Often, techniques that are invented in one domain can be of use in another one too. If you’ve spent your working in life so far in business continuity, you may not have seen much of the lean approach that is frequently used in manufacturing.
On the face of it, business continuity is a robust process. You gather the appropriate information, apply methodologies to assess business risk.
Current press coverage may be focusing on exaflops and artificial intelligence, but the IT success story of the decade is still likely to be cloud computing as Cloud Business Continuity struggles to bring much progress.
Information security, both in-cloud and on-premise, was somewhat higher profile during 2015. The top three threats for the year for cloud environments were (in decreasing order of importance) app attacks, suspicious activity, and brute force.
Instead of (or as well as) trying to sneak past a firewall with a few innocent-looking data packets, the DOS attack tries to cripple a network
When it comes to singling out sectors that are in the forefront of disaster recovery, finance is often quoted as an example. With so much depending on the ability to recover systems and data rapidly after any incident, major banks were among the first to implement hot failover data centres for instance – as well…