Security Alignment, Optimization, and Maturity

  Overview: If you’re like me you either played Whack-A-Mole as a child or with your children or grandchildren. As we know the challenge was to be ready to whack the mole when its’ head popped up in one of several holes in front of us. In a way some companies play a version of

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Ethics: Don’t Reward Bad Behavior

Golden Parachute The CEO of United Airlines and two other senior executives stepped down in September of 2015 in the midst of a federal corruption probe and potential violations of the company’s code of ethics. Subsequently, CNBC reported that the United board of directors granted the CEO a $4.9 million termination settlement plus 60,000 shares of

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The Costs of Operational Risk

Operational Risk The Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) refers to operational risk as the “risk of loss resulting from inadequate or failed processes, people and systems, or from external events”. The definition excludes strategic, financial, and market risks. Operational risk is not always clearly understood, and there are often questions about what these inadequate

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