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Gain visibility into manufacturing OT assets to reduce cyber risk

As manufacturing operational technology (OT) ecosystems grow more connected and complex, they become vulnerable to cyberattacks. In fact, the manufacturing sector was the most attacked industry in the world in 2021, according to IBM’s X-Force Threat Intelligence Index 2022. Manufacturing surpassed finance and insurance in the number of cyberattacks for the first time in five years. A large part of the industry’s vulnerability is due to a lack of visibility.

Internal Social Media Platforms and Risk Management

Whether you're in the IT, finance, or HR departments of any company, chances are high that your team is using some form of social media to collaborate on projects. While internal social media platforms may boost employee engagement, knowledge sharing, and day-to-day decision-making, they also pose a variety of hazards in compliance and litigation that are often neglected. The following are some potential dangers you should be aware of before implementing internal social media in your business, along with suggestions for coping with such dangers.

How a telecom company elevated integrated risk management and security

Managing risk and compliance in telecommunications is no easy feat. When a telecom company operates in underserved remote and rural communities—including hurricane-prone island markets and mountainous regions in the southwestern US—it can be even trickier. That’s where communications services company ATN International, based in Massachusetts, found itself. The company wanted a platform to elevate its integrated risk management (IRM) program.


The Core Components of a Successful Travel Risk Management (TRM) Solution

Organizations with a global reach often require employees to travel near and far. Now more than ever, businesses have a duty of care to ensure the safety, well-being, and security of their workforce, no matter the destination. To ensure traveling employees are kept safe, organizations must prepare their people for potential risks and keep them informed throughout their journey, providing further assistance and care if needed.


Taming the supply chain: Addressing vendor risks to the nth tier

Vendor risk ranks alongside cybersecurity, compliance, reputational, and financial risks as one of the top risks to any organization. With any risk, you need to identify, monitor, and mitigate that risk, especially when it comes to your supply chain. The question for someone in my role as a senior manager of compliance management is: What level of risk is being posed and why? Stated another way: Do I really know what my supply chain is doing?


Forrester says ServiceNow is a Leader in third-party risk management

No matter what business or industry you’re in, you want your business partners to deliver. Sometimes what we get is unexpected: toxic ingredients, software bugs, data breaches, sketchy hiring practices, unvetted subcontractors. As hundreds and even thousands of third and fourth parties become more integral to business, your risk posture and success trajectory are heavily influenced by your partners’ business practices. That’s why you need automated third-party risk management.


Cybersecurity Risk Management: Introduction to Security Analytics

It’s mid-morning. You’re scanning the daily news while enjoying a coffee break. You come across yet another headline broadcasting a supply chain data breach. Your heart skips a quick, almost undetectable, beat. You have the technology in the headline in your stack. You set aside your coffee and begin furiously scanning through the overwhelming number of alerts triggered across all your technologies.

Are Your Business Disaster Recovery Measures Sufficient?

Not too long ago, we could have summarized disastrous and unexpected events for a business as 'theft, fire, or flood' because these are the only significant risks that could bring down a business for good. Today, however, businesses are more likely to suffer digital disasters they cannot recover from.

ISO 31030: Evolving Expectations of Travel Risk Management

Organizations have had no choice but to continually adapt over the last few years, especially when it comes to protecting their traveling employees. In simpler times, organizations worried about missing or outdated passports, a rare airline food poisoning incident, weather delays, and turbulence. Today, increased canceled flights, thinning airline staff, closed borders, vaccine testing, and potential quarantining have stressed organizations looking to protect traveling employees.