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People matter: the key ingredient to a resilience mindset

People matter: the key ingredient to a resilience mindset

There’s one defence against the criminals that needs a firmer push. Nina Paine, global head, cyber stakeholder and government engagement at Standard Chartered, explains how she’s behind a drive for creating a diversity of perspectives in cybersecurity – and why you should be too…

Cyber criminals are unrelenting. Covid-19 has underlined this and demonstrated the complexity of challenges that organisations face. Criminal gangs continue to exploit the pandemic through fraud, scams and by tempting those facing financial hardship into the criminal underworld. 

Ransomware is the favoured method of attack, and with employees working remotely – both within organisations and the companies in their supply chains – remaining vigilant among a myriad of competing personal and professional demands is an added challenge. 

So optimism is in short supply, even before the potential ramifications of the SolarWinds breach became public.