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CIS 462 WEEK 10 TERM PAPER DISASTER RECOVERY PLAN
This assignment consists of two (2) parts: a written paper and a PowerPoint presentation. You must
submit both parts as separate files for the completion of this assignment. Label each file name
according to the section of the assignment it is written for. Additionally, you may create and / or assume
all necessary assumptions needed for the completion of this assignment.
In recent years, organizations have witnessed the impact of having effective and non-effective business
continuity plans and disaster recovery plans. In today’s environment, with significant potential natural
disasters, terrorist threats, and other man-made threats, it is critical that organizations develop effective
business continuity plans and disaster recovery plans. Select an organization that you are familiar with,
such as where you currently or previously have worked, contact a local organization, or search on the
Internet for the needed detail of an organization you are interested in. Prepare a disaster recovery plan
policy for that organization.
Part 1: Written Paper
1. Write a six to eight (6-8) page paper in which you:
a. Provide an overview of the organization that will be delivered to senior management, defining
the business goals and objectives and the size, layout, and structure of the organization.
b. Include a diagram of the organization’s network architecture and the proposed network
architecture of an alternate computing facility in the event of a disaster (or the actual network
architecture of the alternate computing facility if one already exists) through the use of
graphical tools in Microsoft Word or Visio, or an open source alternative such as Dia. Note:
The graphically depicted solution is not included in the required page length.
c. Develop the DRP Policy, including:
i. Disaster declaration
ii. Assessment of security
iii. Potential disaster scenarios and methods of dealing with the disaster
iv. Disaster recovery procedures
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Part 2: PowerPoint Presentation
Use Microsoft PowerPoint to:
2. Create a twelve to fourteen (12-14) slide presentation that will be presented to the agency’s
management, in which you: