There are multiple ways in which insider threats can spill over into security breaches. Various studies indicate that user behaviour accounts for over 50% of information leaks. In Australia, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner confirms that user error accounts for between 32 and 37 percent of all Notifiable Data Breaches in each of the four quarterly reports issued to date. These can further be broken down into threats which arise out of negligence and risks which arise out of criminal intent.
Recently Techware’s Chief Commercial Officer, Vivian Sia has wrapped filming a television show in the name of charity. The Nationally broadcast television show Philip Island: Unearthing your Wild-side - produced by Charity TV Global was made to support a long time Charitable Partner of Techware, Southern Cross Kids Camps.
Just last month, we celebrated the 75th anniversary of D-Day. This historic occasion which brought about the end of World War Two also brings to mind one of history’s most ignominious failures: the Maginot Line. After investing millions in extensive fortifications, the French discovered that building thicker walls is no defence if the gate is left wide open.
Transcript: Trent: Welcome back, thank-you for joining us today I’m joined by a very special guest David Sia, CEO of Techware. Thanks for joining us Dave.
A Disaster Recovery Plan is like an insurance policy. It’s the thing you never hope to need, but are thankful to have when you do. If accidentally putting your phone through the wash feels like a chilly Spring breeze, suffering an organisation–wide operations failure would be a category 5 tornado in the dead of winter. That insurance with the help of IT Managed Services would come in handy, wouldn’t it? For something so critical to maintaining the function and security of a business, you’d be surprised just how many don’t take disaster recovery seriously. You might even be one of them. And you’re not alone. 40% of all businesses rate their organisation’s ability to swiftly recover operations after a disaster as fair to poor, and 3 out of 4 businesses receive a fail grading for DR strategy. Ironically, 95% of businesses experience system failures due to incidents unrelated to natural disasters. These operational disasters account for 45% of all system disasters, with natural disasters and human error accounting for 35% and 19%. And then there’s that 1% of freak, what the hell just happened?!?! occurrences. So if the chance of suffering some kind of system disaster is so high, why aren’t more businesses investing in an effective DRP? Think you’ve got DR covered on your own? Here are 5 reasons your disaster recovery plan will fail.