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Bringing NYDFS Compliance into Focus

Posted by - November 1, 2017
The New York Dept. of Financial Services (DFS) Cybersecurity Requirements force companies to look into ways to prepare and tactics to navigate new regulations. This risk-driven regulation which requires financial services institutions, regulated by (DFS) to establish and maintain a cybersecurity program that will protect both customers’ private data and…
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Cybersecurity Expertise: From the White House to the C-Suite

Posted by - October 27, 2017
FTI Journal Profiles Anthony Ferrante In this Q&A from the FTI Journal, Anthony Ferrante addresses the growing cybersecurity threats affecting U.S. businesses today. Anthony has personally witnessed the rapid evolution of cyber risk and discusses his intelligence-led, strategic approach for addressing the cybersecurity threat to corporate America. This piece was…
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Intelligent Automation: Designing the Intelligent Organization

Posted by - September 25, 2017
The Driver Behind Enterprise Situational Awareness Intelligent automation is an emerging solution to enable intelligent decision-making at the strategic level, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be complex or require cumbersome new infrastructure. In fact, since overly complicated approaches to intelligent automation tend to result in project failure, simplicity may…

Startups Should Plan for Regulatory Challenges from the Outset

Posted by - September 7, 2017
Fast-growing companies should prepare now for what the government might throw at them in the future, writes veteran counselor with national law firm LeClairRyan Richmond, VA (September 7, 2017) – Rapid growth can trigger the need to comply with complex regulations, but smaller companies often fail to plan ahead for these challenges,…
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Growth in E-Commerce Requires Dynamic Solution for Fraud

Posted by - August 1, 2017
Both Tech and Human Defenses Are Needed The risk of a cyberattack – nearly anywhere – grows with every passing day. We’ve heard it from the highest levels of government, and we’ve seen an inkling of what a far-reaching breach can do through viruses such as Petya and Wanna Cry.…
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Cyber Insurance Critical in Protecting Against Cybercrime

Posted by - July 28, 2017
Vigilant Assessment and Comprehensive Security Also Needed According to Cybersecurity Ventures, the worldwide cost of cybercrime will grow from $3 trillion in 2015 to $6 trillion by 2021. This includes damage and destruction of data, stolen money, lost property, intellectual property theft and other areas. In an era where the likelihood of…
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Boards Still Lack Basic Security & Risk Practices

Posted by - May 24, 2017
Diligent, a leading expert in corporate compliance and board governance, has recently released a report examining boardroom communications and the dangers posed by a glaring gap in directors’ digital diligence and their understanding of cybersecurity. Without an understanding of just how dangerous their online communications practices can be, the risk…
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Internal Audit Awareness

Posted by - May 23, 2017
May is Internal Audit Awareness Month. What better time to discuss the challenges that come with preparing for audits and what companies can do to be better prepared? This article highlights trends in IA, insights into how auditors can continue to push their organizations forward and advice on how to…
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History is Repeating Itself (In a Good Way)

Posted by - February 6, 2017
Bay Dynamics CEO Feris Rifai suggests that what’s old is new again. Cybersecurity is undergoing the same transformation finance did post Sarbanes-Oxley; prior to 2002, having a director that was a financial expert in the American corporate boardroom was not the norm. This time next year, the idea of CISOs…