Are You Ready For Iranian Revenge Cyberattacks?

Following the killing of Qassem Suleimani no-one can be sure of what military action Iran will take, but experts agree that its cyberattacks will increase against countries and governments it sees as hostile.

There are, essentially, two ways that Iran can mount cyberattacks. The first is a single-shot, targeted approach where hackers select a single or a small number of important single corporate entities such as utility companies, banks, hospitals, etc. The second is the shotgun effect where hackers will target a wide range of disparate organisations to cause a level of chaos across the board.

Either way, is your organisation prepared to defend itself against cyberattacks or to deal with the aftermath if a hack attack succeeds?

This is where ExCyb comes in.

ExCyb is a cybercrisis management consultancy created by former senior police officers with extensive experience in crisis management, ranging from civil unrest and riots through to mass shootings and murder. ExCyb's experience is aimed at board directors and to prepare them for not only the attack itself but how to handle the fallout and is tailor-made for each business sector and organisational profile.

This turnkey approach delivers real-life immersive scenario-based learning. It will help leaders understand the challenges of managing a range of levels within different crises. The incidents are developed in live time and are made realistic with bespoke video footage that raises the realism of what colleagues might face. It starts with a relatively minor issue that builds into a full crisis.

This includes many problems including public concern, media intrusion, stakeholder management, shareholder management, business continuity planning, preparedness, policies, procedures, resilience, team dynamics and tensions under pressure.

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