IT Security/Operational/Best Practices

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This lesson covers risk management best practices.

Objectives and Skills[edit]

Objectives and skills for the risk management best practies portion of Security+ certification include:[1]

Summarize risk management best practices.
  • Business continuity concepts
    • Business impact analysis
    • Identification of critical systems and components
    • Removing single points of failure
    • Business continuity planning and testing
    • Risk assessment
    • Continuity of operations
    • Disaster recovery
    • IT contingency planning
    • Succession planning
    • High availability
    • Redundancy
    • Tabletop exercises
  • Fault tolerance
    • Hardware
    • RAID: software (mdadm) or hardware
    • Clustering
    • Load balancing
    • Servers
  • Disaster recovery concepts
    • Backup plans/policies
    • Backup execution/frequency
    • Cold site
    • Hot site
    • Warm site

Readings[edit]

Multimedia[edit]

  1. YouTube: Business Impact Analysis - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 2.8
  2. YouTube: Critical Systems and Components - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 2.8
  3. YouTube: Redundancy and Single Points of Failure - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 2.8
  4. YouTube: Continuity of Operations - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 2.8
  5. YouTube: Disaster Recovery Planning and Testing - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 2.8
  6. YouTube: IT Contingency Planning - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 2.8
  7. YouTube: Succession Planning - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 2.8
  8. YouTube: Tabletop Exercises - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 2.8
  9. YouTube: Redundancy, Fault Tolerance, and High Availability - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 2.8
  10. YouTube: Cold Site, Hot Site, and Warm Site - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 2.8

Activities[edit]

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