Not so charmin’ Garmin

By Jim Preen, Crisis Management Director at YUDU Sentinel ‘Get fit’ says the prime minister who would be proud of one of my colleagues at YUDU who used lockdown to get into a serious fitness regime. So serious in fact that he bought himself a pricey Garmin watch to log his runs, PBs and all... Continue Reading →

Dump the Crisis Box

Firms do smart things to help them become resilient. They create business continuity plans, cyber playbooks, terror playbooks, they employ mass notification and document sharing technology and then they take all this good stuff and do something really dumb. They put it in a real or metaphorical box marked ‘Crisis Use Only’.

There’s No IT in ‘Team’

“Have you tried turning it off and on again?”

The iconic catchphrase from The IT Crowd struck a chord with misunderstood IT professionals everywhere, because in so many organisations the role of the IT department is misunderstood. Cyber security is often seen as something for “IT” to worry about, not sales, marketing, HR or any other department. However, in order to have watertight defences (or as close to that as possible), all staff need to be engaged in a data security culture.

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