Exploring the Cybersphere – January 2017

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. Who[…]

SEC Playing for Keeps?

The United States Senate convened for the first time on March 4, 1789, which means that on March 4 of 2017 it will celebrate its 228th birthday. Since its inception, more than 1800 people have served as senators, some remembered as political giants, many lost in the shrouds of history. But even those not destined[…]

Seen This Before?

Who among us has not experienced déjà vu, the eerie experience of feeling you are in a situation where you have already been there and done that, or literally, have already seen something? It is generally agreed that somewhere between two-thirds and all of humanity have had such an experience. If you haven’t, you can[…]

The Umpire Strikes Back

As we know, in a world staggering under a steady stream of rules and regulations, and despite well founded concern about the growing magnitude of the threat posed by cybersecurity, the United States Congress has yet to adopted broad federal legislation to address the burgeoning cyber threat. Stepping into this breach, 47 states and the[…]

2017, A Dangerous Prediction

Astrologer and physician Michel de Nostradame was born in the south of France in December of 1503. A precocious youth, who demonstrated the benefits of home schooling, he entered the University of Avignon to study medicine at the age of 14. When he got his license to practice, he followed custom and adopted the Latin[…]