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.

Hacked: One CEO Loses Everything…for Awhile

Securitas President/CEO Alf Goransson was declared bankrupt and de-registered as the company’s CEO and removed from external board positions after his identity was stolen and a fraudulent bankruptcy application was made in his name.

Companies Unprepared for Looming Cyber Crime Rules Face Crippling Fines

Almost 60% of the companies questioned in a new British survey weren't even aware of coming rules that could see laggards fined more than $20 million. 

Business Leaders Still on High Alert Over Global Cyber Scam

Microsoft has issued a series of protective patches that could help contain the spread.
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