Brian Honan

June 8, 2018

“You have all these silver bullets but not every threat is a werewolf”

Attendees at FutureScope got an insight into how cybersecurity threats have evolved from a technical concern to a business risk. Last week’s business networking conference in […]
May 14, 2018
Help button for data breach response

Using ISO 27001 to guide your GDPR breach response plan

Among the many changes GDPR will usher in, one of the biggest for many organisations will be mandatory breach reporting. From May 25, all organisations holding […]
April 23, 2018

Meeting the security skills gap (hint: don’t exclude half the potential workforce)

Getting skilled people into cybersecurity roles continues to be a challenge. In a Ponemon survey from earlier this year, security leaders said their biggest security concern for […]
January 16, 2018
Police car strobe light, illustrating a blog post about reporting cybercrime to law enforcement

Reporting for duty: how sharing information helps to tackle cybercrime

In the physical world, people report burglaries to law enforcement all the time. Although some individual crimes may go unsolved because of size or volume, reporting […]
January 9, 2018

Data Protection Implications of Brexit

Well I guess this comes as no big surprise. In its “Notice to stakeholders: withdrawal of the United Kingdom and EU rules in the field of […]
October 4, 2017
Brian Honan of BH Consulting speaks at the ISO 27001 roadshow seminar

ISO 27001 roadshow tackles infosec vs GDPR myths and misconceptions

Dispelling myths around information security and GDPR was the order of the day at the ISO 27001 Nationwide Roadshow, which began this morning in Dublin. The […]
August 8, 2017

Password Advice Turns Out to be Less Than Secure

I was interviewed by the News at One on RTE Radio to comment on the man who has disowned his advice about making passwords safer. Now […]
April 6, 2017

Countdown to EU GDPR: BH Consulting to host information briefings in Dublin

For anyone working in privacy, data protection or security roles, the forthcoming EU General Data Protection Regulation will have been on their radar – and doubtless […]