On April 28th, 2014, Gavin Livingstone was interviewed by CEOCFO Magazine.
On March 1st, 2010, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts mandated that all organizations secure and continuously protect the personal information of Massachusetts residents, both physically and electronically. (The statute is Mass. 201 CMR 17.00.)
In 2009, Bryley Systems complied with all requirements of 201 CMR 17.00 and continues to meet and exceed these requirements. (We estimate that our initial effort in 2009 to comply with this statute consumed over 250 hours and required significant out-of-pocket expenditures in additional security equipment and software.)
A properly planned and implemented backup process is vital to any organization. While hardware is a substantial capital investment, it is easily repaired or replaced. Failures can be covered by warranties or service contracts, or can be fixed by purchasing replacement parts. New hardware can be purchased if the existing hardware cannot be repaired. Insurance can be purchased to cover damage. However, business-critical data lost due to equipment failure is difficult (and very expensive) to recreate and replace.