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Horizon scanning: the top cyber threats we’ll face in 2017

From record-breaking data breaches to widespread ransomware attacks, 2016 was the year that hacking went mainstream. But what does 2017 have in store for us? Continuity Central spoke to five security experts for their take on the biggest threats we’ll face in 2017...

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The future of cybercrime

Even more serious than the ever increasing financial and reputational risks affecting the corporate and commercial sectors are the very real possibilities of cybercrime being used to execute large scale terrorist attacks, assassinations and even murders.

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The RTO reality check

In an increasingly virtualized world, recovery time objectives (RTOs) are becoming more and more difficult to measure, as conventional disaster recovery testing is almost impossible to do in a live environment on operative systems. Peter Godden looks at the issue…

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