This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement an incident response plan. The results of the incident response plan must be evaluated if they affect the mission of the organisation.
It applies to individuals who apply high-level technical skills and specialised knowledge to provide broad support functions in maintaining network service.

Unit details

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: -develop and document an incident response program -respond to an incident response activation and operation -evaluate the incident response. Note: Evidence must be provided on at least TWO occasions. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: -explain the key features of: -client business domain -relevant workplace procedures and legislative requirements when formulating prevention and recovery strategy -systems engineering when evaluating threats -analyse and describe: -backup methodologies -specific components of the business planning process relevant to the development of information and communications technology (ICT) business solutions -system functionality of a current business.

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