Cyber Ransoms - Should I Pay?

30 OCTOBER 2020 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

This week I discuss the possible benefits of paying a cyber ransom and whether this is illegal. Legality I thought this week I would do a bit of research on a subject that has intrigued me for a while, which is the legality of paying cyber ransoms. In news articles about firms who have been a victim of ransomware, there is often speculation that they have ...

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Feedback from the CBCI Course Taught October 2020 online

27 OCTOBER 2020 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

Just got some great feedback from Charlie Maclean-Bristols CBCI course which he tutored last week. "The training helped me to better understand the interaction of the individual steps of the BCM lifecycle. Thanks a lot for this." and 'In fact, I really enjoyed the training last week. It helped me to understand our processes much better. Prai...

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What is doxing, and should I be worried about it?

15 OCTOBER 2020 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

This week I look at doxing, the different ways it can affect your organisation and how you should prepare. Should I be worried about it? The short answer is yes. The long answer is also yes, but after seeing the word in a cyber article I was reading this week, I thought I would do a little more research into what it is and share this with you in today&rsqu...

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PlanB Consulting embraces online training

12 OCTOBER 2020 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

PlanB Consulting has been very much embracing the 'new normal' by delivering all elements of business continuity online. Exercises On Friday the 9th October 2020 we delivered our largest exercise to date, for a University with 60 participants taking part from a number of different organisations. The scenario looked at a number of issues associated w...

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