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Experts: Security melding with recovery

More enterprise security officers are assuming responsibility for disaster recovery and business continuity. Though these areas were once considered separate, experts are starting to advocate the integration of security into recovery, continuity and high availability. “The real objective is to have a resilient infrastructure. You need a high-availability strategy that needs to address security [issues] like denial-of-service attacks, for example,” said John Jackson, vice president of IBM’s continuity and recovery services division. “These are not three or four separate disciplines any more.” Jackson said most organizations have foregone security during recovery from natural or digital disaster. But maintaining a business off-site requires security in a recovery environment. Full Story

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