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10 Jun 2021

Fundamentals of resilience – “Organising for resilience”

When disruption hits organisations, many incline towards chaos and entropy. But chaos doesn’t always follow disruption. Sometimes organisations successfully adjust and strive, emerging stronger.

By Manuel Hepfer

The management view - 7 strategies to build a more resilient team

9 Jun 2021

The management view - 7 strategies to build a more resilient team

This article illustrates how that is achieved, based on research and experience of the authors coaching leadership teams.

By Manuel Hepfer

A closer look at the DarkSide Ransomware Gang

12 May 2021

A closer look at the DarkSide Ransomware Gang

The FBI confirmed this week that a relatively new ransomware group known as DarkSide is responsible for an attack that caused Colonial Pipeline to shut down 5,550 miles of pipe, stranding countless barrels of gasoline, diesel and jet fuel on the Gulf Coast.

By Manuel Hepfer

The State of Ransomware 2021

7 May 2021

The State of Ransomware 2021

The to-date most devastating cyberattacks NotPetya and WannaCry had used file encryption mechanisms to hold data hostage and demand a ransom for decryption key. Hospitals in the UK had to postpone critical surgeries, and some of the biggest companies in the world suffered losses in the billions.

By Manuel Hepfer

A Comprehensive Approach to Cyber Resilience

7 May 2021

A Comprehensive Approach to Cyber Resilience

Published at MIT Sloan Management Review, this article argues that the responsibility to keep data safe must expand beyond the IT team. Findings from interviews with 57 technology leaders suggest that cyber resilience is no longer exclusively the responsibility of the IT function.

By Manuel Hepfer