mitigation


Asking “Why” First

The recent article “Defining the threat in the energy sector,” (CSO Online, 12 April 2016) makes an excellent point about the analysis of threat, that we at Butchko have hammered on for as long as we can remember.  Threat must to be relevant, or it is not a threat.  How do you determine relevancy?  Simple:  ASK WHY.  As the article notes, “understanding the reason for the threat allows us to make near-future predictions about the […]


Business Risk: Why Good Intelligence is Critical

Three dimensional chess is an apt analogy for the mental contortions the CEO of a multinational company must endure when contemplating risks to the enterprise.  The variants to this game, played out in real life, involve global time zones, shifting business alliances, natural disasters and climatic events, geo-political upheaval, and of course the eternal push and pull of market forces and competition. Security becomes a relative term when considered in this context. From the perspective […]