Gavin Whatrup |

Gavin Whatrup

CISO

How to be Smart with Security

The biggest vulnerability our businesses have are our people. Those creative, precious, innovative, unpredictable, and dangerous people. An errant hyperlink click here, an over-enthusiastic Send click there.

How can I help reduce that vulnerability and improve client relations at the same time?

The Shrinking of the Organisational Unit

The way organisations work is on the move again. Categorising people by traditional methods of department, function or geography is hamstringing innovation, and the operational structures behind these silos are not helping.

In most organisations, and by that I mean any type of collective where people come together to achieve a common goal, there is some form of internal organisation. This could be defined by department, discipline, function, client, location, and many others.

Business Continuity

Disastrous Business Continuity Planning

If you’ve handed the task of protecting your business from a DR event or incident to your head of IT, you’ve probably made a mistake. One that she or he won’t thank you for, and nor will the business.

Cyber Security

‘PANAMA’ PROVES WE’RE STILL NOT LISTENING

As the turmoil around the Panama Papers leak wanes, our attention gradually starts to drift to other headlines. People of power and privilege were engaging in tax avoidance schemes? Has it ever been thus?...

Risk Management

Risk – Abstract concept or Valuable asset

Risk is the potential of gaining or losing something of value. There are two parts to that statement, firstly potential, and the second, value. Sounds simple. And to translate these two components into something that actually means something, these abstract terms need to be made real. They need to resonate with each pair of eyes and ears.

BYOD

Hubble, Bubble, Tablet & Trouble

Take one laptop, add a pinch of tablet (any flavour), smart phone and wearable, and simmer gently adding liberal sprinkle of home device as required. Serve on a bed of self-regulation, et voila; Trouble...

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