The Irish Revenue Commissioners is the organization responsible for Tax and Customs collection in The Republic of Ireland.
GCN Magazine: 5 ways to subvert the risk of legacy IT
In fact, according to the Washington Post, many of the IRS' 60 legacy IT systems have not received updates in decades, raising the risk of crippling downtime, as the agency learned in the 2018 Tax Day outage. In its review of the system crash, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration cited inferior processes to monitor, report and respond to a system failure when it occurs; lack of oversight and accountability in contractors who failed to meet service-level standards for monitoring and incident management; and lack of redundancy or automatic failover, leading to a single point of failure.
Here are three reasons why sysadmins should implement 'Read Only Fridays' and avoid making large-scale changes at the end of the week.
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