ICTSAS505 – Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plan

Assessment Cover Sheet
Student name: Student ID:
Unit code & name: ICTSAS505 – Review and update disaster recovery and
contingency plan
Qualification: ICT50115 – Diploma Information Technology

Date Due: 17.08.2018
Date submitted :
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st Attempt Result
(For the assessor) Competent Not Yet Competent
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2nd Attempt Result
(For the assessor) Competent Not Yet Competent
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3rd Attempt Result
(For the assessor) Competent Not Yet Competent
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Comments
(must be included if
result is Not
Satisfactory)
Declaration:
 I hereby declare that no part of this assignment or product has been copied from any other student’s work or
from any other source except where due acknowledgement is made in the assignment.
 No part of the assignment/product has been written / produced for me by any other person except
where collaboration has been authorised by the trainer/assessor concerned
 I am aware that this work may be reproduced and submitted to plagiarism detection software programs
etc. for the purpose of detecting possible plagiarism (which may retain a copy on its database for
future plagiarism checking)
 I have read and I clearly understand GBC assessment, course progress and intervention policies.
Student signature: ______________________________________
Note: The assessor may not mark this assignment if the above declaration is not ticked and signed.
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Assessment instructions
Overview
Assessment methods can be:
 Written tests
 Direct observation
 Product-based methods e.g. reports, role plays, work samples
 Questioning/ Interview
 Workplace simulation
All assessment tasks should be completed in the class room, unless approved by the assessor. Prior to commencing the assessments,
your trainer/assessor will explain each assessment task and the terms and conditions relating to the assessment tasks. Please consult
with your trainer/assessor if you are unsure of any questions. It is important that you understand and adhere to the terms and
conditions, and address fully each assessment task.. Your trainer/assessor will remain available to support you throughout the
assessment process.
Written Assessments
Written assessment tasks are used to measure your understanding and underpinning knowledge of the overall unit of competency.
While undertaking any written assessment tasks, please ensure that you type the following criteria in the space provide in the
columns:
 Address each question including any sub-points as per the instructions provided with each question in the column
 Demonstrate that you have researched the topic thoroughly
 Cover the topic in a logical, structured manner
 Your assessment tasks are well presented, well referenced
Please note:
All the written assessments are closed book
 When you have completed a written task you should print the assessment guide and submit it to your assessor
 No hand written or supplementary work will be accepted without the permission of the assessor.
Assessment Results
The result of each task will be either ‘satisfactory’ or ‘not satisfactory’. If unsatisfactory, you will be given the opportunity for
reassessment. Unsatisfactory written assessments will be returned to you for resubmission.
Competency outcome
Once you have satisfactorily completed all the tasks for this unit you will be awarded “Competent” (C) or “Not yet Competent” (NYC)
for the relevant unit of competency.
Additional evidence
If GBC, at its sole discretion, determine that it require additional or alternative information/evidence in order to determine
competency, you must provide us with such information/evidence, subject to privacy and confidentiality issues. GBC retain this right at
any time, including after submission of your assessments.
Assessment appeals process
If you feel that you have been unfairly treated during your assessment, and you are not happy with your assessment and/or the
outcome as a result of that treatment, you have the right to lodge an appeal. You must first discuss the issue with your
trainer/assessor. If you would like to proceed further with the request after discussions with your trainer/assessor, you need to lodge
your appeal, in writing, outlining the reason(s) for the appeal.
Special needs
Candidates with special needs should notify their trainer/assessor to request any required adjustments as soon as possible. This will
enable the trainer/assessor to address the identified needs immediately. If you feel you are not yet ready to be assessed or that this
assessment is unfair, please contact your assessor to discuss your options. You have the right to formally appeal any outcome and, if
you wish to do so, discuss this with your trainer/assessor.
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Assessment Schedule
The assessment task is due on the date provided by the assessor. Any variations to this arrangement must be
approved in writing by your assessor. Submit this document with any required evidence attached. See
specifications below for details
Performance objective
The candidate must demonstrate skills, knowledge and understanding of promote the use and
implementation of innovative work practices to effect change, as states the unit of competency ICTSAS5O5.
Throughout this program you are to demonstrate knowledge in:
 Backup methodologies
 Business planning process
 Client business domain
 Disaster recovery plan
 Work health and safety
 Legislative and organisation requirements
 System functionality
 System engineering
And skills in:
Communication skills to:
 interact with clients and staff
Literacy skills to:
 identify content
 interpret standards and industry requirements
 write content, report, diagrams
 collect and present information
 liaise and negotiate with internal and external personnel
 participate in teams
 initiative and enterprise skills to identify, analyse and evaluate information from a variety of
sources
 gather, analyse and evaluate information
 prepare documentation
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Research skills to:
 analyse audience needs
 identify target audiences
 specify, analyse and evaluate broad features of a particular business domain
Problem-solving skills to:
 participate in the development of strategic initiatives and contribute to solutions
 troubleshoot common system problems
Technical skills to:
 determine appropriate content, formats and styles
 Use word-processing software and multimedia authoring tools.
 Provide current advice on systems and data-gathering products.
Week 1 Information Gathering & Tasks2
Week 2 Tasks 1, Project / Scenario (Completion) and
Presentation
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Problem Scenario
Scenario1: Gateway Business College
Gateway Business College (GBC) being one of the leading vocational colleges started few years back, offering
an experience in delivering Vocational education in IT and Business fields in the international arena. At this
stage, College wishes to planning to update disaster recovery and contingency plan to secure maintaining
information about students, enrolment, courses, and teachers. Identify threats to the system and evaluate risk
minimisation alternatives. Assess potential impact of business risk and threat of the ICT system. You are
required to develop disaster recovery and contingency plan to protect data and information of all business
processes by analysing existing critical business functions.
Student must have to read the copyright policy from the GBC website to know how to handle the student
information. Document must follow the documentation standard ISO/IEC/AS (Sample template provided in
course resources drive) e.g. title page and abstract.
OR
Scenario 2: Bazaar Ceramics
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Bazaar Ceramics has a wide range of products to meet the needs of clients both nationally and internationally.
The studio produces exquisite one off sculptural pieces for the individual and corporate collector. These pieces
can be found in board rooms, international hotels and private homes as far away as the US and Germany.
Bazaar Ceramics Studio has been operating for 20 years. Starting as a small collective, operating in the
picturesque township of Hahndorf, South Australia – known for its quality arts and crafts. Over the years the
studio has passed through a number of transformations. In the first 7 years of its existence – as a co-operative,
it was well known for producing quality domestic ware and fine individually designed art pieces.
At this stage, Company wishes to planning to update disaster recovery and contingency plan to secure and
maintaining information about products, customer orders, inventory, delivery and payments. Assess potential
impact of business risk and threat of the ICT system. Identify threats to the system and evaluate risk
minimisation alternatives. You are required to develop disaster recovery and contingency plan to protect data
and information of all business processes by analysing existing critical business functions.
Read the case study as Bazaar Ceramics and answer the following question on Task1. You can also use your
place of business but need to get approval by trainer prior to answering the questions.
Using the Context of Bazaar Ceramics or Gateway business college, answer the following tasks to develop a
disaster recovery and contingency plan:
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Tasks1: Disaster recovery and contingence plan
Using the Context of Bazaar Ceramics or Gateway business college or others, prepare a plan to introduce new
disaster recovery strategy and develop disaster recovery and contingency plan to the system and organisation.
a) Evaluate impact of system on business
 Identify business critical functions and security environment
 Identify critical data and software from business
 Assess potential impact of business risks and treat on systems
b) Identify threats to the system and evaluate risk minimisation alternatives
c) Formulate disaster prevention and recovery strategy
 Identify prevention and recovery options of business function
 Outline operational procedures to ensure safeguards and contingency plan
 Develop disaster recovery and prevention strategy
d) Develop disaster recovery plan to support strategy
e) Evaluate and edit document if required e.g. technical, grammatical accuracy, flow of information, style,
tone, and content format etc.
f) Appendix (writes the technical terminologies into plain English and defined here)
g) Provide the use full references which include website, books, paper etc. (must be at the end of the
report).
Submit the final documentation to appropriate person for approval and publish using any appropriate channel
e.g. CD’s, DVD’s, audio, computer base tutorial (power point slide) etc.
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Task2: Written Question ( Answer should be relevant according to the question)
a. Explain backup methodologies
b. Identify and compare different types of backup
c. Explain the business planning process relevant to ICT
d. Analyses client business domain
e. Evaluate disaster recovery plan strategies
 physical security
 system failure, accident or sabotage (hackers)
 denial of service
 virus attack
 cyber attack
 telecommunications failure
 contingency arrangements
e. Identify workplace health and safety, legislative and organisational requirements
f. Evaluate organisations current system functionality
g. Identify safety, security and legislative requirements
h. What communication skills require to communicating stake holders and present complex information
i. What skills require to do research analyse complex data, information develop reports
j. What technical skills require providing advice on system and data gathering products?
Task3: Presentation
Presentation: Complete the above tasks and explain to the class how you have achieved the goal of providing
– Disaster recovery and contingency plan
– Risk management
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