Disaster Prevention & Recovery Management: Handling IT Risks

  • Start Date

    19 Apr, 2022

  • End Date

    22 Apr, 2022

  • Price


  • WiFi

    Free wifi

Event Details

Disaster can occur unexpectedly and disrupt the activities of an organization especially in today’s business environment where critical business functions dependent on IT. The need for contingencies cannot be overemphasized. Disaster Prevention & Recovery Management: Handling IT Risks workshop offers participants skills and knowledge to plan for, design and implement disaster prevention, recovery and business continuity in the daily business operations. Also, it exposes the business impact of disasters and how to mitigate them.



Introduction to Disaster Management

  • Disasters: Overview and Types
  • How disasters expose the internal controls system
  • Elements and requirements IT Disaster Management
  • Technology - Business Impact Analysis of disasters
  • Legislations, Regulations and Standards related to disaster management

Conducting Incident Management

  • Detection
  • Response
  • Mitigation
  • Reporting
  • Recovery
  • Remediation
  • Lessons learned

IT Business Continuity (BC)

  • BC as a key Management Responsibility
  • BC Policy requirements
  • Building Technology Recovery plans
  • Implementing a BC program and its Leadership
  • Performing Business Continuity (BC) planning and exercises

IT Disaster Recovery (DR)

  • DR Lifecycle
  • Preventive V Corrective Measures
  • Threat modeling with a risk Analysis
  • Roles and Responsibilities of IT DR Team

Operating and maintaining detective and preventative measures

  • Firewalls
  • Intrusion detection and prevention systems
  • Whitelisting/blacklisting
  • Third-party provided security services
  • Sandboxing
  • Honeypots/honeynets
  • Anti-malware

Implementing recovery strategies

  • Backup storage strategies
  • Recovery site strategies
  • Multiple processing sites
  • System resilience, high availability, Quality of Service (QoS), and fault tolerance

Implementing Disaster Recovery (DR) processes

  • Response
  • Personnel
  • Communications
  • Assessment
  • Restoration
  • Training and awareness

Testing Disaster Recovery Plans (DRP)

  • Read-through/tabletop
  • Walkthrough
  • Simulation
  • Parallel
  • Full interruption

Implementing Change Management processes

  • Introduction
  • Best Practices


FOR WHOM: CIOs, IT Development Managers, Heads of Department, System Administrators/Engineers, IT Professionals and others who want to sharpen their knowledge in IT world.



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.



1ST BATCH: 19th – 22nd April, 2022         

2ND BATCH: 11th – 14th Oct, 2022  

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
11 Oct, 2022 14 Oct, 2022
Start Date End Date
19 Apr, 2022 22 Apr, 2022
  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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