Sunday, December 30, 2018

Unlock Your Cyber Security Career Potential


The Future Favors the Prepared Mind


The Mile2 Cyber Security certification course listed below is instructor-led classroom format conducted at the Coastal Regional Commission of Georgia in Darien, Georgia.  For questions regarding this course, or to request a training quote, please contact Michael Kaplan via email at michael@michaelikaplan.com, or call  (912) 244-0394.

COURSE DISCOUNTS
(To request a training quote with discounted rates, please email michael@michaelikaplan.com)

10%: Groups of 2-4 attendees
15%: Groups of 5 or more attendees
* the attendees do not need to be from the same physical location, just registering together under the same organization (i.e., Corporation, Government Agency, Academic System)
15%: Government Personnel / Military Affiliate Community
* Government personnel can be Local, State or Federal
* Military affiliate community includes Active, Retired, Guard, Reserve and Veteran

Class size limited to 12 attendees
"GUARANTEED TO RUN"





Certified Disaster Recovery Engineer

Disaster recovery and business continuity planning is the process of having a professional work with a business to prepare processes, policies, and procedures to follow in case of a disruption. The comprehensive Mile2 Certified Disaster Recovery Engineer certification course goes beyond traditional BCP training - preparing students for industry certification in Business Continuity planning and presenting the latest methodologies and best practices for real-world systems recovery. Students will receive a solid foundation of instruction that will enable them to create meaningful business continuity plans.

Course Duration: 4 Days | Course Fee: $2,750 (lunches included) | Register for Training

Registration Closes January 14

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 and Implementation of Risk Management Frameworks
10: Common Errors: 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 Levels of BCP Test Progression
18: Change Management and Prioritization Strategies
19: Emergency Operation Centers: Command and Control
20: Planning, Mitigation Strategies, and Recovery from Pandemics


COURSE COST INCLUDES:
Physical Materials (Provided On-Site)
- Course Text / Workbook
- Supplemental Course Materials (Enhanced Curriculum)
- Text: Key Security Concepts & Definitions
- Text: Exam Prep Guide
- Course Labs and Training Component
- Certification Exam
- Lunch Served Daily

Electronic Materials (Provided Upon Registration)
* Access to digital content for 1-year from time of certification
- Course Text / Workbook
- Course Video Series
- CEU Completion Certificate
- Course Prep Guide
- Course Exam Simulator
- Course Exam Practice Questions



ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Michael I. Kaplan is a certified Cyber Security Instructor, a Mile2 Partner Development Manager, and a Corporate Information Security Consultant with over 20 years in the security industry.  His areas of expertise are Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Incident Response, Digital Forensic Investigations, and IT Risk Management.



TO REQUEST A TRAINING QUOTE:
For questions regarding this course, or to request a training quote, please contact Michael Kaplan via email at michael@michaelikaplan.com, or call  (912) 244-0394.

Course Duration: 4 Days | Course Fee: $2,750 (lunches included) | Register for Training





Thursday, December 20, 2018

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Wishing You a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

With 2018 coming to a rapid close, it's time to set the work aside to spend time relaxing with family and friends. I'd like to thank my business associates, students that attended courses, and my Mile2 cyber security instructors for helping to make 2018 a fantastic year. I will return to the office on January 03, 2019, after a much needed vacation.  In the interim, have a very Merry Christmas, a safe and enjoyable Holiday Season, and a prosperous New Year.



REMINDER:

The cut-off date to register for the Certified Disaster Recovery Engineer certification course being offered in January at the Coastal Regional Commission in Darien, Georgia, is January 07, 2019.  The class size is limited to 12 students, so registration will end early if 12 students have registered. If you need a hard copy training quote, please email michael@michaelikaplan.com after January 03, 2019, or contact me via mobile phone at (912) 244-0394.


2019 TRAINING CALENDAR

The Mile2 Cyber Security certification courses listed below are instructor-led classroom format conducted at the Coastal Regional Commission of Georgia in Darien, Georgia.  All listed courses are "Guaranteed to Run."  I hope to meet you personally during our training in 2019!




Saturday, December 1, 2018

JANUARY 21-24, 2019: Certified Disaster Recovery Engineer


Technology Leaders: The Future Favors the Prepared Mind

The Mile2 Cyber Security certification course listed below is instructor-led classroom format conducted at the Coastal Regional Commission of Georgia in Darien, Georgia.  For questions regarding this course, or to request a training quote, please contact Michael Kaplan via email at michael@michaelikaplan.com, or call  (912) 244-0394.

COURSE DISCOUNTS
(To request a training quote with discounted rates, please email michael@michaelikaplan.com)

10%: Groups of 2-4 attendees
15%: Groups of 5 or more attendees
* the attendees do not need to be from the same physical location, just registering together under the same organization (i.e., Corporation, Government Agency, Academic System)
15%: Government Personnel / Military Affiliate Community
* government personnel can be local, state or federal
* military affiliate community includes Active, Retired, Guard, Reserve and Veteran

Class size limited to 12 attendees
"GUARANTEED TO RUN"





Course Duration: 4 Days | Course Fee: $2,750 (lunches included) | Register for Training

Registration Closes January 14



Disaster recovery and business continuity planning is the process of having a professional work with a business to prepare processes, policies, and procedures to follow in case of a disruption. The comprehensive Mile2 Certified Disaster Recovery Engineer certification course goes beyond traditional BCP training - preparing students for industry certification in Business Continuity planning and presenting the latest methodologies and best practices for real-world systems recovery. Students will receive a solid foundation of instruction that will enable them to create meaningful business continuity plans.

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 and Implementation of Risk Management Frameworks
10: Common Errors: 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 Levels of BCP Test Progression
18: Change Management and Prioritization Strategies
19: Emergency Operation Centers: Command and Control
20: Planning, Mitigation Strategies, and Recovery from Pandemics


COURSE COST INCLUDES:
Physical Materials (Provided On-Site)
- Course Text / Workbook
- Supplemental Course Materials
- Text: Key Security Concepts & Definitions
- Text: Exam Prep Guide
- Course Labs and Training Component
- Certification Exam
- Lunch Served Daily

Electronic Materials (Provided Upon Registration)
* Access to digital content for 1-year from time of certification
- Course Text / Workbook
- Course Video Series
- CEU Completion Certificate
- Course Prep Guide
- Course Exam Simulator
- Course Exam Practice Questions


ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Michael I. Kaplan is a certified Cyber Security Instructor, a Mile2 Partner Development Manager, and a Corporate Information Security Consultant with over 20 years in the security industry.  His areas of expertise are Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Incident Response, Digital Forensic Investigations, and IT Risk Management.


TO REQUEST A TRAINING QUOTE:
For questions regarding this course, or to request a training quote, please contact Michael Kaplan via email at michael@michaelikaplan.com, or call  (912) 244-0394.

Course Duration: 4 Days | Course Fee: $2,750 (lunches included) | Register for Training