Cyber Security Archive

What’s the difference between a data breach and a cyber security incident?

The information security industry is full of jargon, but luckily most terms only crop up when you’re dealing with specific, technical topics. However, there’s one common but surprisingly complex phrase that often appears without further explanation: ‘cyber security incident’. You might assume it’s simply a euphemism for organisations that don’t want to say ‘we’ve suffered a data breach’. That’s kind of true, but it’s also a …

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 …