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This article is part of the January/February 2010 issue of Filling the data protection gap
For Scott Floyd, director of information security at a Texas-based community bank, 2010 will be the year to prioritize disaster recovery and business continuity. Driven by a corporate initiative to expand protection of its mission-critical systems, the bank last year implemented a lot of virtualization technology in order to failover data centers within minutes instead of days. "2010 will be tying all those technology choices together to implement a much better recovery plan," Floyd says. His priority falls right in line with a top concern cited by readers who participated in Information Security's Priorities 2010 survey. Seventy-seven percent of the more than 700 respondents rank disaster recovery as a priority this year and 71 percent say business continuity is a top concern. Readers also cite compliance, data loss prevention, and access control as top priorities for 2010. And they're worried about managing emerging threats via the Web as well as the risks posed by social media. Still, budgets remain flat for the most part, and companies are focused on ... Access >>>
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