IT disaster recovery, cloud computing and information security news

FFIEC issues cyber attacks advice

The US Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) has released two statements about ways that financial institutions can identify and mitigate cyber attacks that compromise user credentials or use destructive software (malware).

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Report into Real Time Gross Settlement downtime incident published

The Bank of England has published the results of an independent review by Deloitte into the disruption to the Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) system that occurred on 20 October 2014. The Bank also published its response, in which it accepted all of the review’s recommendations and set out how it intends to implement each of them.

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Boards failing to take ownership of cyber risks

Despite growing levels of awareness and understanding of cyber risk among large and medium-sized corporations across the UK and Ireland, board-level ownership of the issue remains comparatively low with many firms relying on their IT departments for the strategic direction of their cyber risk strategies.

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Organizations fear the Cryptoapocalypse

The Ponemon Institute and Venafi have released the results of the 2015 ‘Cost of Failed Trust Report’, which examines the Internet’s system of trust. The report is based on interviews of over 2,300 IT security professionals based in the United Kingdom, Australia, France, Germany, and the United States.

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IT disaster recovery under the spotlight

More than three in ten IT professionals report that their organization has suffered a major incident that has required them to implement disaster recovery procedures, according to a technology survey conducted by Evolve IP.

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