FCA

Holding People Accountable: Thoughts on the FCA Discussion Paper

In July the Bank of England and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) jointly released a discussion paper on operational resilience. The paper highlighted the risks posed by cyber attacks and other disruptive operational incidents, and the financial system’s increasing reliance on technology and data. The paper urges firms to focus on how their response to…

Disaster recovery

5 Common Disaster Recovery Mistakes

Disaster recovery is becoming increasingly complex in the face of new challenges and threats, including terror threats, data breaches, supply chain risk, extreme weather events and political factors such as Brexit. There are internal factors influencing this, too. Organisations are becoming increasingly vulnerable to change and uncertainty as they become more complex, virtual and interdependent,…

Mark Heywood

Meet the Team: Mark, Resilience Sector Specialist

We collaborate with subject matter experts to refine our offering for key use cases. Mark is a specialist in the resilience sector who provides guidance on how Cutover Enterprise can best be used for Enterprise Resilience Management. Name: Mark Heywood Role: Resilience sector specialist Can you give some background on your previous roles? I’ve run risk…

waterfall vs agile project delivery

Technology Strategy: Waterfall vs. Agile, Recovery vs. Resilience

Two of the recurring themes that come up in banking technology strategy discussions relate to the drive away from Waterfall and towards Agile project delivery whilst, in parallel, driving away from recovery towards greater technical resilience. I believe that it is important to look at these two strategies together to ensure that there is congruence…