Data

The Legal and Regulatory Landscape For Data Usage and Privacy

Facebook and Equifax Privacy Failures Put Businesses and Consumers On Notice In The Beginning In 2018, the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation GDPR  laid the cornerstone for all other jurisdictions to build similar legal and regulatory data usage and privacy frameworks. GDPR’s global scope set a new level of usage obligations and privacy…

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Pandemic US Wave 2 is here now! Courtesy Image by Elias Sch from Pixabay

New Board and CEO Crisis Playbook: 5 Key Actions to focus on now

The COVID-19 crisis wave now is in the U.S. phase 2 of Board of Directors pandemic planning, governance, and management. The CEO’s pandemic planning playbook continues into crisis management action for safer financial positions with the Board. The Board is in the perfect spot to assist in reshaping a pandemic crisis management playbook. Boards must…

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Network Security

First Quarantine Project

During the enforced isolation and “social distancing” of March 2020, I began to post more often to sites such as Forbes.com, Peerlyst, (where I am an advisor), LinkedIn, and The Analyst Syndicate. In doing so, and with a recent mindset of recording history, thanks to the February 2020 publication of Security Yearbook 2020: A History…

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Workforce risk management

Connect the DOTS for Covid-19 workforce risk

Your business continuity plan did not foresee the true impact on the workforce of a pandemic.  Now what?  Leaders of businesses and other entities that continue to operate through the pandemic must take charge now with a tactical plan of attack to protect the workforce while also maintaining productivity. To manage Covid-19 workforce risks: Consult…

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symantec

The Demise of Symantec

To listen to a recording of the author reading this column go here. I am picking up on disturbing news about Symantec. First a reseller from Colombia that I was chatting with at the recent RSA Conference in San Francisco informed me that he was there to find a solution to fill a gap created…

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Workiva

Why Are Religious Organizations Under Cyber Attack? – Part 2

Can your organization effectively manage the following scenarios? Hackers take control of your networks and websites. Hackers encrypt your files and hold them for ransom. Hackers steal identity and financial data. Part 2: Adopt These Cyber Security Best Practices: As religious organizations worldwide implement – sometimes hastily – remote work/work-from-home protocols and practices, there are…

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