Peter Groucutt
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Databarracks survey shows 60% of organisations have not evaluated continuity risks across cloud services in over 12 months

Despite sensitive data being increasingly moved to the cloud, extensive research recently carried out by business continuity and disaster recovery solutions provider Databarracks reveals that over 60% of organisations have not evaluated the continuity risks for their cloud...
Posted On 03 Dec 2018
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NHS WannaCry attack findings “demonstrate improving awareness” of costs of IT downtime

The decision by the Department of Health and Social Care to assign real values to the ‘lost outputs’ experienced by the NHS during the 2017 WannaCry cyber attack is indicative of how organisations are taking a much more holistic view of the financial impact of IT downtime. This...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018
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“Continuous investment and activity essential for staying ahead in cyber arms race” states Databarracks

UK organisations are concerned about their abilities to keep pace with the persistent rise of new cyber security challenges. This assertion is mirrored by new data from business continuity and disaster recovery provider Databarracks revealing that only 56% of UK firms believe...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018
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Databarracks reveals over 50% of organisations to be ‘very confident’ in IT back-up capabilities

Brand new research conducted by business continuity and disaster recovery firm Databarracks has revealed that organisational confidence in IT back-up capabilities has risen dramatically over the past decade. Over 50% of organisations feel ‘very confident’ in the state of their...
Posted On 06 Jul 2018
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“Employees pose greatest EU GDPR compliance risk” pinpoints latest Bluesource study

Six-in-ten organisations view their employees as the biggest threat to successful EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) adherence, while four-in-ten believe that their current IT systems could also pose compliance risks. That’s according to a GDPR awareness survey...
Posted On 14 Aug 2017
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“Business continuity too low a priority within IT Departments” states Computer Economics study

When it comes to new spending, IT Departments have two rather clear priorities: securing their data and continuing the transition to the cloud. The lowest priority appears to be disaster recovery/business continuity. That’s according to Computer Economics’ annual IT...
Posted On 12 Jul 2017
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Over 75% of organisations face unnecessary disruption risks for critical applications

Many organisations don’t devote enough attention to mission-critical applications when creating disaster recovery plans. One of the biggest reasons is the ‘resiliency perception gap’, or the gap between executives’ perceptions of the effectiveness of their resiliency...
Posted On 18 Jun 2017
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Daisy Group launches ‘Continuum’ in bid to reboot business continuity with ‘always available’ service capability

Daisy Group has launched its next generation business continuity solution designated ‘Continuum’, which is putting ‘always on’ infrastructure and service availability front and centre of the UK’s digital transformation journey. Business continuity has its roots in IT...
Posted On 11 Nov 2016
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Evolve IP study finds “significant disconnect” between C-Suite and disaster recovery professionals

When it comes to assessing an organisation’s ability to recover from a disaster, a significant disconnect appears to exist between C-Suite executives and IT professionals. While nearly seven in every ten CEOs, CFOs or COOs feel their organisation is very prepared to recover from...
Posted On 07 Nov 2016
Tim Watts OBE
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BeCyberSure appoints Tim Watts OBE as consultant and senior advisor for cyber security

BeCyberSure has announced the appointment of Tim Watts OBE as a consultant and senior advisor. He brings to BeCyberSure (and the SME sector in particular) more than 36 years of experience, having worked for the Ministry of Defence, the British Army and the United Nations...
Posted On 07 Sep 2016