Episode #11, Season 2 of Phishy Business: Recovering from a cyberattack, openness, snacks and memory sticks
A.P. Moller Maersk CTO & CISO Adam Banks dives into how he led the recovery from the most expensive cyberattack in history.
This week, we speak to one of the most well-known leaders in the tech sector, Adam Banks. Adam is the former Group CTO & CISO at A.P Moller Maersk and lead the recovery from the most expensive cyberattack in history. We discuss what happened, how he drove the recovery, the importance of being open when experiencing a cyber incident, recognising that change can only happen from within yourself and the surprising logistical challenges of dealing with large scale cyberattacks.
In ‘Recovering from a cyberattack, openness, snacks, and memory sticks’ we discuss:
- All change starts with the individual
- The importance of communication for C level execs, communicate why you did what you did and what the future value of it will be
- Importance of scenario crisis training
- Culture of openness benefits the company that has been hit by a cyberattack and all other companies who can learn from these types of incidents
- Cyberattacks aren’t necessarily an IT problem
- The logistical needs when managing a crisis involving thousands of people
- Memory sticks can be very hard to find when you need them