Category: Risk Management

The Disturbing Implications of Shareholders as Business Conscience

When Shareholders are the last line of defense against bad business behavior, something is profoundly wrong.

Keeping Employees with Lean Budgets

When budgets get tight, it is very easy to make penny wise, pound foolish mistakes with employees. Handling the situation strategically can help you turn the situation around and keep your employees.

Crisis and the Tipping Point

Every position I have taken in my professional life has been in a crisis for the organization or the department. Each of these represent a major challenge, but I have also found that they present the best opportunity to have the greatest impact.

Stay In Control Of Your Cybersecurity

You should respect users for their knowledge, but also remember that they are not the cybersecurity experts...that distinction belongs to you.

Are Users Your Weakest Link?

For a truly effective cybersecurity program, you must include your users and address their varying levels of cybersecurity awareness.

The Benefits of an Eeyore at Work

Today's business world is not only obsessed with creating optimistic employees, business should not make it a mission to eradicate all of the Eeyores from your workplace.

Ransomware Threat? Take Control of Your Risk

There is a new approach called Behavioral Analysis, which instead of trying to identify the threat based on specific signatures or coding looks to what kinds of activities are being done in the system. But you need user behavior changes to help mitigate your risk too!

Hospitals: It’s Time To Back It Up

This year 14 hospitals have already been the victims of a ransomware hack which left their network crippled and in some cases forcing them to turn away patients.

Ransomware and Backdoors

If I were a betting person, I venture to guess that the dominating conversation of the HIMSS 2016 conference attendees won't be to anything presented at the conference...it will be current events.

Is Medical Cybersecurity a Victim of The Skills Gap?

Make no mistake, a skills gap has always existed between what employers want and the skills that employees bring into the company or industry; the difference is in how employers are responding to that gap.