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George Platsis

J.S. Held’s Inaugural Global Risk Report Examines Potential Business Risks & Opportunities in 2024

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George Platsis is a business professional, author, educator, and public speaker, with an entrepreneurial history and upbringing of over 20 years. He has designed and delivered solutions, and led teams, to improve breach readiness, enterprise-wide and business-unit specific incident response programs, and estate hardening for a series of Fortune 100 clients in healthcare, media, financial services, manufacturing, defense, and commercial electronics industries, including support of clients in the small and medium business space. Additionally, he brings complex investigation and emergency management experience to businesses and individuals seeking to reduce their risk posture. George is a Certified Chief Information Security Officer.

As part of the Cyber Security practice, George has a lead role in developing and delivering proactive incident response and resilience engagements. He has extensive involvement in engineering enterprise-level incident response programs, breach readiness evaluation, business continuity, and disaster recovery. George also leverages past experiences from reactive incident response engagements, complex investigations, and work experience in security, emergency management, pandemic planning, and bioweapon research fields.

George was a contributor to J.S. Held's 2024 Global Risk Report.

Key Expertise

  • Risk Management
  • Cybersecurity Policy & Strategy
  • Information Warfare/Dominance
  • Investigations & Assessments
  • Resilience Strategies
  • Social Engineering
  • Insider Threats
  • Business Continuity
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Crisis Management
  • Geopolitical & Socio-Economic Risk

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