2017 was a turbulent year for IT professionals and their companies. Resilience has been in the top headlines of industry media for months because scores of organizations have been disrupted by technology-related disasters.
Malevolent state and non-state actors have breached corporate and governmental systems alike: Equifax and the IRS experienced hacking attacks, while Target, Home Depot, Anthem, and others incurred stiff compliance fines for data breaches. These complex hacking attacks, viruses, and related failures across multiple systems present serious risks to business operations and information integrity.
Against these strong headwinds, IT professionals are called upon to provide an enterprise infrastructure that can sustain severe shocks, protect information, and enable the insight and intelligence that their companies need. What does their scorecard look like? Do they have the tools and support to meet the future rushing toward them?