Operational Resilience - The criticality of setting appropriate Impact Tolerances

Last week, around 500 Tesla owners were unable to connect and unlock their vehicles, causing lost hours for many users. Were people left outside in the cold, others unable to go to work or even worse get to the hospital?

Did Elon Musk ever consider this scenario?  Do Tesla think about intolerable harm?  Did they consider Impact Tolerances for customer disruption?

The Tesla scenario is one of many high profile outages from recent weeks (e.g. Santander, Virgin media) and demonstrates  the importance of setting the correct impact tolerance.

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How has COVID-19 affected new hires and leavers?

Looking back on the last eight months, it would be a gross understatement to say that 2020 has been a tumultuous year for professionals.

Topics: Featured, Risk Management, Professional Services, Data Privacy & Information Security, Talent Solutions

August 27, 2020
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Data Protection Practitioner Vs. Lawyer

Over the last nine months, the number of Data Protection Lawyer roles we have worked on has risen significantly and as such there has been a drop in Data Protection Practitioner roles. 

Topics: Insider, Legal, Data Privacy & Information Security

March 30, 2020
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The FCA Data Breach is a wake-up call to Firms

The FCA was left red-faced last week when it admitted to the accidental publishing of personally identifiable information on their website following a Freedom of Information request last year.

Topics: Featured, Data Privacy & Information Security, Flexible

March 2, 2020
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Women In Privacy: An Interview with Laura Matthews

When it comes to gender representation, the Privacy field has set the benchmark in providing equal opportunities for both men and women.

Topics: Legal, Data Privacy & Information Security, Talent Solutions

January 20, 2020
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The Top 5 Data Breaches in 2019

It’s a sobering reality that within the last ten years, data breaches have become commonplace in society and for major companies, it’s not a case of if a breach will happen but when.

Topics: Data Privacy & Information Security

December 19, 2019
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Top 4 difficulties within Identity and Access Management

IAM expert Mark Gleeson spoke to FourthLine about the challenges businesses face when looking to implement a strong IAM strategy.

Topics: Featured, Technology Media and Telecoms, Data Privacy & Information Security

September 24, 2019
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The Great Hack - Exposing how Data is the most valuable commodity on Earth

FourthLine's Lauren Webber considers what Netflix's 'The Great Hack' could mean for the Data Protection industry.

Topics: Consumer, Technology Media and Telecoms, Data Privacy & Information Security

August 29, 2019
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How to keep the supply chain secure

We all understand that securing our estates is a very important task, that requires board level engagement and awareness from all people in the organisation. We also accept that mistakes happen, ...

Topics: Banking, Consumer, Technology Media and Telecoms, Data Privacy & Information Security

May 24, 2019
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