Pros and Cons of Business Continuity in the Cloud

For many, the cloud represents business continuity. After all, it’s reputed to be scalable, secure and resilient, as well as being affordable, allowing organisations to start and stop systems and store and delete data at will. But what if your cloud provider was not the perfect embodiment of these sterling qualities? Before you commit to the cloud for your own business continuity, it may be wise to check the following points. Read more

2016-02-29T12:40:43+11:00By |Business Continuity|

Reversing the Vicious Spiral of Poor Compliance

A major banking organisation was recently in the news for its failure to prevent money laundering and criminal activity. A statement from prosecutors indicated that the bank’s procedures had deficiencies to such a level that making them public would incite further serious crime. While this example comes from the financial sector, it applies to enterprise security and business continuity in general. When cracks start to form, a natural reaction is try to paper over them instead of admitting that the structure itself is faulty and rebuilding it appropriately. But what happens if the cracks keep getting bigger? Read more

2015-09-22T09:18:35+10:00By |Business Continuity|