Exploring the Cybersphere

This week in our blog, we offer a snapshot of cybersecurity, privacy and data security news of interest to the executive suite. Periodically, we’ll recap insights from the growing cadre of voices in this space as well as lend our own views on the issues that impact executive governance of cyber risk and response. Many takeaways this[…]

A Whale of a Fish Tale

“Aye, aye! and I’ll chase him round Good Hope, and round the Horn, and round the Norway Maelstrom, and round perdition’s flames before I give him up.”           – Captain Ahab to Starbuck Herman Melville’s classic tale of Captain Ahab’s maniacal pursuit of the great white whale Moby-Dick , published in 1851, remains one[…]

Oh, oh – OPM

On Thursday, June 4, the Office of Personnel Management, which essentially serves as the federal government’s human resource department, announced that it had suffered a massive data breach.  The personally identifiable information (PII) of over 4 million current and former federal employees had been taken. According to OPM, the breach began in December of 2014,[…]