IT disaster recovery, cloud computing and information security news

System security concerns grow

Shavlik has published its annual research into the key security challenges facing the IT industry. The study found that after a year of repeated security breaches and data losses, more than half (58 percent) of IT professionals are more concerned about system security than they were 12 months ago.

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Lack of confidence in DR and backup is down to inadequate testing, says Databarracks

New research from the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) has revealed a distinct lack of confidence in disaster recovery and backup capabilities. The survey asked participants to identify which applications represented the biggest risk to their business in the event of failure. Disaster recovery and data backup services were ranked the highest priority amongst those surveyed.

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