On Risk Management, Business Continuity, and Security
|25 July, 2017|
These articles and essays about business continuity, risk assessment, threat analysis, and risk management are part of the preparatory work for a book. I hope you find them interesting and useful.
The most recent articles are:
In the Grenfell Tower fire over 70 residents died because they could not be rescued. One of the tragic ironies was the prior advice given to residents: in case of fire outside your apartment, stay put. Good advice, normally. But there's a problem with general advice... (Read More)
Human error has been in the news recently. There was the mix-up at the Oscar ceremony. And large chunks of the Internet went down to problems with Amazon's S3 web service. Both were cases of human error. But which organization had the best response? (Read More)
The Canada Revenue Agency recently shutdown its online services due to an unspecified vulnerability. We speculate on what it was, and why it might take a while to fix... (Read More)
It's arrived! That happy time of year when hackers the world over try out their phishing skills to obtain copies of employees' W2 forms and journalists write about them. But why is this a problem? And who is really at fault? (Read More)
One of my guilty pleasures is a breakfast at McDonald's. Twice a year McDonald's issue discount coupons which make those breakfasts a little cheaper. But over the years, the security of those coupons has declined. (Read More)
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Michael Z. Bell,
Albion Research Ltd.
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