Much of business continuity today can be automated. Production lines, supplies reordering, failovers in case of problems, management reports, many of these things now work on a “set it and forget it” basis.
Linux has an enviable reputation as a secure platform for servers. But Linux the Unhackable? Certain myths persist about the inherent resistance of Linux to viruses and the superfluity of firewalls.
Business continuity is good for your business, but is it also a legal requirement? Laws and regulations differ from one country or one industry to another, although there is a basic expectation that organisations will act responsibly.
While cyber security may have you thinking in zeros and ones, and wondering which next generation firewall you should buy next, the human element is alive and well in cyber crime.
If everything is working and you have a business continuity plan in place, is there anything left to worry about? Yes!
With the aim of IT service management being to serve the business or the organisation funding the IT, it’s crucial that business requirements drive ITSM projects and procurement.