As it appears evident this year, we’re all going to discuss of cyber resilience, isn’t it? Is it just marketing fluff and a new name for cyber security? Or is there more to it? Whenever there is a new trend in the industry, you invariably see everyone jumping on the bandwagon, claiming they have the best offering to address that problem. And why not.
Though hard to believe now, it wasn’t until the mid-90s that there was any sort of ‘life’ part in my Work-Life Balance equation. I’d just created a family and was raising twin boys on my own, and every summer we would venture to my family cabin that was located high on a hill on a lake in Ontario, Canada’s Algonquin Provincial Park.
Call it juxtaposition serendipity. Unpacking my bags following this year’s pan-European E-BITUG event in Edinburgh, Scotland, I happened to place this year’s celebratory coffee mug alongside one that I scored more than two decades ago when the European ITUG Spring Conference was held in Nice, France. The dates may indeed be separated by the years, but not the sentiment. The tradition that underpins these annual events is hard to ignore.