Category Archives: GRC

Are Regulators Finally Catching up to the Monopoly of Tech Giants?
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Are Regulators Finally Catching up to the Monopoly of Tech Giants?

Rising global concerns over the concentration of power in the hands of Silicon Valley giants do not seem to have dimmed the tech hub’s ambitions. But with the problems now growing too big to ignore, are regulators gaining momentum? Silicon Valley’s New Offering While Silicon Valley’s leading tech companies may have had many differences in […]

GRC Isn’t Just about the Mitigation of Risk, but about the Preservation of Trust
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GRC Isn’t Just about the Mitigation of Risk, but about the Preservation of Trust

8 Key Takeaways from the GRC Summit 2018 – London The GRC Summit on Nov 12-13, 2018 provided a forum for business and government leaders from around the world to discuss, debate, and learn about the latest trends and best practices in GRC. Based on the theme “Preserve. Protect. Perform,” the summit featured a range […]

Through the GRC Lens: October
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Through the GRC Lens: October

Google’s failure to disclose a data breach, California’s tough new laws on corporate governance and net neutrality, and Silicon Valley’s #MeToo — here’s a round-up of October’s top GRC news headlines. Google Fails to Disclose a Data Breach At the height of Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal, when the social media giant faced widespread backlash for […]

Uber’s Big Win and The Curious Case of Silicon Valley’s Corporate Culture
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Uber’s Big Win and The Curious Case of Silicon Valley’s Corporate Culture

June 2018 offered startling lessons in governance and compliance Silicon Valley has of late faced an important concern – increased scrutiny from regulators over its business practices. This June, some of the Valley’s tech giants, including Uber, Google, and Intel faced questions around their ethics and principles which revealed interesting aspects of Silicon Valley’s corporate […]

“Why Excel is just not good enough” – Part 1
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“Why Excel is just not good enough” – Part 1

I was on a call the other week with the Enterprise Risk Manager of a relatively sizable multi-national corporation (over 20,000 employees across a few hundred locations on nearly every continent), and she said something that got me thinking. She said, “For us, right now – Excel is good enough.” I responded by saying that […]

Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology: Is This the Synergy That Will Re-shape the Future of the Financial World?
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Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology: Is This the Synergy That Will Re-shape the Future of the Financial World?

Blockchain needs no introduction. It has given rise to many benefits such as “keyless” signature systems and the ability to track thanksgiving turkeys from farm-to-table. But arguably, the most disruptive manifestation of blockchain technology is cryptocurrency. While the idea of having a digital currency that can be created by anyone, freely sourced, and unregulated by […]