Cybergovernance Journal Update – 8/26/16

by | Aug 26, 2016

Lax cybersecurity practices are increasingly becoming more of a liability for companies. Rather than being forced to by law or threat of legal action by stockholders and customers, a proactive company can get ahead of the coming regulatory curve.

Six Ways Directors Can Move Organizations to Cyber Maturity

Cybergovernance Journal, Aug. 22
An excellent article recently posted on The National Defense Industrial Association site articulates the risk that cybersecurity represents to corporate boards. Highlighting those risks reveals the pivotal role directors can play in moving an organization to cyber maturity.

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VIDEO: How Agencies Are Meeting Their Aggressive Cybersecurity Goals

Fedscoop, Aug. 23
Greg Otto spoke with Government Matters host Francis Rose Sunday about the takeaways from the first series of agency reports mandated by the Cybersecurity Act of 2015. He also joined the federal roundtable to discuss the fallout of National Security Agency-linked cyber weapons that were leaked on the internet…

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No Company is an Island

SC Magazine, Aug. 12
Most critically – as the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cyber-security Framework lays out – cyber-security must not just be an afterthought. It should be firmly built in to the risk management process, not simply bolted on afterwards…

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Cybersecurity Market Report

Cybersecurity Ventures, Q3 2016
We anticipate 12-15 percent year-over-year growth through 2021, compared to the 8-10 percent projected over the next five years by several industry analysts… By 2020, we expect IT analysts covering cybersecurity will be predicting five-year spending forecasts (to 2025) at well over $1 trillion…

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The Three Biggest Mistakes in Cybersecurity

Information Management, Aug. 23
Cyber security doesn’t happen in isolation. It is not a set check list. It is dynamic, adjusting strategy to risk, asset value, and controls. As market conditions change, as company goals change, and as technology changes, so will the cyber security strategy…

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Latest Data Breach Settlement Illustrates Need for Companies to Prioritize Cybersecurity

Data Privacy Monitor, Aug. 24
Besides the obvious lesson of complying with state data breach notification laws where applicable, the other important lesson is that companies must carefully evaluate how they market the privacy and security of their e-commerce platforms…

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