Cyber Security Governance Chernobyl and its Cyber Lessons – Part 2

HBO’s recent ‘Chernobyl’ series, which re-told the story of the nuclear accident that threatened much of Europe in 1986, made for compelling viewing. The accident was said to have helped prompt the fall of the Eastern block and bring about a fundamental shift in global politics....

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Cyber Security Governance Chernobyl and its Cyber Lessons – Part 1

HBO’s recent ‘Chernobyl’ series, which re-told the story of the nuclear accident that threatened much of Europe in 1986, made for compelling viewing. The accident was said to have helped prompt the fall of the Eastern block and bring about a fundamental shift in global politics...

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Cyber Security Governance, Executive Management Top Management and Cyber Security – Sometimes you just need a better strategy

Years ago, I was working on a project when I received a call from our Head of Finance.  He was in a panic. His work e-mail account had been taken over by a fraudster and was merrily blasting his entire contact list with email that went...

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Cyber Security Governance, Privacy & Data Protection How Can You Protect What You Don’t Know You Have?

On more than one occasion, I have stood before senior management and posed the question “what are your information assets?” – and in each case, they didn’t know...

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Cyber Security Governance, Executive Management Cyber Security: Often a case of ‘too much, too late’

We live in a new world where cybercrime is bigger business than the global drugs trade. Cybercriminals can be both targeted and indiscriminate. It’s a $2 trillion business. Worrying stuff.

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