An Astronaut’s Guide to Managing Risk

Chris Hadfield
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What can space travel teach us about how to approach information security?

In this week’s special ISF Podcast, Colonel Chris Hadfield, decorated astronaut, engineer and pilot, sits down with ISF Chief Executive, Steve Durbin, to discuss his desire to become an astronaut, the need for constant retraining and self-assessment, preparing to fail, achieving goals against the odds, the speed of technology, building a healthy corporate culture and much more.

It requires persistence of professionalism. A recognising that even if I’m great at this, there are still ways for failure to happen, for it to rear its ugly head. You have to build an ever-increasing base of readiness to deal with things going wrong, readiness for failure.