This course focuses on developing and implementing effective continuity of operations (COOP) plans in public sector agencies. Using federal regulations and policies as a backdrop, the course examines the technological, human capital, legal, and business factors involved in creating and maintaining a COOP plan.
Topics include determining business requirements, selecting alternate sites, employing technology to increase organizational resilience, developing exercises, and creating and implementing emergency plans.
Through a series of exercises, students develop skills in creating, evaluating and implementing continuity of operations policies and plans.
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.