Tag: risk management
Are Your Risk Assessments Reliable?
How confident is your chief risk officer in their risk assessment? Are they 100% confident? 90% or 80%? CROs need to understand the margin of error.
What $1B in Fines for WhatsApp Use Tells Us About Usability and Compliance
A fine this large will inspire many IT leaders to crack down on unauthorized app use. What's needed is a more pragmatic approach.
Can Low-Code/No-Code Be the Answer to Shadow IT?
At a time when shadow IT is on the rise, can providing workplace-sanctioned low-code and no-code platforms offer a solution?
Cybersecurity Isn't an IT Risk, It's a Business Risk
Cybersecurity risk assessment should be an integral part of the organization’s enterprise risk management program and decision-making, not a siloed operation.
Why Email Security Remains a Problem and How to Mitigate the Risk
Despite widespread awareness of increasing cyberattacks, insufficient email security remains one of the biggest vulnerabilities.
The Greatest Risk and the Greatest Asset: People
Internal audit needs to be alert to poor performers, at any level. They also need to be alert to the failure to recognize and reward high performers.
Should Information Management Focus on the Customer or Risk?
Information management professionals gave our collective efforts a C grade last year. What can we do to improve that grade?
It's Time to Re-evaluate Your Cybersecurity Strategy
Organizations should take a closer look at their risk profile and update security measures in light of hybrid work and mounting cybersecurity threats.
Get Your Information Governance Act Together in 2022
Which would you rather be when new information challenges arise: proactive or reactive?
How Baseline Security Practices Could Have Prevented Recent Cloud Attacks
The recent attack on enterprise infrastructure underlines how important baseline security measures really are.
Mancini's Law Says: Information Chaos Has Consequences
Without intervention, information chaos will threaten the viability of our systems. The ransomware attacks are one of the visible consequences.
World Backup Day: Data Backup Is a Key Element of Digital Transformation
On this World Backup Day, we explore how data backups are key to good business and digital transformation.
How Effective Process Management Can Reduce Business Risk
There is a close link between business processes and risk levels. Learn how to manage the former to reduce the latter.
What Is Wrong With a Typical Risk Register?
How can the risk register be improved?
Continuous Monitoring: The New DevOps Trend
Continuous monitoring can be traced back to traditional business auditing practices. However, it goes further than the audits most companies are used to.
Why You Need a Plan for Content Security in Microsoft 365
Microsoft 365 has a ton of great applications, all with their own security implications.
Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark: Bring Dark Data Into the Light
Finding and managing the dark data you don’t know about is a big project, but is worth the effort.
A Simple Risk-Driven Decision Technique
A process I learned in my youth
Collaboration & Productivity
Striking the Security and Enterprise Collaboration Balancing Act
Organizations need solutions, processes and cultures that foster an ongoing dedication to information security without getting in the way of productivity.
Even the Best Laid Plans Forget This Security Gap
The risks and potential liability of ineffective data destruction at end of life are too high for organizations to risk.