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Certified Disaster Recovery Engineer

Phase2 Advantage: Certified Disaster Recovery Engineer

Business Continuity and Disaster Response / 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 Recovery Engineer 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’s vital they create practical plans to sustain their security posture, financial health, and industry / brand reputation to maintain long-term success.  Information Security personnel with proper training and practical knowledge in Disaster Response and Recovery planning can prove to be valuable assets to any organization with these goals.  This course will provide students with 20 learning objectives supporting a knowledge base of industry best practices, and practical field training components to equip them to apply this knowledge in their own environment.

Course Outline and Learning Objectives

01) Introduction to Disaster Recovery Training
02) The 5 Components of a BC / DR Plan
03) Overview: Business Impact Analysis
04) Key Considerations for Assessment Questionnaires
05) Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis Strategies
06) Calculating Single / Annualized Loss Expectancy
07) Defining the Assumption / Exception Workflow Process
08) Creating Asset Inventories and Resource Profiles
09) Selection of Risk Management Frameworks
10) Vulnerability Assessment ≠ Risk Assessment

11) BCP Design and Development Strategies
12) Key Employee Skill Matrix Considerations
13) Recovery Site Management, Structure, and Workflows
14) Mass Communication and Notification Methodologies
15) Gantt Charting for Project and Process Management
16) Ensuring Data Center and UPS Resiliency
17) Implementing the 5 Level of BCP Test Progression
18) Change Management and Prioritization Strategies
19) Emergency Operation Centers: Command and Control
20) Mitigation Strategies for Epidemics and Pandemics

Course Materials

Hardcopy Training Materials

Digital Training Materials

Course Text / Workbook
Course Lab Manual
Supplemental Handout
Text: Key Security Concepts
Text: Exam Prep Guide
USB Drives, Pens, Pads

Course Text / Workbook
Course Lab Manual
Course Video Series
CEU Completion Certificate
Course Prep Guide
Course Exam Simulator

Certification Exam Included in Course Fee

Additional Information




CPE Credit:

Course Fee:


4 Days

Business Continuity Managers
Information Security Trainers
Disaster Recovery Managers
Incident Handling Managers
Physical Security Managers
Corporate Risk Managers
Network Administrators
IT Security Managers



The Certified Disaster Recovery Engineer course is a component of the career progression track that supports the following Categories, Specialty Areas and Work Roles as defined by the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Workforce Framework:

Exploitation Analyst

Cyber Crime Investigator

Law Enforcement / Counterintelligence Forensics Analyst

All Source – Collection Manager

Cyber Intel Planner

Cyber Defense Forensics Analyst

Average Yearly Salary:

Certification Examination

Phase2 Advantage Certification Exam

Upon completion of this course, students will be prepared to sit for the Disaster Recovery Engineer certification examination.  The proctored examination will be offered at the conclusion of the final training day.

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 receive a hardcopy of their certification and a proctor validation document from the course instructor.  Students will also receive a 40-hour CPE Certificate regardless of their exam score.

The examination is “closed book.”  However, students will be able to use their notes taken during the presentation of the lecture material.  Proctored examinations and proctor validation documents are only available for courses taken in a physical classroom environment

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