Cyber Security vs Resilience: The Board’s Role

Dateline: February 23, 2018 Welcome to our Friday WRAP – one thought-provoking idea to think about over the weekend. Cybersecurity is a business concern that must be addressed at every level of the organization.  To keep an organization secure requires awareness, understanding and actions by employees, managers and executives.   Increasingly Board of Directors are addressing cybersecurity … [Read more...]

Boards Are Interested in Cybersecurity Too

Dateline: September 29, 2017 Welcome to our Friday WRAP – one thought-provoking idea to think about over the weekend. With all the media attention focused on recent cyber events, it's no wonder our Boards are getting involved.  Certainly a catastrophic event such as Equifax experienced recently shows Board leaders that a large vulnerability might exist in their company.  Making sure these … [Read more...]

Cybersecurity In The Boardroom

Dateline: January 13, 2017 Welcome to our Friday WRAP – one thought-provoking idea to think about over the weekend. Cybersecurity has become a boardroom topic now that executives realize how devastating a breach can be.  Recently, Information Management published an article, Why Cybersecurity Leapt From the Basement to the Boardroom, reporting that spending on cybersecurity is up about 8% … [Read more...]

The Board of Directors’ Expectations of IT

What does the Board of Directors (BOD) expect from IT?  Recently my friend and mentor, Dr. James Cash, published a blog in the HBR  blog network, A Board Director's Perspective on What IT Has to Get Right,  outlining 4 things: 1.  Generating Top-Line Growth-Every discussion on the role of IT and CIOs should start with the question: "What are the potential uses of this technology that will … [Read more...]

The Board of Directors Expectations of IT

Dateline: September 6, 2013 Welcome to our Friday WRAP – one thought-provoking idea to think about over the weekend. What does the Board of Directors (BOD) expect from IT?  Recently my friend and mentor, Dr. James Cash, published a blog in the HBR  blog network, A Board Director's Perspective on What IT Has to Get Right,  outlining 4 things: 1.  Generating Top-Line Growth-Every discussion on the … [Read more...]