Yearly Archives: 2020

How critical infrastructure organizations maintained their cybersecurity posture during the COVID-19 pandemic
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How critical infrastructure organizations maintained their cybersecurity posture during the COVID-19 pandemic

Critical infrastructure systems are the backbone that have kept civilization functioning during the global lockdown. The incapacitation of these systems would have had a debilitating impact on security, national economic security, national public health or safety, or any combination of those matters. With ever-increasing pressures from external and internal threats, organizations responsible for running critical […]

Communicating Cybersecurity Effectively to the Board
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Communicating Cybersecurity Effectively to the Board

Cybersecurity has always been an unsought after investment like insurance – only useful when something bad happens. And It’s always been challenging for security leaders to communicate the value of cybersecurity investments to boards and peers. Everybody in an organization has their own perspective when it comes to cybersecurity, and that’s the reason that security […]

How to create a resilient economic environment post COVID crisis. Some insights from Italy.
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How to create a resilient economic environment post COVID crisis. Some insights from Italy.

Time has run out (San Paolo Apostol letter to Corinthians). We really need to act now if we want to reshape the society and economy of our European countries and prepare a more resilient and sustainable economic environment for our future generations. “This crisis could be an historic opportunity to rethink and develop new business […]

Effective Policy Management Through the Crisis and Beyond
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Effective Policy Management Through the Crisis and Beyond

The COVID-19 pandemic is challenging organizations across the globe to operate in a new paradigm that is changing almost on a daily basis. Business leaders are having to make decisions to best deliver on customer commitments without compromising on employee well-being. Whether it’s banks, hospitals, manufacturers, or retailers, they are all relooking into their policies […]

Our COVID-19 Digital World Heightens the Need for Cyber Vigilance
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Our COVID-19 Digital World Heightens the Need for Cyber Vigilance

In this “New Normal” of COVID-19, where we rely more than ever on the digital world of virtual meetings and get-togethers, online shopping and delivery alerts, tele-medicine visits and triage – our security and cyber teams are on high alert to protect both regulated and sensitive data. Ordinarily, most security and cyber teams patrol and […]

Through the GRC Lens – April 2020
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Through the GRC Lens – April 2020

Has “work-from-home” opened the door to more cyber-attacks? In the last few months, the COVID-19 pandemic redefined risk management, forced businesses to review their cyber-attack mitigation strategies to understand the gaps in their approach to cybersecurity. Today, the world seems to be gradually re-emerging from the crisis and getting a grip on understanding the aftermath. […]

In the rush toward tech tools to manage COVID-19, societal and ethical risks must be center stage
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In the rush toward tech tools to manage COVID-19, societal and ethical risks must be center stage

We are in a defining moment. The global coronavirus pandemic has now affected three million people globally, and the world is desperately seeking ways to manage its toll on society. The speed and depth of the pandemic is forcing us to adopt drastic crisis management strategies. Using data-driven technologies, artificial intelligence (AI) and health tech […]