Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity


Catastrophic events for both government entities and corporations are becoming more of a norm in our generation. Learn how to prepare a plan and develop a policy that will enable your organization to quickly recover from a cyber/terrorist attack or natural disaster.  Information Technology plays a pivotal role in the daily operations of an organization. It is crucial that a Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery plan is developed before these events occur.

DATE: May 18, 2pm
Presenter: Sandra Fonseca, PhD


Dr. Sandra Fonseca is Professor of Information Systems, Systems Security & Audit, and Project Management, Graduate and Undergraduate Level. She has over 25 years of experience in Information Technology, 15 of them as Systems Security Manager.

She holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration in Information Systems from University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus; a Master’s Degree in Information Systems (MIS) and a Graduate Certificate in Audit Information Systems from EDP College; Doctoral Degree in Management Information Systems (DBA) from Turabo University, part of Ana G. Méndez Educational System. She has served as Vice President of Education and Certifications of the Puerto Rico Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI), representative of Puerto Rico at the ISO21500 Latin America Committee. She also served for the ISACA and ISSA Puerto Rico Chapter’s Board of Directors as Director of Education.

Her research interests are on IT Controls at database and application levels, Incident Handling Techniques, Business Process Reengineering and Agile Project Management for Systems Security, IT Cloud Controls Assurance. (Certifications: CISA, CISM, CRISC, CICA, MOS, IC3)


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