Posts categorized: JC’s Column

19 November 2020 / JC's Column / JC Gaillard

Protecting the Public or Protecting Big Business?… The recent downgrading of fines by the UK ICO for British Airways and Marriott raises some questions. Let’s face it: During the second half of October 2020, we probably came across the first major mi… Read more »

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17 September 2020 / JC's Column / JC Gaillard

The security industry must rebuild its narrative to attract more raw talent at all levels *** Watch JC Gaillard talk through the content of this article at the Cyber Security Leadership Summit 2020 on 10th November 2020 *** You don’t have to go far the… Read more »

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16 July 2020 / JC's Column / JC Gaillard

The COVID crisis has not changed the cyber security fundamentals: What will the new normal be like?   Two recent reports highlight the current cyber security paradox: While the COVID pandemic has turned business and society upside down, well-estab… Read more »

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30 April 2020 / JC's Column / JC Gaillard

It is hard not to see tech, security and privacy coming out stronger. As we all struggle with lockdown conditions and the impact the COVID-19 crisis is having on our lives and our businesses, one sentiment seems to prevail: The sense that – somehow – l… Read more »

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12 March 2020 / JC's Column / JC Gaillard

It is an essential protective layer for any organisation. Irrespective of what many of us may say or write, the cyber security agenda remains dominated by products and technology. Of course, the problem has a technical dimension and the protection of a… Read more »

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9 January 2020 / JC's Column / JC Gaillard

The security industry needs to pivot away from “talking about things” onto “getting things done” The World Economic Forum’s “Cyber Security Guide for Leaders in Today’s Digital World” (WEF – October 2019) makes interesting reading, but frankly does it… Read more »

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24 October 2019 / JC's Column / JC Gaillard

It doesn’t make sense to oppose maturity & risk-based approaches to cyber security This interesting piece from McKinsey made me think and deserves some comments: “The risk-based approach to cybersecurity” (Jim Boehm, Nick Curcio, Peter Merrath, Luc… Read more »

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1 August 2019 / JC's Column / JC Gaillard

Public authorities must step up their game to help SMBs Ransomware has been on the radar with cyber security professionals for a number of years. At Corix Partners, we wrote about it for the first time 3 years ago in the summer of 2016 following a conf… Read more »

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20 June 2019 / JC's Column / JC Gaillard

Security Organizations must evolve. The CISO cannot be credible on all fronts A recent comment I read on Linkedin made me think. It was in response to a post on zero-day vulnerabilities and software patching, and roughly translated from the French, it… Read more »

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25 April 2019 / JC's Column / JC Gaillard

Cyber resilience must not be used to legitimise window-dressing practices around cyber security Although the theme is gaining momentum, there is a certain amount of confusion around what cyber resilience really means for organisations. For many, it is… Read more »

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