The CEO and data risks or why create a CRO (Chief Risk Officer)?

Original article published in French on Benoit Grenier’s blog In my last articles “CEO’s and The Blind spot of Cybercrimes” and “CEOs and cybercrimes, the solutions” I presented: many types of risk which confront organizations today; the communication problems between the CEO and the CIO; the perception problems CEO’s have when it comes to cybercrimes;…

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CEO CIO CRO Communication Dilemma concerning CyberSecurity

Please find below some articles and links to better understand the challenge. CEO Our biggest blindspots as CEOs https://m.signalvnoise.com/our-biggest-blindspots-as-ceos-5c1bdab8347c#.nwnk0qu4b What every CEO needs to know about cybersecurity: A background paper By Ray Boisvert President and CEO I-SEC Integrated Strategies http://www.ceocouncil.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/What-Every-CEO-Must-Know-Cyber-April-4-2014-Final.pdf Cybersecurity Questions for CEOs https://www.us-cert.gov/sites/default/files/publications/DHS-Cybersecurity-Questions-for-CEOs.pdf Why CEOs Are Failing Cybersecurity, And How To Help Them…

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CEO, CyberCrimes and Solutions

English version now online See Original post in French. Click here: Les CEO et les cybercrimes, les solutions Dans mon récent article Les CEO et l’angle mort des cybercrimes, j’expliquais que les grands patrons avaient un problème de perception quant à la gravité des risques informatiques qui les entourent, qu’ils pourraient désormais être tenus responsables des conséquences de…

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CEO’s and the Blind Spot of Cybercrimes

Original article published in French on Benoit Grenier’s blog For the past several years, I have heard of or been involved in a growing number of events which have been, or could have been, catastrophic for the organizations involved. Examples would be: a natural resources company, which fell victim to a group of ecological activists…

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Are you Cyber-Ready?

Despite cyber security being one of the top three global economic concerns in most developed countries, it continues to be sidelined by most companies. Cybercrime costs over USD$445 billion globally and the figures continue to rise, expected to exceed $1 trillion by 2021. With increasing digitization and interconnectedness of networks, cyber dependence is becoming a…

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Importance and Benefits of Cyber Security

  We’re entering a progressively networked world where information is being shared at lightning speeds and the IT infrastructure is intricately interconnected. From businesses to government and military affairs, cyber security is the top most concern for all. The absence of adequate protection may yield drastic consequences for all parties involved. Statistics Check If you…

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How Employees Intensify Cyber Risk?

Cyber risk is a prevalent issue for businesses everywhere. It is the second most reported economic crime affecting 32% of organizations. The current state of cyber security offers a miserable picture of security professionals attempting and failing to secure their networks. All companies follow their own unique cyber security strategies that are inadequate by all…

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