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Jan 8, 2020 | By Thea Corteza
January 1 ushers in a new year, a new decade, and new challenges—as well as new dimensions and re-ordering of existing challenges. Reciprocity’s Team of GRC Experts share likely developments, trends to watch out for, and how your organization can navigate Information Security Risk, & Compliance in 2020. With foresight, an organization can proactively take steps to address the challenges of the future.
Dec 31, 2019 | By Thea Corteza
Having a comprehensive business continuity plan (BCP) in place will help ensure that your business doesn’t suffer any downtime in the event of a disaster, which may include natural disasters, such as floods, fire, weather-related events, and cyberattacks. If you’re not prepared, these disasters can have catastrophic consequences on your business, including loss of productivity, loss of revenue, as well as damage to your reputation and your relationships with your customers.
Dec 26, 2019 | By Thea Corteza
How much does it cost to become compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)? It is challenging to put a number or an actual figure of becoming PCI compliant. The reason exact dollar amounts become a problem to predict is it depends on the size of the organization, whether they are eligible for the PCI Self Assessment Questionnaire (PCI SAQ), and the way they handle and store customer information.
Dec 24, 2019 | By Thea Corteza
Institutions of higher education (IHEs) are besieged by risk, especially cybersecurity and information security risk. Risk management for these institutions is critical but also extremely challenging, like trying to juggle balls and lighted torches all at once.
Dec 20, 2019 | By Reciprocity Labs
According to studies published over the last decade, over 90% of new businesses fold before they even go to market or reach their fifth anniversary. The failure rate has become so prevalent that some entrepreneurs have taken it to be normal. However, nothing about failure, especially where money is involved, is normal. Is it possible to reduce failure rates in the startup world with today's business intelligence tools? The answer would be a resounding "yes" if we look at it from a risk management perspective. Risk management involves identifying problems before they occur and preparing for them.
Jan 29, 2019 | By Reciprocity Labs
Get best practices for purchasing and implementing a GRC software tool and get tips on how to leverage your tool for ongoing success.
Jan 29, 2019 | By Reciprocity Labs
In an increasingly litigious society, you need technology that allows you to create business strategies based on these risks so that you protect your organization from the mistakes others make.
Jan 1, 2019 | By Reciprocity Labs
This paper explores several dimensions of Vendor Risk Management. First, why are vendor risks proliferating—why now, and where do they come from? Second, what steps are necessary to manage vendor risks? And third, how can CISOs and compliance officers implement those steps in a practical way, so you don’t spend all your time chasing vendors with risk management protocols?
Dec 1, 2018 | By Reciprocity Labs
When companies first determine they need a formal compliance program, many are unclear if they need a compliance tool to manage it. Many companies turn to Microsoft Excel as the compliance tool of choice when first undertaking a GRC program. This eBook covers where Excel makes sense and how to know when your program has outgrown Excel.
Jul 28, 2016 | By Reciprocity
While Microsoft Excel is flexible and powerful, it’s not designed to track compliance initiatives. Some companies can get away with using an Excel spreadsheet for simple compliance requirements. However as your organization matures the need for compliance software will quickly grow.