The idea of children being murdered in the one place we send them every day to learn and grow is sickening to us. Sadly, planning and preparing for this most horrifying of worst-case scenarios is a moral and legal obligation of every school, and the horror must be faced.
Managing the fall out of a data breach is a team effort, making communication vital. Every employee with an email address can be targeted by increasingly sophisticated phishing scammers - making the protection of an organisation’s data the responsibility of everyone, not just the IT department.
The lack of effective business continuity planning by water companies like Thames Water, South Water and South East Water was not just an oversight, but a lack of forethought that left people without the most vital of amenities: water.
No organisation can function without its people. During and after a crisis, it is the resilience of the people that make up an organisation’s community that get it back on its feet and working again.
WannaCry was the breach that catapulted cyber security into the headlines last year. The NHS, an organisation close to our hearts and an integral part of our country’s infrastructure, experienced a cyber attack that brought it to its knees. However, the most significant impact of the breach was on public confidence in UK institutions’ ability to defend themselves against hackers.