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Volume 31, Issue 1

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4 Risks That Keep Your CIO Up At Night

How Compliance Can Help

Effective business continuity planning starts with honest assessments of risk areas, plus resolve, resources and funding to address those risks. For the past 10 years, we’ve conducted primary research on business continuity and resilience, focusing specifically on IT systems, given their essential role to the functioning of today’s enterprises.

A decade of research into business continuity and resilience has showed that, surprisingly, there is continued exposure to risk in areas for which solutions have been available for many years. Our recently released 2017 State of Resilience report, reflecting the responses of 5,632 IT professionals globally, revealed four troubling risks that have persisted over time and that threaten the continuity and function of critical enterprise systems: