Posts categorized: Strategy and Governance

25 February 2021 / Strategy and Governance / JC Gaillard

The protection of the business from cyber threats is something you need to grow, not something you can buy   The role of the Board in relation to cyber security is a topic we have visited several times since 2015, first in the wake of the TalkTalk… Read more »

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11 February 2021 / Strategy and Governance / JC Gaillard

Only a cultural shift across the Boardroom can move the needle   The survey released by BT Security in January 2021 (“CISOs under the spotlight”) is interesting, if only by the size of the population surveyed (over 7,000 people) and its triple foc… Read more »

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21 January 2021 / Strategy and Governance / JC Gaillard

Security culture and governance eat tech for breakfast Looking back at what happened at ground level throughout the COVID crisis, it is clear that the focus has been entirely on operational matters: From moving into remote working at scale for the serv… Read more »

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3 September 2020 / Strategy and Governance / JC Gaillard

This is not just about tech, and there is no tech silver bullet which can buy you cyber resilience *** Watch JC Gaillard talk through the content of this article at the DigitalLeaders Week on 14th October 2020 *** The COVID crisis is presenting most bu… Read more »

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13 August 2020 / Strategy and Governance / JC Gaillard

Empirical, bottom-up and organically developed cyber security functions need to evolve   The 2020 Information Security Maturity Report from ClubCISO makes interesting reading. It compiles responses from 100 of their members to a questionnaire sent… Read more »

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11 June 2020 / Strategy and Governance / JC Gaillard

The post-COVID winners will be those who treat it strategically now   C-level executives must stop looking at cyber security as a mere operational matter: Something which is below them and is dealt with somewhere below them in the organisation. It… Read more »

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21 May 2020 / Strategy and Governance / JC Gaillard

Skills and data are building up, leading to less favourable conditions for negligent buyers   Our recent review of the Cyber Insurance market place, in collaboration with Cyber Solace, highlights a number of key elements. The market has changed co… Read more »

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16 April 2020 / Strategy and Governance / JC Gaillard

In practice, the COVID-19 crisis has put regulatory powers on hold but as things stand, two forces seem to be at play. It has been clear from the start that the role of the privacy regulators – and their attitude towards enforcement – would be key to t… Read more »

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6 February 2020 / Strategy and Governance / JC Gaillard

COVID-19 changes the game: Now is not the time to risk a cyber-attack.   Earlier ransomware incidents that have affected  organisations such Travelex in the UK or Bouygues in France profoundly question the way cyber security has been managed – his… Read more »

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28 November 2019 / Strategy and Governance / JC Gaillard

Outsourcing something simply because you don’t understand it is rarely a good start. Faced by constant reports of cyber-attacks in the media, most small and medium-size organisations have woken up to the reality of cyber threats over the past few years… Read more »

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