Any exam is a challenge, especially if it is noted for being a complex one. The EC-Council Disaster Recovery Professional (EDRP) exam is one such. But, no worries, we have your back. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when attempting the EDRP exam:
5 Tips to keep in mind when attempting the EDRP exam
- Submit your exam application well in advance
If you choose to attempt the EDRP exam without attending official disaster recovery training, make sure that you have a minimum of 2 years of working experience in the information security domain. Submit the exam application with proof of experience well in advance as the review process can take anywhere between 5-10 days after receiving a response from verifiers.
- Make a study plan
When creating a study plan, be realistic about your goals. First, take a look at how much time you have to study before the day of the exam. Accordingly, make a daily study plan and check off all the topics you study as you go.
- Create a checklist of what you need to study
The EDRP exam is 4-hours with 150 questions, spread across a variety of topics. By creating a checklist, you will ensure that you cover all the areas of study. These topics include, but are not restricted to:
- Introduction to Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
- Business Continuity Management (BCM)
- Risk Assessment
- Business Impact Analysis (BIA)
- Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
- Data Backup Strategies
- Data Recovery Strategies
- Virtualization-Based Disaster Recovery
- System Recovery
- Centralized and Decentralized System Recovery
- Disaster Recovery Planning Process
- BCP Testing, Maintenance, and Training
- Make full use of all available resources
The EDRP webpage has many free resources that can help you prepare for the exam. The EDRP Exam Blueprint will give you a detailed look at what topics are covered in the examination, with what capacity. This will help you construct a healthy study plan.
- Attempt the exam with complete focus
Stay alert during the exam, especially when it comes to time management. The exam is 4-hours with 150-questions, which gives you sufficient time to attempt all the questions.
If you prefer a ready-to-learn study route, then opt to train through EC-Council’s official mode of learning. There are four modes of learning that you can choose from:
- Self-paced (iLearn)
- Live-online instructor-led (iWeek)
- In-person training with a master trainer (Masterclass)
- Our many global accredited training partners
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