Cyber Playbooks Revisited - An Example

27 MARCH 2018 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

This week Charlie revisits cyber playbooks and invites your thoughts on whether his example fits your idea of what they should contain... A while ago, I wrote what I thought were the contents of a cyber playbook, and through my reading I thought I had a consensus of what one should contain. After having delivered a number of cyber public and private trainin...

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CIR Awards Success

23 MARCH 2018 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

PlanB is very excited to have been shortlisted for five awards at this years CIR awards. The awards dinner take place in London on the 6th June 2018. These are the awards we have been nominated for: Adviser of the Year Ewan Donald, PlanB Consulting Specialist Company of the Year PlanB Consulting Strategy in Partnership CEMEX & PlanB C...

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Cyber Risk Assessment Webinar

20 MARCH 2018 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

The following webinar was given by Charlie Maclean-Bristol on the 16th March 2018. It covers how an organbisation should look at what it has to lose due to cyber attack. ...

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Water Direct's rapid response to thousands of UK customers!

14 MARCH 2018 | POSTED BY DANIELLE NEIL

Water Direct based in Essex, England have been praised for their rapid response to thousands of UK customers during big thaw after Beast from the East! It was reported that this was the most significant week in its history of 22 years. In the aftermath of the ‘Beast from the East’ and Storm Emma, the snow and ice thawed at a much faster rate t...

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There’s no business, like snow business…

09 MARCH 2018 | POSTED BY DANIELLE NEIL

Last week the 'Beast from the East' combined with Storm Emma to cause the UK's worst weather in years. In today's bulletin, Charlie looks at the lessons BC professionals can take from the incident to prepare for future severe weather events. In Scotland there are still dirty black piles of snow left in car parks and I saw lots of snow in the...

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International Women’s Day 2018!

08 MARCH 2018 | POSTED BY DANIELLE NEIL

PlanB Consulting ladies have been celebrating today and bringing inspiration and encouragement to women globally. IWD celebrates social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women worldwide. The women at PlanB Consulting are truly inspirational and together we are a team who support each other, through the delivery of Business Continuity to our ...

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The human threat of business email compromise scam emails

05 MARCH 2018 | POSTED BY DANIELLE NEIL

A recent blog posted on Crisis Response by David Stewart, interestingly stated that although a large amount of focus is on cyber security in many organisations today, too many people still believe the threat to be purely technology-based. A recent report published on Data Breach Investigations (The Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report) found that ...

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FCK – Comments on the KFC Crisis

05 MARCH 2018 | POSTED BY DANIELLE NEIL

This week Charlie shares his thoughts on the on-going KFC incident and the lessons BC professionals can take from how the crisis has been handled. Ignoring the snow outside and despite it being my third day of not leaving the house, I thought I would leave commenting on the severe weather to next week and this week, as promised, put together some thoughts o...

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