Episode 009 | Cyber Response: When Headlines Become Your Reality with Jason Barr

When hearing about a successful cyber-attack or data breach, have you ever thought “That could never happen to us”?

But what if it did? How would your organization maintain continuity? In this Scenarios episode, Jason Barr, Chief Information Security Officer at Ada Support, joins host Brian Zawada to discuss why business resilience depends on cyber security now more than ever. Jason has more than two decades of experience in the IT industry, with more than half of that focused on information security.

Listen as he shares insights on what preventive measures you can take, and what to do when – not if – a cyber disruption occurs.


Key Takeaways:

  • Have a proper response plan in place before an attack occurs
  • Understand your data environment to properly identify compromised data
  • Don’t underestimate the public relations element


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What to listen for:

[01:28] Jason’s thoughts on what cyber resilience means

[03:34] Jason’s top priorities for a successful response plan

[07:42] The role of PR

[10:34] Where do you start?

[15:42] The importance of sharing in the information community

[20:21] Board-level questions on cyber resiliency

[22:34] Brian’s takeaways


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