Cyber security is like a game of chess

We urge businesses to proactively protect themselves against cybercrime.  KPN’s announcement that a server with confidential customer data was hacked is a mere example of the continuous threat from cyberspace.

Last year several prominent businesses and governments have seen their security breached and data compromised.

Looking behind the headlines, I have two main concerns – the first about the way organizations construct their defenses and the second about the way they react when disaster strikes. It seems like organisations don’t have a plan in place on how to prevent cybercrime, or appear not aware of the risks that are facing their businesses. [Read more…]