With growing executive demand for changes to cybersecurity processes and awareness comes inherent challenges to an organization. To set the stage, the NotPetya attacks on Moeller-Maersk shipping company took them offline for ten days. Jim Haggemann Snabe, the Chairman, describes the heroic efforts to get 45,000 PCs and 2,500 servers back and up and running (see video) proves that ransomware attacks or never before seen attacks can have tremendous impact on business operations.
Discussions on privacy laws have taken front and center in recent weeks as European Union (EU) member states begin enforcing the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) on May 25, 2018. As we have been discussing for a while, there is confusion as data collectors try to figure out the impact of this legislation. There is no question that large, multi-national corporations will have to comply and many of these corporations are already in compliance. However, with this deadline just around the corner, smaller companies that do not actively target EU residents are struggling with how this legislation impacts them.
Anders Norremo, CEO of ThirdPartyTrust, had the pleasure of moderating a panel at the OnRamp Insurance Conference on Thursday April 12th, 2018. The panelist included Mia Boom-Ibes, Fawaz Rasheed, Steve Timmerman, and Tammy Kocher. They all gave great insight to how cybersecurity is shaping the insurance industry.
We will explore questions surrounding the New York Department of Financial Services Cyber Regulation, next-generation technologies and the biggest needs from these organizations.
While the entire world is seemingly melting with the terrifying onslaught of the enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR…coming to a theater near you on May 25th, 2018) there remains a significant amount of mis-information, confusion, and utter chaos within some of the world’s largest corporations (HQ’d outside of the EU) and on social media regarding the continued use of trusted third parties in support of business operations…especially, those companies not too experienced with heavily regulated environments such as banking, insurance, and other financial services.
The Ponemon Institute recently rolled out there second annual study of Data Risk in the Third-Party Ecosystem. The study aims to understand trends in the challenges companies face in protecting sensitive and confidential information shared with third parties and 4th party vendors.