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Part Two: Managing Reputational Risk in an Era of the Unthinkable: The Brand Implications of Major Breaches in Physical and Information Security

Posted by Charles Plummer on Dec 21, 2017 10:18:00 AM

 

In the first part of this two-part series, we discussed how the reputational impact of major breaches in physical or information security can be managed to protect a company’s bottom line. This second part looks a little further ahead to evaluate how a company’s costs are impacted by such risks and can be managed to preserve profitability.

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Topics: Risk Management, Quantifying Risk, Brand Impact, reputational risk, enterprise risk management, Brand Value, Risk Impact

Part One: Managing Reputational Risk in an Era of the Unthinkable: The Brand Implications of Major Breaches in Physical and Information Security

Posted by Charles Plummer on Dec 20, 2017 1:06:49 PM

 

We live in an era of sometimes unfathomable risk.  From the November 2015 attacks in Paris that left 130 victims dead to the deep breach at Equifax that exposed 145 million consumers’ most intimate data, people, places, and companies are dealing with the unexpected every day, and one of the primary repercussions is to the integrity of their brands.

 

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Topics: Risk Management, Quantifying Risk, Brand Impact, reputational risk, enterprise risk management, Brand Value, Risk Impact

Here today, gone tomorrow?: Linking innovation and survival in large companies

Posted by Michel Gelobter on Dec 19, 2017 8:15:00 AM

 

In the past 100 years, the average time a company spends on the S&P 500 index has shrunk from sixty-seven years to fifteen, and it’s getting shorter all the time. The key driver of this turnover is the way technology is shortening feedback loops. It’s possible, faster than ever before, to measure the impact of your actions, and the lean startup has been the most important manifestation of this phenomenon.

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Topics: Risk Management, increasing profit, decreasing costs, managing risk, innovation, learning

Learn from Yahoo’s Mistakes and Protect Against Third-Party Risks

Posted by Chris Vinding on Dec 28, 2016 5:00:00 AM

Recently, Yahoo announced an information breach of nearly one billion email accounts. Hackers infiltrated Yahoo’s system through ingenious routes such as, traversing multiple networks, and answering users’ security questions to access their accounts. The most astonishing part about this breach is that it occurred in 2013, yet the extent wasn’t made public until recently.

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Topics: Risk Management

How to Not Get Lost in the Clouds at AWS re:Invent

Posted by Marc Jaffrey on Nov 29, 2016 11:06:36 PM

Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent is the world’s largest global cloud computing conference with more than 400 sessions, plentiful hands-on labs, bootcamps and one-on-one engagements.

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Topics: Risk Management

One Thing to Know When You Go to the Cloud

Posted by Justin Suissa on Aug 12, 2016 7:15:31 AM

After seeing what the cloud offers - flexibility, elasticity, utility billing, reduced time to market - you’ve decided to make the leap and use it in your technology portfolio.

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Topics: Risk Management