Latest Technology & social media articles

November 3, 2014

Companies must understand how their digital systems work in tandem with those of their suppliers and devise protection strategies for combined networks

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August 21, 2014

Tips to help technophobe executives navigate the sometimes bewildering world of social media

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August 20, 2014

Corporations need to take action against cyber-attacks, but regulators aren't helping

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August 11, 2014

Conducting a thorough investigation to determine the nature and breadth of a breach and responding quickly to the theft of customers' data can minimize legal damages

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August 8, 2014

Easier collaboration tools and enhanced security features are drawing more executive teams to portals

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August 4, 2014

The disparity between US and EU data privacy laws is a potential minefield

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June 19, 2014

Nearly half of participating companies lack formal plans to respond to insider incidents and fewer are taking legal action against such perpetrators

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May 1, 2014

Involvement of more departments in setting GRC vision and strategy seen as evidence of high levels of oversight of GRC programs

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November 11, 2013

Companies will likely need to add a chief data officer to their C-suites to ensure the proper use of new forms of business intelligence

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October 16, 2013

With intangible assets now comprising 81 percent of business assets, boards need a broader strategic grasp of investments and assets  

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Cybersecurity and the Evolving Role of Boards

At a time when the theft of customer information often leads to executive-level shake-ups, boards are taking a greater role in evaluating the adequacy of their organizations’ cybersecurity. But many boards have yet to apply the same level of scrutiny to their board meeting materials. This article provides an evaluation framework for organizations. Focus is on three main factors: where data is stored, the strength of “locks” that provide access, and the control of “keys” for entry.

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