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Helping organizations build a whole-of-business response to crisis-level cyberattacks

  • 1.  Helping organizations build a whole-of-business response to crisis-level cyberattacks

    Posted Thu June 24, 2021 12:59 PM

    Organizations face a variety of crises every day, whether it be a physical crisis or a cyber crisis.  The effects of a cyber crisis can have a significant impact on the operations, brand, reputation, or financial standing of the business.  At the extreme, the cyber crisis may even threaten the very existence of the enterprise.

    I am excited to be leading a new service from IBM Security X-Force that can help companies prepare for these kinds of attacks and minimize impact and downtime - Cyber Crisis Management.

    What is it? A whole-of-business response to a crisis-level cyberattack that escalates beyond traditional incident response and threatens the entirety of your organization. It includes a Program Assessment: a review of existing processes, interviews with key stakeholders, and recommendations for improvements; Plan and Playbook Development: a framework for "whole-of-business" response and; Tabletop and Simulation Exercises: tests business processes, procedures, and response to expose gaps.

    Why it matters? This service provides a framework to prepare for and respond to crisis level cyberattacks. It delivers a "whole-of-business" plan enabling distinct business functions to act in unison during a crisis while preserving reputation, brand, customer loyalty and fortifying business continuity.

    Please take a few minutes to read an article that I recently wrote on this topic.  https://lnkd.in/gDgii_d



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    Mike Barcomb
    Global Cyber Crisis Lead
    IBM X-Force Incident Command
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  • 2.  RE: Helping organizations build a whole-of-business response to crisis-level cyberattacks

    Posted Mon June 28, 2021 04:08 PM
    Thank you for sharing, Mike - this is a great look into the effects of a cyber crisis.

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    Christine Arnold
    Customer Marketing & Community Manager
    IBM Security
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