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Disaster Recovery Managers

Disaster Recovery Managers investigate computer related crimes within an organization.

Disaster Recovery Managers Overview

Disaster Recovery Managers investigate computer related crimes within an organization. They discover the problem, mitigate the damages, and thoroughly investigate the situation. They take detailed notes throughout the entire process. A wide range of computer forensic tools are used to perform the functions of the job. Prior experience in computer investigations or general computer forensics is often necessary to prepare for a career as an Incident Responder. The ability to obtain security clearance is also a requirement.

Job Duties List
Although the specific duties of a disaster recovery manager vary by company, the following are some of the most common responsibilities:

  • Perform tasks regarding risk analysis in databases and at each vulnerable point in the system.
  • Risks are avoided and strategies are developed for mitigation.
  • Executes all strategies and plans.
  • Documents all problems and actions taken.
  • Works with all IT departments to assess the validity of occurrences and to see all plans for recovery are carried out.
  • Works with other IT managers in securing technical resources.
  • Publishes an annual plan on data recovery strategies.
  • Establishes testing methodologies to ensure that all plans are sound and secure.
  • Creates goals in data recovery efforts and records the progress to each goal.
  • Evaluates all changes in hardware and software for their risk of data loss, loss of system integrity, and impact on current disaster recovery projects.
  • Trains all staff.

How to become a(n) Disaster Recovery Managers

Disaster Recovery and Incident Response are some of the fastest growing careers in the tech industry and InfoSec Institute is proud to offer a variety of training courses to help students get their foot in the door. Our Incident Response and Network Forensics boot-camp course provides everything you need to kick start your career in Disaster Recovery!

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Common Courses for Disaster Recovery Managers

Incident Response and Network Forensics Training Boot Camp

InfoSec Institute’s award winning Incident Response Training Course teaches students how to effectively detect, contain and mitigate security incidents.

Ethical Hacking Boot Camp - CEH v10 Training

Our most popular information security and hacking training goes in-depth into the techniques used by malicious, black hat hackers with attention getting lectures and hands-on lab exercises.

Computer and Mobile Forensics Training Boot Camp

InfoSec Institute’s Authorized Computer and Mobile Forensics Boot Camp prepares students for the CCFE and CMFE certification examinations by teaching the necessary skills to investigate computer and mobile threats and computer crime.

CISSP Training Boot Camp

You will leave the InfoSec Institute CISSP Boot Camp with the knowledge and domain expertise to successfully pass the CISSP exam the first time that you take it. We have a 'best-in-the-industry' 93% pass-rate.

Career Outlook

Disaster Recovery and Incident Response are some of the fastest growing careers in the tech industry and InfoSec Institute is proud to offer a variety of training courses to help students get their foot in the door. Our Incident Response and Network Forensics boot-camp course provides everything you need to kick start your career in Disaster Recovery!

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Salary Projections

The salary for disaster recovery managers varies by region and company in the United States. The current median annual salary is $102,827. The middle 50 percent of disaster recovery managers have a salary between $87,553 and $123,006 annually. On the low end, the bottom 10 percent of DR managers make $73,894 annually or less. At the high end, the top 10 percent earn $141,378 annually or more.

Related Career Tracks

Security Pro Track

The Security Pro Track goes through all aspects of Information Security. Our goals with this set of courses is to create the most complete Security Specialist an organization could wish for.

IT Audit Track

The IT Audit track goes through all aspects of IT Auditing. Our goals with this set of courses is to create the most complete Security Auditor an organization could wish for.

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