Cybersecurity

The Future of Cybersecurity Regulation

The idea of creating a cybersecurity Centers for Disease Control focused on gathering information and disseminating advice has been around for years, but the government can only do so much.

What Equifax Can Learn From the Military About Surviving a Data Breach

The ability to act decisively, communicate clearly and keep teams focused is critical to leading successfully in and through a crisis. But even more critical is how they have “made ready” the organization long beforehand.

Inside the SEC’s Statement on Cybersecurity

Critics and issuers should read this statement carefully and step back to see how it is constructed. It may actually serve as a good model for issuers' own procedures and disclosures on cybersecurity.

Sonnenfeld: Equifax CEO’s ‘Retirement’ Well Past Due

In a move that comes as no surprise, Equifax chairman and CEO Rick Smith has announced his retirement in the wake of a data breach that compromised the private financial information of 143 million people.

CEOs, Boards Must Prioritize Cybersecurity and Risk

What’s the big deal around cyber risk? A data breach will immediately cause a free fall in stock price, taint the brand and call into question the competency of board and C-level leadership.

How Organizations Can Bridge the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

While all organizations are having difficulty finding cybersecurity talent, small and medium-sized enterprises are in a particularly bad position, as they cannot afford the high salaries that qualified cybersecurity specialists command.

Beware: Your Latest Cybersecurity Threat Could Be the One You Just Hired

Today’s employees require cybersecurity programs that go well beyond downloading “anti” software and monitoring networks and systems.

When Physical Disaster Strikes: Planning to Protect Cyber Assets

Physical disaster and cyber risk are often bedfellows after a disaster strikes, as cyber attackers are likely to make their move when a company’s IT staff and resources are consumed in post-incident recovery.

The Practice of Microchipping Employees Raises Ethical, Privacy Concerns

Would you microchip your own employees? And would they let you?

Cybersecurity: How to Overcome the Ever-Changing Challenges

You can’t eliminate the threat, but you can limit your vulnerability.
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EDITOR'S PICKS

How A Former Accenture CEO Turned A Failing Leadership Into Growth

This former CEO's first year was a disaster until he shifted everyone's focus to create a customer-centric organization. What happened after that went directly to the bottom line.

What P&G Learned About Marketing From Elon Musk

While Tesla was moving ahead of the competition without spending a dime, P&G's marketing machine was watching closely.

How to Follow a Great Leader: Honeywell’s Darius Adamczyk Moves Forward

Darius Adamczyk, Honeywell International’s CEO since April, has a tough act to follow, but his priorities are optimistic and leave him lots of room for stamping his own legacy.

Meet the ‘New-Collar’ Workers in Manufacturing

Modern manufacturing no longer thinks in terms of white or blue collar—the workers it needs now are “new-collar”.