Faaez Samadi
Oct 20, 2016

Culture leaves many Asian companies unprepared for a cybersecurity crisis

Strict adherence to hierarchy means Asian companies have been slow improve crisis planning around information-security, according to FireEye’s global comms chief.

Vitor D'Souza

Asian brands continue to make slow progress in cybersecurity crisis planning, due to the lack of awareness about the issue and continued mistakes around how to respond, according to Vitor De Souza, vice president of global communications at security-software provider FireEye.

De Souza said that in almost every case of a cybersecurity breach that FireEye has been involved with in Asia, “in terms of communications planning, they did not have any at all”....

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