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Databarracks has announced the release of its 2020 Data Health Check results. Running since 2008, the annual report questions over 400 IT decision-makers in the UK on critical issues relating to IT resilience, cybersecurity, cloud and remote working.

Key findings from the Data Health Check include:

  • 61 percent have an up-to-date business continuity plan in place, a marked increase from 54 percent last year.
  • 66 percent did not have a dedicated pandemic response plan in place prior to the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • 85 percent have an IT disaster recovery plan within their business continuity plan, with 65 percent having tested this in the last 12 months (up from 50 percent last year).
  • 89 percent of participants have confidence in their disaster recovery plan.
  • Cyber attacks have decreased as a cause of data loss; this is the first sign of organizations finally starting to get a handle on the cyber threat.

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