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RSM US: Aligning Your Board, Your Strategy and Your Technology

By: Brad Steppig, Director, RSM US

By |2017-08-24T21:03:49+00:00March 21st, 2017|Privacy & Cyber Security|

Editor's note: This article was originally published on RSM US LLP. Click here to view to the original.  In the following article, Brad Steppig, Director, Technology and Management Consulting at RSM explores how a 3-year technology plan helps control risk and drives growth.  Regulators have required financial institutions to develop technology plans for several years. Read More

EU Watchdog Probes Facebook-WhatsApp Data Policies

By: The Ethisphere Institute

By |2017-01-15T20:42:58+00:00September 11th, 2016|Privacy & Cyber Security|

Margrethe Vestager EU Competition Commissioner is placing a renewed focus on Facebook’s privacy-policy in light of new changes announced last month that will enable the social network and Instagram photo-sharing site to pull data from WhatsApp, Bloomberg reported. In October 2014, the social network giant won approval from the EU competition authority to move forward with Read More

Cybersecurity: Is Your Board Leading by Example?

By: Diligent

By |2017-01-15T20:43:03+00:00June 21st, 2016|Privacy & Cyber Security|

This webcast was created by our partners at Diligent, the leading provider of secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions for boards and senior executives. For more information visit Below are some highlights from the webcast: Cybersecurity: Is your board leading by example? Diligent host: Good morning everyone. Thanks for taking the time to join today’s Watch Now

The Power of Information and Business of Ethical Responsibility

By: Veta T. Richardson, ACC

By |2017-01-15T20:43:06+00:00April 25th, 2016|Privacy & 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 Read More

An Intro to Board Portals–Make Good Governance Easier

By: Diligent Corporation

By |2017-01-15T20:43:07+00:00April 14th, 2016|Privacy & 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 Watch Now

Editor’s Picks: Top News Around the Web

By |2017-01-15T20:43:08+00:00February 26th, 2016|Privacy & 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 Read More

Informal Discovery Through Social Media: Ethical Considerations

By |2017-01-15T20:43:08+00:00February 25th, 2016|Privacy & 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; Read More

Editor’s Picks: Top News Around the Web

By |2017-01-15T20:43:08+00:00February 19th, 2016|Privacy & 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 Read More

Overcoming the Compliance Challenge of Data Collection

By |2017-01-15T20:43:09+00:00January 27th, 2016|Ethics & Compliance Programs, Privacy & 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 Read More

Cybersecurity Among the Top Risks Confronting Boards

By |2017-01-15T20:43:09+00:00January 25th, 2016|Board Oversight & Governance, Privacy & 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 Read More

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