Cyber Resilience Archive

Why is business continuity management so important?

BCM (business continuity management) is the process of planning for disruptive incidents. Organisations do this by identifying potential threats and analysing their impact on its day-to-day operations. Effective BCM ensures that an organisation is able to provide an acceptable service in the …

Could your organisation report a breach within the required 72 hours?

With data breaches on the rise and affecting Irish organisations of all sizes, it may be time you took the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) seriously and began to implement a compliance plan.  Could your organisation report a breach to the DPC (Data Protection Commissioner) within the required 72 hours? 

Facebook facing investigation and fine of up to $1.6 billion over data breach

On Tuesday, 25 September, Facebook discovered a major data breach that gave criminal hackers the ability to take over user accounts.   50 million Facebook users worldwide may be impacted by the breach, including about 5 million European accounts.  The Irish DPC (Data …

Facebook data breach: what you need to know

Facebook’s Vice President of Product Management, Guy Rosen, announced that the security breach affected 50 million users.  It is believed the attackers exploited a vulnerability in Facebook's code involving the "View As" feature, which allows people to see what their own …