Phase2 Advantage Cybersecurity and Certifications

$150 Donation Made to Veterans for Every Self-Study Course Enrollment

Phase2 Advantage and Veteran Service Organization Boots to Books have entered into a partnership in which Phase2 will donate $150 to support veterans and the military affiliate community for every student that enrolls in one of its self-study cybersecurity certification courses.

Boots to Books President, Peter Cline, who is an Army veteran said, “Phase2 Advantage is the perfect partner. The organization’s shared values and passions for innovation and supporting our veteran community were apparent from day one. With their support, more veterans will get free educational support and be placed at the nation’s best companies, completely free to them.”  READ MORE …

Certified Disaster Response and Recovery Specialist

Self-Study Online Training

Disaster Response and Recovery

Business Continuity and Disaster Response and Recovery is the development of processes, policies, and procedures that prepare for and react to significant and unplanned operational disruptions. The Disaster Response and Recovery Specialist certification course prepares students successfully manage Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery missions.

Facing daily risks to long-term success from a wide range of threats — cyber-attacks, human error, technical failures, and natural disasters — businesses must create practical plans to sustain their vital operations, security posture, industry reputation, and brand.

Using 14 detailed chapters designed to align with academic calendars, students will cover critical topics such as BCP Design, Risk Management Frameworks, Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis, Asset Inventories and Resource Profiles, Recovery Site Workflows, Cloud Computing Agreements, Cloud Security, and Legal Requirements of Cloud Storage Solutions.

The content of this textbook is aligned for use with immersive cybersecurity labs produced by Jones & Bartlett Learning, Pearson Education, and Cengage.  


February 01, 2022


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16 Weeks*

Registration for this course closes on January 24, 2022*This course is self-paced and can be completed any time within 16 weeks.

Course Training Materials

Course Textbook (US Students)

Textbook via Amazon (Non-US Students)

Course Lab Exercises

Practice Assessment Quizzes

40-Hour CPE Credit Certificate

Knowledge Assessment Examination

Phase2 Advantage has partnered with Savannah Technical College to offer several self-study cybersecurity courses for individuals who are not able to attend classroom-based certification programs. This format allows students to learn at their own pace, in a comfortable environment, and receive a 60% discount off classroom-based courses.  Enrolled students will have access to the Savannah Technical College Learning Management System for their course.

NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework

The Certified Disaster Response and Recovery Specialist course is a component of the career progression track that supports the required Categories, Specialty Areas and Work Roles as defined by the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.  It provides a common language to speak about cyber roles and jobs and can be referenced to define professional requirements in cybersecurity.

Course Outline and Knowledge Points

  • The BCP and DRP Convergence
  • Key BCP and DRP Definitions
  • BCP Key Components
  • DRP Key Components
  • The Desired State of Security
  • The Evolution of Sustainable Policies
  • Roles of a Business Impact Analysis
  • Benefits of a Business Impact Analysis
  • Managing a BIA Project
  • Selecting a BIA Project Manager
  • BIA Data Collection
  • Presenting Results to Management
  • The Key Attributes of Risk
  • Risk Management Program Development
  • Asset Inventories and Resource Profiles
  • Risk Management Frameworks
  • Vulnerability Assessment vs. Risk Assessment
  • Third-Party Service Providers
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis
  • Defining Severity Levels
  • Estimating Severity and Likelihood
  • Asset Value Considerations
  • Calculating SLE, ARO, and ALE
  • Sources of Respected Statistics
  • The EOC in Limited Emergencies
  • EOC Scope and Purpose
  • EOC Material Requirements
  • EOC Command Functions
  • EOC Control Functions
  • Mobile EOC Characteristics
  • Assembly Point Considerations
  • The Recovery Site Manager
  • Recovery Gantt Chart Functions
  • Work Area Considerations
  • Digital Communication Considerations
  • SMS Notification Methodologies
  • Seasonal Flu vs. Pandemic Flu
  • Flu Epidemics: Facts and Statistics
  • Influenza Questions and Answers
  • The Epidemic / Pandemic BCP Team
  • Epidemic / Pandemic Risk Assessment
  • Post-Epidemic / -Pandemic Considerations
  • The Benefits of Cloud-Based Recovery Solutions
  • Cloud Computing Characteristics
  • Defining the Existing Operational State
  • The Benefits of Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Computing Service Models
  • Cloud Computing Deployment Models
  • Cloud Platform Risks
  • Private and Public Cloud Risks and Threats
  • Vendor Lock-Out / Lock-In
  • IaaS / PaaS / SaaS Risks and Threats
  • Virtualization Risks and Threats
  • Cloud-Specific BIA Considerations
  • The Cloud Data Life Cycle (CDLC)
  • Volume and Object-Based Storage
  • The Content Delivery Network (CDN)
  • Foundations of Managed Cloud Services
  • Shared Responsibilities by Service Type
  • Lack of Physical Access and Auditing
  • Diverse Geographical Legal Jurisdictions
  • Organizational Cloud Policies
  • The Cloud in Enterprise Risk Management
  • Risk Management Frameworks
  • Risk Management Metrics
  • Contracts and Service-Level Agreements
  • Criminal and Civil Law
  • Administrative and International Law
  • The Doctrine of Proper Law
  • The EU Data Protection Directive
  • Personal and Data Privacy Issues
  • Forensic Requirements and Standards
  • General Contract Structures
  • The SLA and Contract Review Process
  • Provisions of an Enforceable Contract
  • General Contract Review Checklist
  • Common Myths and Misunderstandings
  • Contract Negotiation Strategies
  • Developing Testing Goals
  • The Benefits of BCP Testing
  • BCP Test Progressions
  • Potential Testing Scenarios
  • Training and Awareness
  • The Benefits of Certifying the BCP

Contact Us to Learn More

To find out more about Cybersecurity Courses and our full range of available client services, contact us today via the phone number or email address listed below.

(912) 335-2217