Surveying Cybersecurity

July 15, 2019

Al Dominick, CEO of DirectorCorps, interviews key industry leaders about the latest cyber threats, and how corporate leaders can work with the government once a data breach has occurred.

Healthcare’s Cyber Fortress Looks Ill

July 15, 2019 Healthcare Cyber

Healthcare is one of the most heavily regulated industries, which amplifies every little wart and blemish. Laws such as HIPPA and HITECH in the U.S. require companies to report every ransomware incident as a data breach, even if no data was confirmed stolen .

The Next Big Cyber Threat That Could Endanger Everyone

July 9, 2019 All Industries Cyber

The next major cyber threat isn’t in the healthcare industry. It isn’t banking, either, thanks in part to both of those industries’ strict regulations. Manufacturing is undergoing a transformation that will increase risk in that industry, so is that the next major area at risk of cyber threats?

The Other Side of Automation for Oil and Gas

May 6, 2019 Energy Cyber

The very technology that helped the oil and gas industry gain efficiency is now creating additional risks. The Internet of Things, IoT, which refers to the growing inter-connectedness of devices, has helped the oil and gas industry to monitor its operations. But with so many connected devices, cyber thieves have greater access to hack into a company’s system undetected and wreak havoc, financially, reputationally, and operationally.

2019 Proxy Season: Achtung Baby

April 30, 2019 All Industries Activism

Another proxy season is underway—leaders beware. Although the usual concerns of corporate governance, executive compensation and regulatory disclosures abound, new, specific worries sit under each of those umbrellas. Under compensation, one proxy advisory firm has a new way to evaluate compensation metrics. Within the disclosure realm, the optics of pay ratio disclosure will continue to create flashy headlines in 2019. Approach with caution.