Threats and Horizon Scanning with a Bit of Darwin and Cybernetics

What gives business continuity managers sleepless nights? Snowstorms, pandemics, hurricanes and industrial action have all topped the list at one time or another. At the moment, cyber-attacks are the hot item. According to at least one recent report, hackers are considered number one out of the threats potentially affecting enterprises and organisations today. Who will survive? Darwin said that it would be the fittest. He meant those entities best adapted to their environment, and not necessarily the strongest, the fastest or even the smartest. Do Darwin’s ideas translate from the real into the virtual world, and what does it mean for threats and horizon scanning? Read more