Technology risk management


Financier Worldwide Magazine

August 2017 Issue

Concurrent with the escalating technological innovation that envelops today’s business world is the level of risk that accompanies it – risk that has the capacity to severely compromise the substantial benefits that technology brings. Therefore, the effective management of risk – which can include cyber security and threats posed by the Internet of Things (IoT), among others – is a rising business priority for organisations. When considered in the context of an ever-more stringent regulatory environment, companies need to vastly improve their oversight of the risks they face and the actions required to manage them.

FORUM: Best practices in data loss prevention

FW moderates a discussion on best practices in data loss prevention between Allen Allison at American Express Global Business Travel, Olivier Haas at Jones Day, Jonathan C. Trull at Microsoft, and Jami Mills Vibbert at Venable LLP.

Next generation of risk management meets the next generation of IT solutions

ZoneFox Introductions can be awkward and by anyone’s measure the latest meeting between security technology and global cyber attacks – Wannacry and NotPetya – left some businesses’ infrastructure in tatters. Powered by publicly disclosed nation-state...

Cyber risk frameworks as a tool for improving cyber resilience

MinterEllison Cyber security seems to be the topic of the moment, and rightly so. The systemic risk associated with a critical infrastructure organisation such as a financial institution being compromised is enormous. With the prevailing view of cyber security as an...

The danger within – tackling insider threats in the financial services sector

Huntsman Security Recent high profile cyber security attacks have dominated the business agenda. With high profile business and customer data up for grabs, not to mention the opportunity to disrupt or defraud a business, the financial services sector makes...

Developing a compliance strategy to meet data privacy regulations

DWF LLP The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on 25 May 2018, replacing the UK Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA). In her speech on 21 June 2017, the Queen confirmed that the UK intends to comply with GDPR post-Brexit by...

Addressing the dark web challenge in the boardroom

RepKnight If you are part of a board of directors, and cyber security is not on your agenda at the moment, you are putting your entire company in jeopardy. While cyber security may not directly help you grow revenue or improve profit margins, it is worth...

The increasing importance of effective cyber security diligence in corporate transactions

DLA Piper LLP Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner Mary Meeker’s extensive ‘2017 Internet Trends’ report reflects that the category of online advertising and e-commerce is growing and is increasingly measurable, with data increasingly actionable...

Technology risks in sourcing

Kemp Little LLP The risk landscape of sourcing contracts has shifted in recent years, with a fundamental change to the factors that are driving businesses to outsource and an awareness of the implications of getting it wrong from a regulatory perspective. An increased...

Risks associated with use of social media

Sheridans Social media provides a unique opportunity for businesses to promote their brand, and interact and connect directly with customers and potential customers. However, the instant, informal and public nature of social media brings with it numerous...


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