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Financial Systems Are In Fact Mission Critical!

May 12, 2021

When people talk about 'mission-critical systems' or 'high assurance industries', they are normally referring to real-time control systems such as air traffic control, automotive, railways, hospitals, utilities, and flight-control software. However when you look at the technology that underpins our economy and society, in reality, the definition of what is truly "mission critical" is actually much broader. In this article, I discuss some of the systems that are used in banking and finance and how they are mission-critical, and if we treat them as such, we should rethink how we define, develop, test, and deploy such systems.

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