Join us as we look at cyber resilience and what it means for the digitised business.
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Cyber resilience has become a major issue as society has become more dependent upon a wide range of essential services that are now delivered digitally.
This has been recognized by governments around the world that have introduced regulations that require organisations to counter cyber threats. While good cyber hygiene is essential to protect your organisation’s cyber infrastructure, you also need to plan for the worst.
Data backup is essential to help to recover from cyber-attacks. Data is the most important business asset of the modern enterprise and needs to be protected against unwanted events such as malware as well as physical or logical damage.
The prevalence of ransomware attacks where criminals demand payment to restore access to business-critical data has emphasised the need for data resilience. In addition, software defined infrastructure such as cloud services, depend upon data and cannot be restored without that data.
The time criticality of digitised business services has increased the need for an always on architecture. Today’s e-commerce, financial services, and critical infrastructure demand continuous availability where even seconds of downtime could lead to severe damage. Data resilience is the essential element underpinning today’s organisations that depend upon business services delivered through a multi cloud, hybrid IT environment.
About the speaker
Mike Small has over 40 years of experience in the IT industry.
He is a distinguished analyst at KuppingerCole and a visiting lecturer in information security at the University of Salford in England. At KuppingerCole, Mike is responsible for research coverage in security and compliance around cloud services. He has published extensive research into this area and provides consulting services to KuppingerCole customers around cloud policy and risk assessment.
He is recognized as an authority on information security and data privacy in the use of cloud services. He has published extensive research into this area as well as provided consulting services. In his previous career he was the architect for a wide range of leading-edge system software and identity management solutions.
Mike Previously worked for CA Technologies Inc (now acquired by Broadcom) where he developed the strategy for identity and access management and was VP responsible for product development. He is a frequent speaker at IT security events around EMEA and contributor to the security press.
Mike began his career with International Computers and Tabulators (which later became International Computers Limited), where he was the architect for a number of leading-edge information technology development projects ranging from system software to artificial intelligence.
Mike is a Chartered Engineer, a Chartered Information Technology Professional, a Fellow of the BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, and a Member of the IET. He has a first-class honours degree in engineering from Brunel University.
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