Regional gardens case study

Read the Regional gardens case study document before attempting this assignment.

Background:

You have been employed by Regional Gardens as their first Chief Information Officer (CIO). You have been tasked by the Board to conduct a review of the company’s risks and start to deploy security policies to protect their data and resources.

You are concerned that the company has no existing contingency plans in case of a disaster. The Board indicated that some of their basic requirements for contingency planning include:

• A Recovery Time Objective (RTO) of 2 hours

• A Recovery Point Objective (RPO) of 4 hours Based on these, you now need to determine:

• The Maximum Tolerable Downtime (MTD),

• The Work Recovery Time (WRT) and

• The system and data recovery priority

The Board expects that you will propose a Business Continuity Plan (BCP) for Regional Gardens. The Board expects you to use as much of their existing resources as possible for the BCP but understands that some additional resources may be required. Your BCP proposal must clearly state what additional resources, in terms of hardware, software and locations, are required.

Tasks:

You are to develop a proposal for a Business Continuity Plan (BCP) for Regional Gardens in accordance with the Board’s instructions above. Your proposed BCP must include:

1. An overview of the entire BCP,

2. A Business Impact Analysis

3. An Incident Response Plan

4. A Backup plan,

5. A Disaster Recovery plan,

Your proposed BCP should include the following headings:

• Executive Overview

• Business Impact

• Incident Response

• Backup

• Disaster Recovery

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