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5h1t h*ppens - understanding incident pyramids in IT

With the latest outage at Standard Bank, every expert is climbing out of the woodwork in self-righteous indignation and saying, “How can this happen?” Somehow, in their minds it shouldn’t. However, if we look at it in a balanced and objective manner, the outage was not that debilitating and was only a couple of hours. The incident at Standard Bank is not something new, it has been happening for ages at different companies and most likely at yours as well. 
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