Tagged: chief information security officer

The Convergence of Cybersecurity, Compliance, and Enterprise Risk Management

When you survey business leaders on significant risks, they invariably cite cybersecurity as number one and anti-corruption as number two.  For global businesses, this makes total sense.  Cyber-crime damage is estimated to hit $6 trillion annually by 2021, according to a study by Cybersecurity Ventures (here).  Information security and prevention are now required to protect a company from serious financial and operational harm. We are...

Cyber Security Compliance: The Role of the CCO

For years, cyber security has been the province of IT specialist and technicians. Those days are long gone. If you ask a Board of Directors to identify a company’s most significant risk – cyber security is tops. That is no big surprise. When you consider the consequences of a cyber intrusion or a more likely breach, companies suffer serious reputational and financial harm. Directors, senior...