If the militiamen occupying the Malheur Wildlife Refuge building in Oregon had a communications plan in place to share their anti-government grievances with the media and public, what, hypothetically, would some of those talking points be?
“The Big Short,” a film on the 2008 financial meltdown that affected millions, skewers banks, Wall Street itself, the Fed, rating services such as Standard & Poors, and media such as the Wall Street Journal that failed to out the villains.
Airlines, banks, car companies, retailers, restaurant chains, pharma companies, dating sites, fantasy football and even the governing body of international football found themselves under attack and off guard in 2015.
Former Miss Universe Owner Donald Trump’s suggestion that the annual, international beauty pageant crown two winners this year because host Steve Harvey messed up isn’t a bad suggestion. It’s a horrible one!
In today’s world, Cyber threats are real and present. Companies should do all they can to safeguard their organizations against potential attackers by having the right teams ready and solid plans in place for a coordinated and swift response, if and when an online threat occurs.