ERP Software

“You have zero privacy anyway. Get over it! (Scott McNealy, 1999)

Merriam-webster.com defines oxymoron to mean a combination of contradictory or incongruous words, such as, jumbo shrimp or lead ballon. We enjoy oxymorons so much: many websites exist just to collect examples that enable us to use these figures of speech to illustrate irony, sarcasm or the unexpected, such as, Mike and Phil as leaders are…

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Why Cybersecurity Architecture?

For the last year, my partner Ed Moyle and I have been writing a book that we wish we’d had when we were starting out in our careers. A practical, no-nonsense guide to security architecture. As experienced technical architects, we know the value of a strategic plan. One way we learned that value, was the…

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

Key Board and CEO Crisis Playbook: 5 Key Actions to Focus on Now

The COVID-19 crisis wave is now in the U.S. phase 2 of the 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…

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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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