UAE Certifications are conducted in partnership with British University in Dubai (BUiD)

Certified Disaster Response and Recovery Manager (C-DRRM)

Business Continuity and Disaster Response and Recovery is the process of preparing processes, policies, and procedures that follow in the event of a significant and unplanned operational disruption. The Certified Disaster Response and Recovery Manager training course prepares students for industry certification in Business Continuity planning and Disaster Recovery missions.

As businesses face a wide range of daily risks – including cyber-attacks, human error, technical failures, and natural disasters – it is vital they create practical plans to sustain their security posture, financial health, and industry and brand reputation to maintain long-term success. Students will cover topics such as: BCP Design and Development Strategies, Risk Management Frameworks, Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis, Creating Asset Inventories, Recovery Site Management, Reviewing Cloud Service Agreements, Cloud Data Security Strategies, and the Impact of Legal Requirements on Cloud Storage Solutions.

The Certified Disaster Response and Recovery Manager course is a component of the career progression track that supports the required Categories, Specialty Areas and Work Roles as defined by the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Workforce Framework. It provides a common language to speak about cyber roles and jobs and can be referenced to define professional requirements in cybersecurity.


Course Outline and Learning Objectives

  • Introduction to Disaster Response Management
  • Overview of The Business Impact Analysis
  • Selection of Risk Management Frameworks
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis Strategies
  • Implementing the 5 Levels of BCP Test Progression
  • Creating an Emergency Operations Plan
  • Recovery Site Management and Workflows
  • Preparing for Epidemics and Pandemics
  • Introduction to Cloud Computing Concepts
  • Cloud Data Storage and Security
  • Cloud Security Risks and Threat Vectors
  • Cloud Security Responsibility and Administration
  • Distributed Cloud Networks: Legal Considerations
  • Regulation and Compliance in Cloud Computing
  • Understanding the Structure of Legal Contracts
  • Reviewing Contracts and Service Level Agreement

Course Training Materials

  • Exam Prep Guide
  • Course Workbook & Labs
  • Lab Images (if Applicable)
  • Practice Assessment Quizzes
  • 40-Hour CPE Credit Certificate
  • Knowledge Assessment Examination

Knowledge Assessment Exam

Upon completion of online courses, students will be prepared to sit for the knowledge assessment exam. The online examination will consist of True/False, Multiple Choice, and Fill in the Blank questions. The exam may be taken at any time within 3 months of completing the certification course.

Students will have two hours to complete a computer-based examination consisting of 100 questions. A score of 70% or higher is required to earn the certification. Upon successful completion of the exam, students will be sent a hardcopy of their certification and their CPE credit documentation via email (PDF format) within 72-hours of the exam date.

The examination is “closed book.” However, students will be allowed to use their notes on material presented during the course as well as their Course Workbooks.