In the News - 2017

Preparing for Ransomware Attacks: Your Company Is a Target

April 3, 2017

Publication: Legaltech News
Written by Ryan Bergsieker and Allison Chapin

Like any significant cyber incident, a successful ransomware attack can give rise to an increasingly broad array of legal, regulatory and financial impacts. Planning ahead is essential, and legal teams should consider these nine tips when assessing their companies' readiness.

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New IGPMM Essential in Confronting Data Challenges

March 3, 2017

Publication: Corporate Compliance Insights
Written by Heidi Maher

The risk and cost benefit analysis of 22 key processes allows organizations to practically deal with the torrid growth of digital data, a complex regulatory environment, and increasing adoption of cloud computing and machine learning.

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Corralling Data During a Restructuring

February 23, 2017

Publication: CFO Magazine
Written by Jake Frazier and Anthony Diana

If you think IG is tough at a typical enterprise, wait until you go through a corporate restructuring in today’s environment, when the risks are magnified, the challenges are stark, and IG failures frequently blow up both the budget and timeline set for the restructure, undercutting business goals.

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The Financial Case for a Data Privacy Program

January 24, 2017

Publication: CFO
Written by Heidi Maher

To increase the business value of data while reducing cost and risk, finance departments must become stakeholders in the development and implementation of data privacy programs.

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Press Release: Latest CGOC Information Governance Process Maturity Model Details How to Reduce Cost and Risk in the Age of Massive Data Stores

January 24, 2017

Publication: PR Web
Written by

Helps mature key processes related to global privacy compliance, data quality assurance, data leakage and theft, and more. “The hardest part of an IG program is getting started, and the CGOC Maturity Model provides the structure on which to build an effective IG program.” - Anthony Diana, Partner at Reed Smith.

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Building a Business Case for a Data Privacy Program

January 23, 2017

Publication: Corporate Counsel
Written by Heidi Maher

Organizations understand that they must establish and maintain a comprehensive, enterprise-wide data privacy program built on a solid business case that defines its specific requirements. To begin the journey, explore these 10 foundational requirements for operationalizing a data privacy program.

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The Cost of Ransomware Attacks Can Reach Far Beyond the Ransom Payment Itself

January 3, 2017

Publication: Healthcare Informatics
Written by Ryan Bergsieker and Allison Chapin

Healthcare providers must take deliberate steps to prevent and mitigate the impact of ransomware attacks. While not exhaustive, the steps enumerated in this article can help better position companies for successful navigation through these high-pressure and often high-stakes situations.

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