Why is data particularly at risk within the finance function? And what can finance leaders do to ensure it is protected? In Finance Derivative, Steph Charbonneau, of Vera by HelpSystems, looks at the data security best practices required to secure valuable data.
Third party risk is certainly not new. But in our hyper-collaborative economy, it’s rapidly rising in significance. The greatest data loss risk occurs when content moves outside an organization’s direct control. Writing in Security Boulevard, Steph Charbonneau, Senior Director for Data Security at HelpSystems, explains how organizations can manage and control this risk without paralyzing their ability to do business.
The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal is announcing the second round of its 2021 Women in Business honorees, including executives from large corporations and entrepreneurs who have launched startups. See the list of second round honorees here: https://bizj.us/1qb234
The security concerns about cloud infrastructure that shadowed the technology from its nascent stages have largely dissipated as cloud adoption has spread and security has improved. While even public cloud infrastructure is now far more secure, data in the cloud is unfortunately still vulnerable due to a different challenge – misconfiguration.
A Yahoo News investigative report concludes that Russia’s SVR foreign intelligence service developed the disinformation that US Democratic National Committee data director Seth Rich was murdered to cover up corruption by then-Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
While there is much discussion about the data security and privacy risks created by third parties, another source of risk can be significant but overlooked: that from fourth parties – those vendors that your vendors use – who may be integral players in your mission fulfillment but who are beyond your direct contractual oversight.