When Executives Ignore Security Policies

Posted : 05-19-2016

A new study finds that a surprisingly high percentage of IT executives—45 percent—knowingly circumvent organizational security policies, and many have even successfully hacked their own or another organization. IT decision-makers between the ages of 18 and 44 demonstrate a "much more cavalier" toward IT... Read More »

How Security Laws Inhibit Information Sharing

Posted : 05-10-2016

A new report finds that although there is a need for actionable threat intelligence and information-sharing worldwide, significant obstacles exist because of data privacy and protection and national security laws. The result is a chilling effect on cross-border cooperation that must be addressed. In that spirit, the... Read More »

Setting the Right Tone for Risk Management

Posted : 05-09-2016

Without one person in an organization responsible for managing third-party risk, companies face a serious barrier to achieving effective third-party risk management, according to a new study. The study, "Tone at the Top and Third-Party Risk," was conducted by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Shared Assessments, a... Read More »

Why Taking Security Risks Is Vital to Business Growth

Posted : 05-05-2016

CIOs and business executives need to have open dialogue about how to strike a balance between acceptable security risk and reward. Read More »

Best Practices for Social Media Archiving

Posted : 05-04-2016

Organizations that do not archive content from social media platforms face significant and growing risks from their inaction, according to a white paper by Osterman Research. Twenty-six percent of organizations have had to produce content-free discovery from their enterprise social media platform, according to the paper,... Read More »