer on downloading books and setting them up on any device. To do so, you will need to design and build a network and computing solution for your business. After having done some initial planning, you have decided on starting with 100 initial items and growing items as business increases.

Company Needs

You have identified the following requirements for your network:

1. One office computer and one server used for sales services and classes on your website.

2. A backup server to capture data in case of a disaster

3. Two dedicated networks: for computers and for the servers

4. Centralized management and control of the computers so that you can maintain the network from off-site

5. Adequate security for all company communication and documents

6. Protection for all services

7. Segmented general network access

8. Top drawer speed

9. Available capacity to use as the company grows

Additionally, the following needs ought to be addressed as you develop your MIS strategy:

1. Drafting a company history

2. Developing a company mission statement

3. Expanding to selling additional items

4. Providing clients the ability to view all books online

5. Providing customers with a general information website

6. Creating a second, secure, Website through which clients can buy services and products

7. Providing for limited downtime (24 hour downtime maximum)

8. Long-term costs

9. Hiring and training additional employees, all of whom will work from home.