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K2's Backups Done Right

Total Credits: 2 including 2 Information Technology - Technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Industry |  Practice Management
Randolph (Randy) P. Johnston
Course Levels:
2 Hours
Access for 30 day(s) after program date.



Where is your data? Do you have it controlled and backed up? If all your information is in the cloud, how do you verify that the backup recovery is rapid? If your data is in various silos from your application providers, how do you ensure you have the necessary protection and disposal approaches?

This session will help you understand and guide your IT team and providers to take the right actions to protect your business. Backup considerations, including cloud, backup appliance, disaster recovery, and business continuity approaches, are included. If you are from the trust but verify school of thought, this session will help you ask the right questions.


Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Distinguish the differences in the top five methods for backup
  • Detect common backup deficiencies
  • Categorize backup priorities, including RPO and RTO
  • Create an implementation plan for your business

Major Subjects
  • List the significant backup approaches
  • Identify areas of critical weakness or threats in your backup and recovery systems
  • List all critical and non-critical applications and establish their order of recovery
  • Differentiate between backup solutions based on their features and benefits

Course Materials


Randolph (Randy) P. Johnston's Profile

Randolph (Randy) P. Johnston Related seminars and products

Exec VP – Co-Founder

K2 Enterprises, LLC

Randolph P. (Randy) Johnston, MCS, has been a top-rated speaker in the technology industry for over 40 years. Inducted into the Accounting Hall of Fame in 2011, Randy is listed as a Top 25 Thought Leader in Accounting from 2011-2021, and was a recipient of the 2021 Accounting Today Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting award for the eighteenth consecutive year. Among his many other awards, he holds the honor of being one of nine technology stars in the U.S. by Accounting Technology Magazine. In addition, Randy writes a monthly column and produces a weekly podcast for The CPA Practice Advisor, features for the Journal of Accountancy, creates articles for accounting and technology publications, and is the author of numerous books. He has started and owns multiple businesses, including K2 Enterprises in Hammond, Louisiana, and Network Management Group, Inc. in Hutchinson, Kansas. NMGI has supported CPA firms for 30+ years and is the largest managed service provider serving the CPA profession in North America. His wife and four children enjoy many experiences together, including theatre, music, travel, golf, skiing, snorkeling, and model trains. His experience as a college instructor, management and technology consultant, and advisor to the profession will be evident to you in Randy's presentations.


Fri, Apr 07, 2023 - 02:00pm to 03:49pm MDT
Mon, Apr 10, 2023 - 08:00am to 09:49am MDT
Tue, Apr 18, 2023 - 10:00am to 11:49am MDT
Thu, Apr 27, 2023 - 12:00pm to 01:49pm MDT
Thu, May 04, 2023 - 02:00pm to 03:49pm MDT
Fri, May 12, 2023 - 08:00am to 09:49am MDT
Wed, May 17, 2023 - 10:00am to 11:49am MDT
Tue, May 23, 2023 - 12:00pm to 01:49pm MDT
Fri, Jun 02, 2023 - 02:00pm to 03:49pm MDT
Thu, Jun 08, 2023 - 08:00am to 09:49am MDT
Thu, Jun 22, 2023 - 10:00am to 11:49am MDT
Mon, Jun 26, 2023 - 12:00pm to 01:49pm MDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Original Recording Date 2021
Date Added to Catalog 07/05/2021
Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For Business professionals seeking information and guidance on the best ways to backup mission-critical data
Course Developer K2 Enterprises
Yellow Book No

Additional Information

Instructional Delivery Method Group Internet Based
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Overall:      4.7

Total Reviews: 15


Roger S

"Thank you for this course. It answered a number of questions about back up. "

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