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As Cyber Insurance Claims Soar, Businesses Need to Demonstrate a Standard of Care

Hardly a day goes by without the emergence of a disturbing new trend in cyber crime or headline-grabbing hack. Hackers are getting smarter and threat vectors are constantly evolving. The escalating threat is forcing businesses to file more

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New Study: Organizations Struggle to Manage Cyber Risk in Their Supply Chains

A new report from McKinsey & Company sheds light on something we’ve known for many years – organizations are struggling to make significant progress in managing cybersecurity risk in their supply chains.

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NERC CIP-013-1: Effective Date, Preparation Strategies, & Impact

The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) has developed a new set of cybersecurity standards designed to help power and utility (P&U) companies limit their exposure to third-party cyber risks and preserve the reliability...

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Software Risk Management: 3 Tips for Project & Product Managers

The development and deployment of software applications is inherently risky; a number of things can go wrong both during development and after launch. Project and product managers must stay aware of risks coming from a variety of areas,...

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What Is Digital Supply Chain Management?

You may have heard the term “digital supply chain management” being used to describe an emerging business function. But what exactly is a digital supply chain, and how is one supposed to manage it?

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5 Essential Tools for Supply Chain Risk Management

While all areas of risk management involve blind spots, supply chain risk management might be the murkiest. To be effective in this field, risk professionals must account for risks from a wide variety of sources, from bad password...

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3 Surprising Ways Supply Chain Cybersecurity Can Impact Retailers

Retail operations, whether in-store or online, rely on a long chain of connections between third parties. When attackers target one of these third parties, they can wreak havoc on the supply chain, affecting business operations up and down...

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The Impact of Target’s Data Breach Throughout the Partner Ecosystem

Many of the facts surrounding the Target breach still remain unclear, even as details continue to emerge publicly. We still don’t know what the final tally of breached organizations will be, but the list keeps growing. In addition to who...

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