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May 30
2010

The three biggest risks you face

Posted by SherylNash01 in risksIT Securitygovernment regulationsFCPAcareer/managementbribery

SherylNash01

What will cost CFOs' the most sleep in the second half of the year? Risk experts say corruption abroad, information security and government regulation are most likely to keep you awake.

The US isn't the only  country cracking down on bribery and other forms of corporate corruption in foreign markets. Consider the UK, where a new law takes effect later this year. Like the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of the US, it applies to any company doing business in the country, but the UK law is broader and easier to trigger, experts say.

Nov 12
2009

Hackers welcome!

Posted by RedConn in John GoffIT Security

RedConn

The Obama Administration claims national computer security is one of its highest priorities. As proof, the Administration plans to establish a cybersecurity office in the White House. That office will be headed by a yet-to-be-appointed IT security czar. The President even went as far as to name October Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

Back in boardrooms across America, corporate executives are plenty aware of cybersecurity. Indeed, CEOs, CIOs, and CFOs are well aware that, on the whole, their cyber-networks are anything but secure.

A new survey reveals the extent of these concerns. Half of 1,900 corporate execs polled by Ernst & Young said improving information technology risk management is their top security concern for next year.

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