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Disaster Recovery: Are you prepared?

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Disaster Recovery: Are you prepared?

Even the best run IT operations face the unexpected regardless of the size of the operation. From storms leaving broken power and communications lines to the cleaner corrupting data by unplugging equipment to run the hoover, not all companies are prepared for a disaster…

A true disaster recovery plan is more than a case of recovering data from a backup on a new machine.  Identifying and understanding potential risks is one of the most important steps in preparing for disaster recovery.  By knowing what may be the cause of a disaster, you can take preventative measures to mitigate the effects of the disaster.

Is Information Security important to you?

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Is Information Security important to you?

Since the introduction of the Data Protection Act securing information that you hold on your employees, customers and of course your business has never been more important. Data is one of the most valuable assets any business has today and some companies can, and do go to extreme lengths to protect its security. But it’s interesting to note that a survey by the Independent Oracle User Group (IOUG) found that:

  • 48% of businesses admitted that they were not aware of all of their own databases that contained sensitive information.

  • 75% of businesses cannot prevent special access users from tampering with databases.