Identify and describe global and domestic security
In this Performance Task Assessment, you will analyze a case study in order to demonstrate your ability to assess information systems security, legal, and ethical risks and develop plans for mitigating information systems risks. You are strongly encouraged to use the Academic Writing Expectations Checklist when completing this Assessment.
Professional Skill: Written Communication, Critical Thinking and Information Literacy are assessed in this Competency.
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- Reflect the criteria provided in the Rubric.
- Adhere to the required length.
- Conform to APA style guidelines. You may use Walden Writing Center’s APA Course Paper Template.
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This assessment has two-parts. Click each of the items below to complete this assessment.
PART I: RISK MANAGEMENT ANALYSIS AND EVALUATION
Select an organization of your choice with which you are familiar, or for which you can find sufficient information about its business information systems. Identify one or more information systems for analysis. The information system(s) should be enterprise-scale and cross-functional, or linked to external suppliers, customers, or partners. For the selected business information system(s), prepare a 3- to 5-page risk management analysis and evaluation that addresses the following. In each section, make sure to support your positions with reasoning, evidence, citations, and references.
- Identify and describe global and domestic security, legal, and ethical risks related to the selected business information system(s), and their potential impacts. Include financial impacts as well as other types of impacts.
- Compare and contrast approaches to mitigating or managing the security, legal, and ethical risks you identified. Include at least two approaches to managing each risk.
PART II: DISASTER RECOVERY AND BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANNING
Read the “Engro Chemicals Pakistan Limited Case Study.” Considering the same organization and business information system(s) you selected above, prepare a 5- to 7-page disaster recovery and business continuity plan that addresses the following. In each section, make sure to support your positions with reasoning, evidence, citations, and references.
- Identify and evaluate at least two options for disaster recovery. Compare and contrast the strengths and weaknesses of each option (2–3 pages).
- Using the preferred option(s) from your evaluation, develop a comprehensive plan for disaster recovery and business continuity for the business information system(s) you selected above (3–4 pages).
Part 1 Is 3-5 pages.
Part 2 is 5-7 pages.
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