Are You Concerned or Committed? The Difference in Outcomes is Staggering.

Pilots choose a course of actions and follow procedures for navigation dependent upon conditions. They follow Visual Flight Rules (VFR) or Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) as circumstances dictate. A pilot can fly VFR if conditions are unobstructed but will navigate by IFR if there is any chance that conditions might change (IFR is suitable for VFR conditions-the reverse is not true). The struggle for many organizations today is that they are following the equivalent of VFR for cyber when IFR is required. The equivalent of navigating by IFR for today’s digital businesses is Active Cyber Governance.Continue reading

Get Your Genius On

Cybersecurity threats exploit the increased complexity of business-critical information and infrastructure systems. It is an omnipresent and ever-evolving hazard that extends from enterprise-to-enterprise, rippling out into the economy. And it doesn’t end there. Continue reading

The Cyber Quandary Curve

Organizations remain concerned about cybersecurity and cyber resiliency—the protection of sensitive data and the availability of their information systems. Company’s digital landscapes are continuing to expand to maintain relevance and competitive advantage—creating a larger attack vector, at the same time the cyber threat landscape is rapidly changing and advancing. The dilemma is that the technology controls implemented today to address the threat landscape quickly become inadequate. That dilemma, let’s call it the Cyber-Quandary Curve, is a new operating reality for organizations.Continue reading

Matching IT Resources to Business Mission

Governance distilled down to its simplest form is matching resources to business mission. Within the context of a business enterprise, effective governance provides guidance, line-of-sight and alignment between business activities, mission and goals—especially in times of significant change when business and industry alter direction.Continue reading