Tara Seals, Infosecurity Magazine, June 23, 2015
More than two-thirds of US executives are worried that cyber-threats will impact their company’s growth, but it is probable that companies are preparing for the inevitable business and reputational hits of a cyber-attack in all the wrong ways.
“Traditional crisis management techniques may be time-honored, but often they are static, formulaic and constrained—simply not adequate for the dynamic, nuanced, multi-faceted and ubiquitous nature of cybercrimes today,” said reputation and crisis strategist Davia Temin, CEO of Temin and Co. “In reality, cyber-crisis management is a combination of crisis management, and emergency and terrorist response, which necessitates internal and external cooperation and communication of an unprecedented nature.
As such, it straddles the line between enterprise risk management, business continuity, emergency response, reputation management and corporate governance, she added—a fact that too few organizations embrace. […read more]