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A New Litmus Test for Board Directorships

Over the course of my career I’ve had the privilege to serve on numerous Boards of Directors of both public and private organizations. It’s a great honor to have the shareholders and stakeholders of an organization put trust in you, and fellow board members, to watch...

Making Sense of the NIST CSF

Of course, the whole point of a Doomsday Machine is lost, if you keep it a secret! Dr. Strangelove The Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (aka the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, aka the NIST CSF) offers security organizations a framework to...

Outrunning the Bear

A Cybersecurity Assessment Boards Actually Care About Boards and executives are becoming increasingly involved in cybersecurity planning and strategy discussions. This is a marked improvement over the last decade, much of which is due to media-catching headlines and...

Agenda Item #1 for the Next Board of Directors Meeting

A Duty of Care for Cybersecurity This past summer we witnessed various blue-chip firms like Maersk, Merck, FedEx and Mondelez, none of whom likely anticipated the reality of a major cyber event, all declare major impacts on operations and in some cases a resulting...

UPDATE – SEC’s New Cybersecurity Risk Guidelines

SEC’s New Cybersecurity Risk Guidelines As we noted in our recent piece “What do the SEC’s New Cybersecurity Risk Guidelines Mean for You as a Board Member?”, the Commission is increasingly focused on cyber risk as it pertains to disclosure requirements. The 2018...

Key Cyber Security Trends in the Utilities Sector

At Axio, we are committed to helping companies quantify the impact of a potential cyber event. What would it mean to a company’s bottom line? What vulnerabilities exist in an enterprise’s security controls and insurance programs? And from an investment standpoint...

Tips for Developing or Improving Metrics

Reposted Content from ISACA Newsletter @ISACA Volume 1 Everywhere we turn, vast amounts of facts, figures, numbers, records and files are being processed, interpreted, organized, structured and presented in a way that turns those data bits and bytes into meaningful...