Cyber Security

Every company in the world now sits on a trove of customer data that would’ve been unimaginable mere years ago, but that data comes with tremendous responsibility: lax data security is essentially inviting hackers to take advantage of your customers. Ethical companies know they owe it to their clients and customers to protect them, and our contributors will discuss how.

The Power of Information and Business of Ethical Responsibility

By |2017-01-15T20:43:06+00:00April 25th, 2016|Cyber Security|

Veta T. Richardson is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), and sets the strategy for the world’s largest network of in-house counsel. With more than 40,000 members employed by over 10,000 organizations in 85 countries, ACC connects its members to each other and to the people and resources necessary ...

An Intro to Board Portals–Make Good Governance Easier

By |2017-01-15T20:43:07+00:00April 14th, 2016|Cyber Security|

Make 2016 the Year Your Board Goes Digital: If you haven’t heard already, electronic board portals can drastically transform the way board materials are produced and consumed. Thousands of organizations around the world have kicked paper packs and emailed PDFs to the curb and made the lives of both administrators and directors much easier ...

Editor’s Picks: Top News Around the Web

By |2017-01-15T20:43:08+00:00February 26th, 2016|Cyber Security|

Here’s our latest look at what’s new and interesting in the world of ethics, compliance and corporate governance around the web. This week, the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) and the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) released its “Compliance and Ethics Hot Topics for 2016” report, which identified top issues for ethics and ...

Informal Discovery Through Social Media: Ethical Considerations

By |2017-01-15T20:43:08+00:00February 25th, 2016|Cyber Security|

By: Robert Keeling, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP and Nicholas Giles, Associate, Sidley Austin LLP. For corporate defendants, informal discovery can be a powerful litigation tool.  Without the costs, delays, and procedural hurdles that accompany formal discovery, attorneys can uncover critical facts that may dramatically alter the course of a case.  Informal discovery is nothing new; ...

Editor’s Picks: Top News Around the Web

By |2017-01-15T20:43:08+00:00February 19th, 2016|Cyber Security|

Here’s our latest look at what’s new and interesting in the world of ethics, compliance and corporate governance around the web. This issue of data privacy is once again in the spotlight. Apple dominated the headlines this week after the company’s Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook made an unprecedented move to fight a court order ...

Overcoming the Compliance Challenge of Data Collection

By |2017-01-15T20:43:09+00:00January 27th, 2016|Compliance & Ethics, Cyber Security|

A top concern for many compliance departments is collecting and aggregating data that will help measure the effectiveness of a compliance program. The real challenge, however, is creating a centralized process to track and report on compliance efforts. A recent survey produced by Convercent, a provider of compliance management and analytics software, in partnership with ...

Cybersecurity Among the Top Risks Confronting Boards

By |2017-01-15T20:43:09+00:00January 25th, 2016|Boards & Governance, Cyber Security|

The main drivers behind reputational risks are cybersecurity and social media but it seems that directors are not taking much action to prepare and manage these risks, according to a recent report by consulting firm EisnerAmper. About 70 percent of survey respondents see cybersecurity as a “devastating risk”, while more than 95 percent of companies ...

Big Data, Big Responsibility – Michael A. Brown, President & CEO for Symantec

By |2019-12-31T17:20:25+00:00October 8th, 2015|***Ethisphere Magazine, Compliance & Ethics, Cyber Security|

Michael A. Brown, President & CEO for Symantec discusses how to protect your most valuable asset. By Michael Brown As business leaders, we’re faced with a challenge around protecting our most valuable asset: information. How do we instill trust and confidence across our teams while making it easy to conduct business internally and with customers, ...