Category Archives: Risk Management

Key Compliance Areas to Focus On: A 360-degree View
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Key Compliance Areas to Focus On: A 360-degree View

As the pandemic continues to batter right through into 2021 and businesses return to the next normal with vaccines making their way into our lives, staying on course with compliance becomes even more critical. Why so? Regulatory and Corporate compliance, closely tied to brand image and reputation, tops any organization’s priority today to steer clear […]

Improving Business Performance with Integrated Risk Management
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Improving Business Performance with Integrated Risk Management

Today, business leaders and risk managers are required to navigate an increasingly complex risk landscape that is evolving at a rapid pace. Economic, environmental, geopolitical, technological, and other factors and their growing interdependencies are resulting in an ever-changing and expanding risk environment, making risk management extremely challenging. The current volatile operating environment has questioned the […]

Lessons Learned from the FireEye Breach
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Lessons Learned from the FireEye Breach

The recent FireEye breach is perhaps the most significant cybersecurity headline of 2020, with one of the leading advanced threat detection vendors falling victim to an apparent state-sponsored attack. As new details of the breach unfold, the nexus between cybersecurity and risk management become increasingly evident, forming the basis of several lessons learned. Third Party […]

What to Know about California’s New Privacy Act
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What to Know about California’s New Privacy Act

Without question, 2020 has been an interesting year, and with so much attention paid to the recent U.S. Presidential election, it is easy to overlook an important ballot initiative, Proposition 24, which effectively replaces the relatively new California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). For businesses that buy, share or utilize California resident data, this is big. […]

Re-shore, Offshore, Automate, Risk calibration – managing global workforces and supply chains during the COVID-19 pandemic
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Re-shore, Offshore, Automate, Risk calibration – managing global workforces and supply chains during the COVID-19 pandemic

While businesses around the globe struggle to survive, business resiliency will be tested by a corporation’s agility to align with changing demand, supply chains, work force, policies and regulations, to name a few – the biggest disruption of the 21st century. The overarching metric in this world of “unknown unknowns” is a corporation’s ability to […]

Social immunity and resilience:  Lessons from the world of insects
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Social immunity and resilience: Lessons from the world of insects

I have been always fascinated by the social behavior of ants and bees. Their capacity to adapt and create sustainable colonies in the most disparate environments has demonstrated a major differentiator among other species where the social collaboration has not been developed. During these past weeks of lockdown, I have been rediscovering some books dedicated […]