Will IT Disaster Recovery, like Digital Risk, Now Move More into the Spotlight?

Disaster recovery, at least as IT departments understand it, is often an intensely technical affair. While the rest of the business helps – or should help – to define recovery time and recovery point objectives, the organisation of the technological solution is typically left to IT managers and engineers. That includes IT security and recovery from hacking attacks. Research company Gartner has suggested that these security risks will cause major service failure in 60 % of digital businesses by 2020, and foresees the rise of digital risk management and the “Digital Risk Officer”, as a consequence. So what does this mean for disaster recovery? Read more