Mis Exam 2 study guide

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Review Points for Exam 2 MIS 3305 Fall 2010 Chapter 5 – Enterprise Architecture Three areas of architecture consideration 1. Information architecture identifies where and how important information, like customer records, is maintained and secured 1. Backup and recovery 2. Disaster recovery o Mind the enterprise architectures o Monitor the quality of computer networks that provide data on power suppliers and demand o Make sure the networks can be restored quickly in the case of downtime o Set up disaster recovery plans o Provide adequate staff training 3. Information security 2. Infrastructure architecture includes the hardware, software, and telecommunications equipment that, when combined, provide the underlying foundation to support the organization’s goals the discipline of addressing business needs with people, process, and technology 3. Application architecture determines how applications integrate and relate to each other 1. Web service o contains a repertoire of Web-based data and procedural resources that use shared protocols and standards permitting different applications to share data and services o Anything used to transmit and process information (specific task) on and across a network (Internet)   1. Event  -   detect threats and opportunities and alert those who can act on the information o Credit Card example from vacation 2. Service - more like software products than they are coding projects o Started out as simple tasks such as “Print”, etc. but have grown more sophisticated to “Credit Check” 2. Open System o a broad, general term that describes nonproprietary IT hardware and software made available by the standards and procedures by which their products work, making it easier to integrate them o Open Source - refers to any program whose source code is made available for use or modification as users or other developers see fit Differences between Backup and recovery and Disaster recovery Backup - an exact copy of a system’s information Recovery - the ability to get a system up and running in the event of a system crash or failure and includes restoring the information backup Disaster recovery Cost Curve-
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Hot site - separate, fully equipped facility with complete backups where company can move immediately after a disaster and resume business Warm Site – has hardware and connectivity but backups may not be up to date Cold site - separate facility that does not have computer equipment, but is a place where employees can move after a disaster Business continuity planning (BCP) - is a plan for how an organization will recover and restore partially or completely interrupted critical function(s) within a predetermined time after a disaster or extended disruption Security issues in Architecture  Companies are looking at “data at rest.” Traditionally focused on outside threats, now inside. Focuses on 3 areas:
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course MIS 3305 taught by Professor Trower during the Fall '08 term at Baylor.

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