Blog Posts Tagged with "Leadership"

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Infosec: Homer Simpson or George Washington?

November 28, 2011 Added by:Ali-Reza Anghaie

Consider three fields when pondering infosec strategies: Defense, Economics, and Healthcare. All three have grasped nonlinear preventative and swarm tactics in a way we would be wise to consider. And like infosec, all three also have snake oil salesmen and demons to satiate...

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Compliance: Telling the Board What it Needs to Know

November 03, 2011 Added by:Thomas Fox

In an article entitled “Telling Your Board What it Needs to Hear”, author Arielle Bikard discusses the views of Pfizer Inc’s Chief Compliance Officer (CCO), Douglas Lankler, on how he keeps the Pfizer Board of Directors up to date on compliance issues...

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Be An Information Security Green Beret

November 01, 2011 Added by:Chris Clymer

In Infosec, we have a lot of Rambos. We’re used to being looked to for answers, and we’re also used to being in the minority. There will always be more users, more IT staf, more “natives” who do not speak our language and who do not have a strong understanding of information security...

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Lean Knowledge Principles and Compliance Programs

October 24, 2011 Added by:Thomas Fox

The lean approach can be used in many of the process steps where documentation is the key. The discretion and expertise brought to bear in compliance programs can then be overlaid on this system. This approach can help a compliance department deliver a more robust compliance product...

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Ten Early Warning Signs of Fraud in the Enterprise

October 20, 2011 Added by:Headlines

“My first question is always to ask executives ‘do you really know how safe your own organization is?’ Some do reply confidently. Most do not. Fraud can happen anywhere, anytime, but it is relatively straightforward to deter or discover at an early stage with the right systems..."

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Utilizing the Corporate Secretary in Compliance Efforts

October 10, 2011 Added by:Thomas Fox

The Corporate Secretary sits at the intersection of the company where they can change the marketplace, and has to be informed about sustainability ethics and provide updates to the board, including CEOs, which provides an opportunity to shape an ethics and compliance program...

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Who Should Handle Serious Internal Investigations?

August 16, 2011 Added by:Thomas Fox

If a regulatory authority, such as the SEC or DOJ cannot rely on a company’s internal investigation, it may perform the investigation with its own personnel. Further, these regulators may believe that the company has engaged in a cover-up. This is certainly not the way to buy credibility...

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Four Questions to Start the Security Discussion

August 03, 2011 Added by:Brian McGinley

Intelligent businesses walk the security journey every day. Discussion prompts action, and I’ve found over my years in corporate management and data security that these four simple questions can often get the ball rolling...

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The Board of Directors and Compliance

August 02, 2011 Added by:Thomas Fox

While generally the role of a Board should be to keep really bad things from happening to a Company, once really bad things have occurred the Board needs to take charge and lead the effort to rectify the situation or perhaps even save the company...

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On Branding Your Enterprise Compliance Project

July 25, 2011 Added by:Thomas Fox

Even with the economy on the upswing, corporations being extremely conservative on funding, especially for departments which are viewed as more overhead than revenue generating. Project teams who embrace a brand mentality put themselves in a stronger position to achieve their goals...

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Plugging Breaches with Bureaucrats

July 21, 2011 Added by:Mike Meikle

Systems and software are designed by humans and there will be flaws that can be exploited. Plus, social engineering will always provide a path to compromising the most secure systems due to the fallibility of the human element. Legislation will not address these factors...

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Fostering Compliance Across Your Company

July 20, 2011 Added by:Thomas Fox

Without the support of top management, a compliance program is doomed to failure. This also means that the goals of compliance need to be incorporated into overall leadership goals. If goals are simply performance based, employees will understand that is what the company values...

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CIO: Throw Your Ego Out of the Window

June 15, 2011 Added by:Rahul Neel Mani

CIOs often don’t want to come out of their IT shell. Rather than thinking business, they get immersed into IT. Although a lot of CIOs do have those skills, but they don’t move away from IT. You need a lot of guts to get to the CEO’s position, it’s a totally different ballgame...

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Enterprise Information Technology: Skip the Sexy

May 16, 2011 Added by:Mike Meikle

If new technology is attached to a framework that is half-complete or stretched beyond capacity, then a public relations nightmare may be waiting. Consider the PlayStation Network breach. Basic management and security principles were ignored or half-implemented with disastrous consequences...

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Anonymous: Not So Headless or Immune to Insider Threats

May 10, 2011 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

This is a grand social experiment that is being played out on the Internet for all to see. No matter how many times the groups may claim that they are leaderless and merely a collective, Anonymous will by their very human and social natures gravitate toward a leadership modality...

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Anonymous: Herd Mentality or Convergence Theory Driven?

February 23, 2011 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

Anonymous has said many times that they are a headless organization. No matter how many times they make that claim, it is functionally impossible. There will always be a core group of individuals that will be leading an operation. Anonymous is predicated on an infrastructure that must be maintained...

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