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Data Here, Data There, Data Everywhere

Posted by - August 3, 2018
The Need for a Chief Privacy Officer Nearly every day we hear about another data breach at a major corporation, making the case for a chief privacy officer (CPO) more compelling now than ever. Adams and Reese attorney Roy Hadley discusses the various reasons organizations should employ a CPO. 2.5…
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7 Cybersecurity Predictions for 2018

Posted by - February 8, 2018
The Inherent Risk (and Reward) of Innovation This year, cybersecurity officers must rethink their end-to-end security ecosystem. Top priority will be identifying and addressing evolving vulnerabilities to people, processes, technologies and service providers. It’s time both to re-evaluate the overarching security strategy and to take a more security-minded approach from…
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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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When Ransomware Marries IoT

Posted by - October 16, 2017
For Cybercriminals, it’s a Match Made in Heaven This is an age in which ransomware has made the barrier to entry for would-be cybercriminals lower than ever. And, with the proliferation of IoT devices, for attackers, there’s ample opportunity to compromise smart devices. And the convergence of these two threats…
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5 Hidden Pitfalls in Cybersecurity Due Diligence

Posted by - August 23, 2017
Key Considerations to Facilitate Smooth M&As As the list of cybersecurity breaches grows daily and headlines grow more shocking – think Home Depot, Target, Anthem, Yahoo!, WannaCry – the importance of cybersecurity in M&A due diligence has correspondingly increased. Do you want to purchase a company that’s been compromised? How…
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A Wake-Up Call on Privacy Policies

Posted by - August 14, 2017
FTC Issues New Guidance on COPPA The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has updated its compliance plan for the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), which establishes the guidelines under which personal information may be collected and used from children under the age of 13. However, the latest guidance from the…
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The Only Way is Ethics

Posted by - July 10, 2017
Morals and Morale in the Workplace There’s a degree of trust at every level of an organisation. Depending on size, it may or may not be easy to communicate with every echelon, but senior figures should always be fully aware of what the attitude and outlook is throughout the company…
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The Emergence of a Cognitive Risk Era: Human-Centered Risk Management

Posted by - June 2, 2017
Risk management has undergone a sea change over the past few decades, yet risk management practices have evolved very little. scarcely evolved to keep pace. Though organizations enjoy robust technological capabilities, they grow more fragile and vulnerable to massive systemic risks all the time. A risk program centered on human…
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Manage Enterprise Risk Like an Orchestra Conductor

Posted by - May 31, 2017
Professionals in the risk management field have shifted gradually away from a siloed approach to a more integrated approach. As most of us know, however, the switch is not easy; it can be overwhelming to keep on top of the full range of enterprise risks. John Verver posits that technology…

Building Resilience and Mitigating Risk in the 21st Century

Posted by - April 21, 2017
Ridge Global is working to equip executives and boards of directors to build resilience and properly address their companies’ greatest risks. This includes educating them on cybersecurity, a growing concern for all businesses these days. CCI’s CEO, Maurice Gilbert, interviews Ridge Global’s President to discuss the nature and extent of…