Cybergovernance Journal Update – 12/9/16

by | Dec 9, 2016

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Google v. 23andMe: Which Approach to Cyber Risk Oversight is Better?

LinkedIn Pulse, Dec. 6
How do you measure how well your organization handles cyber risk? How healthy is your organization’s approach to cybersecurity governance?

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Cyber Insurance Market to Reach $14B by 2022

CXO, Dec. 6
The global cyber insurance market is expected to generate $14 billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of nearly 28% from 2016 to 2022. Companies of all sizes tend to purchase cyber insurance policies, owing to legal developments…

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Cybersecurity Culture Shift Is More Than People

Federal News Radio, Dec. 7
Earlier this week a presidential commission told agencies they need to make cybersecurity a core function in the next administration, but getting there is easier said than done. The government is still constantly inundated with cyberattacks and the weakest link is not the computers, but the humans using them…

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Cyber Privacy, Law and Governance Spotlighted After U.S. Election

Brink News, Dec. 5
Who is liable when information privacy is not adequately protected? Will users of information services continue to accept lengthy and legally complex liability language typical of most online privacy policies? Will users be able to manage or control the privacy of their information themselves in coming years?

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Cyber Risks in M&A

Financier Worldwide, December
The value of any deal can drop sharply if, after the deal is finalized, disclosure of a past or ongoing data breach surfaces. Potential buyers need to sufficiently investigate the cyber health and safety of the target company before acquiring it…

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Deloitte Survey: Companies Expect IP Theft to Rise

TechCrunch, Oct. 25
Only 10% of professionals thought cybertheft of IP would be most likely perpetrated by nation-states and only 12% thought it would be most likely perpetrated by activist organizations, despite the popularity of shows like Mr. Robot that popularize that idea…

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