Approaches to Disaster Recovery for Information Systems


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Three catastrophes data is susceptible to include:

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1. Ransomware and viruses cause data to become _____.

2. Four common ways to restore electronic data are: restore from local backups, restore from offisite backups, physically recover the data, and _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With help from this interactive quiz and printable worksheet, you can gauge your comprehension of different approaches to disaster recovery for information systems. These assessments measure your knowledge of catastrophes and data susceptibility, ransomware, viruses, disaster plans and data recovery options.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can effectively assess your understanding of the following:

  • Three catastrophes to which data is susceptible
  • What data becomes as a result of ransomware and viruses
  • Four common ways to restore electronic data
  • Disaster plans used for recovery after a catastrophe
  • Factors for organizations considering data recovery options
  • What the data recovery process involves when a drive suffers physical damage

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the impact of ransomware and viruses on data and ways to restore electronic data
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about various data recovery options
  • Making connections - understand the ways in which data can be susceptible to catastrophes

Additional Learning

The lesson accompanying this quiz and worksheet is called Approaches to Disaster Recovery for Information Systems. Studying this lesson can ensure you have a quality understanding of the following:

  • Data recovery option that involves restoring data from another source in a different physical location
  • Option to consider if replacing physical equipment is too costly or time-consuming
  • How cyber forensics can assist in data recovery