Davor Jakic, Systems Integrator at BT Advise, is concerned that many companies’ Business Continuity Plans (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Plans (DRP) are not flexible enough to deal with emerging threats
What is your impression of Business Continuity strategies at companies today?
Frankly, we’re a little concerned. It is striking how time and time again companies are confronted with threats that they aren’t well equipped to deal with, notwithstanding significant investments they may have made in Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery. For example, we’ve seen several attacks by hackers recently that have forced companies to cut off all connectivity with external networks, including internet and mail, but also system-level connections with suppliers and partners. Also, some customers have been responding to our recent “Winter blackout in Belgium” article (on BT’s Let’s Talk blog), expressing concern that they’re not well protected against a major power failure in Belgium. [Read more…]