mother nature

Mother Nature, The Ultimate Regulator

by Sabine Zimmer | March 12, 2020 | Business Continuity, Business Resiliency, Incident Reponse, Pandemic Planning

Headlines like “Coronavirus Outbreak,” “Killer Cyclone”, “Catastrophic Bushfires”, and “Deadly Earthquake” are happening with alarming and increasing frequency. Unfortunately what were “once-in-a-century disasters” are taking place with frightening regularity. Extreme weather, in ....

Vendor Exit Strategies

Wrestling with Vendor & Incident Response Management

May 18, 2016 | Business Continuity, Corporate Culture, Incident Reponse, Risk Management, Shared Assessments, Shared Assessments Summit, Third Party Risk, Third Party Risk Management, Tone at the Top

I’m sitting in the bleachers watching my sophomore son wrestle in an all-day varsity tournament. As the bodies tangle, each wrestler is looking to expose and act on their opponent’s vulnerability. As I thought about strategy I realized this process is similar to managing vendor risk. This we ....

incident managers

Building Best Practices for Incident Event Management Programs

December 21, 2015 | Best Practices, Briefing Paper, Incident Reponse, Risk Management, Third Party Risk Management

A meager 9% of incident management professionals rate their organization’s incident event management program as “very effective.” That’s just out of the 43% of organizations reporting that they even have a plan in place ((“Incident Response: How to Fight Back: A SANS Survey” Torres, A. S ....

Security Management Controls

Experts Predict Security and Privacy Trends for 2016

December 21, 2015 | Cybersecurity, Data, Data Breach, Incident Reponse, Internet of Things (IoT)

Originally posted by ID Experts Blog. Reposted with permission. 2015 was a challenging year for defenders of privacy and security. For the first time, cyber-attacks became the leading cause of data breaches, as indicated by several annual data breach studies, including the Fifth Annual Benchmark ....

Computer Security Incident Handling

Incident Response and Third Party Risk

December 9, 2015 | Business Continuity, Incident Reponse, Third Party Risk

Today, the Shared Assessments Program released a briefing paper titled Building Best Practices for Effective Monitoring of a Third Party’s Incident Event Management Program. The paper was developed out of great necessity, as it became clear that Program members needed additional guidance when man ....

Data Governance

The Dangers of Forgotten Data

December 1, 2015 | Big Data, Data, Data & Cybersecurity, Data Breach, Incident Reponse

Just about every business works with masses of data every day, much of which is used and then filed away and forgotten. Gartner calls this forgotten data “dark data,” and defines it as “information assets organizations collect, process and store during regular business activities, but generall ....

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