Risk Management

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Charter Communications, who can you trust?

Charter Communications, its union, its customers and the New York attorney general all are experiencing trust issues.

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Two incident response phases most organizations get wrong

It's important to remember: Incident response isn't a thing, it's a process.

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No Congressional background check for IT contractor charged with fraud

Imran Awan was an IT contractor to members of Congress, with access to their email servers, yet not even a basic background check was conducted.

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Social engineering: It's time to patch the human

Is there a patch for human stupidity? If you believe the common saying, there isn't. However, Jayson E. Street says there is, and it's time companies started patching their humans. The truth is, technology alone isn't going to save...

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RSA Conference: CISOs' top 4 cybersecurity priorities

When cybersecurity executives head to the RSA Conference, they will be looking for information about threat intelligence, SOAPA, business risk, and changing security perimeters.

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The theft of tea leaves and the evolution of cyber espionage prevention

All companies, big and small, are trying to figure out how to secure important data — the trade secrets. Lucky for us, it might come down to something as simple as being human.

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Getting to know your company’s risk appetite

Your employees make risk/reward decisions daily. Have you defined risk boundaries for them? Unwanted risk or missed opportunities happen without clear direction.

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Best of breed: how secure are you, really?

If everyone claims to be the best, how can we rationally choose what we will deploy?

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Having a boardroom conversation about cybersecurity and material risk

Those who embrace a material risk approach to addressing cyber threats will command the attention of senior leaders and steadily drive improvements into their organization’s security posture.

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Are your employees unwittingly invalidating your cyber liability insurance?

To prevent unintentional invalidation of their policies, businesses must educate employees on a number of related issues.

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Third-party security vetting: Do it before you sign a contract

Security needs to ensure that all vendors and partners, even those not controlled by IT, meet the organization's security standards.

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CIO Leadership Live with Mojgan Lefebvre, CIO of Global Risk Services at Liberty Mutual | Ep 6

Host Maryfran Johnson talks with Mojgan Lefebvre, CIO for Liberty Mutual's Global Specialty business, about how the insurance firm is leveraging the cloud, creating business-specific data strategy and getting the best from its...

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How to prepare for the next cybersecurity attack

How should security management ready their organizations?

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IT resiliency and the problem with SaaS: What is your risk profile?

Many organizations are recognizing that cloud providers are more equipped to handle security, maintenance and testing of a cloud environment, so they're offloading more responsibilities to these providers.

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SEC guidance on IT security: Would you report security risks before a breach?

When organizations can collaborate to prevent data breaches from happening, we can create real security rather than spread fear.

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Training insurance agents and brokers in cyber risk

In the past year, tremendous regulatory developments have taken shape in the realm of cybersecurity, fiduciary responsibility and legal liability for licensees. Starting with the State of New York’s Department of Financial...

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CSO50 2018: Security risk management takes center stage

Nearly 20 percent of this year’s CSO50 Award winners took on security risk and compliance projects. Download the CSO50 2018 digital issue to read their stories, as well as descriptions of all 50 winning projects.

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The time is now for a comprehensive, risk-based approach to build cyber resilience

Most C-suite stakeholders are unsure of where their organization stands in its cyber security capabilities and resilience.

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