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Secondary Cyber Exposure - What is it and should you care?

Virtually all cyber exposure programs today are directed at addressing the cyber exposures an organization faces from its own resources and activities and from outside sources. This is necessary but not sufficient.

Why? Because most organizations also face secondary cyber exposures that they are neither aware of nor prepared to address. For example, many organizations do not manage, or own their own properties but inhabit facility space managed by someone else. That someone, generally…


Added by Douglas Nagan on November 10, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

Aspiring to be a Strategic Leader? Watch the first session of the Cultivating Your Strategic Thinking program

If you ask an average CEO, "Where did you get your leadership skills training?"

Do you know what you discover?

Mostly, you discover there wasn't any training. They learned on the job – by making all the mistakes. It was training by error.

If you're interested in becoming a Strategic Leader, then you would like to watch the Module 1 of the…


Added by Boris Agranovich on November 8, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Implementing at the speed of light

Lightspeed is fast. Really fast. If you followed The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series from the late 1970s and early 80s you would know how fast “really fast” is. A bit faster than when you travel in…


Added by Bryan Whitefield on November 8, 2017 at 12:04am — No Comments

Converting your business intelligence, CRM and analytics software into your customers risk and performance improvement platform of choice

Converting your business intelligence, CRM and analytics software into your customers risk and performance improvement platform of choice

In the outcomes digital economy you need to deliver results rather than products and services but most business intelligence, CRM and analytics software were designed as a tool unconnected to your customers’ risk and performance

From products and services to intelligent digital outcomes: when your products and services help your…


Added by Jorge Tabacman on November 7, 2017 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Strategies for Filling Up Difficult Positions

Filling up routine or in-demand positions is not a very difficult task for an HR professional in any organization. The real challenge lies in how the difficult positions are filled. During times of bountiful employment opportunities, that is, when the job market is thriving, positions that are appropriate for organizations are easy to come by.

Also, some skills are almost always required in the job market or may attract positions because of factors such as high pay or a high-growth…


Added by TrainHR on November 3, 2017 at 7:30am — No Comments

Prophesying from my armchair – The top internal issues organisations will face in 2018

I know it’s a bit early for end of year predictions, however, someone asked me what I thought so I figured I’d better not keep it a secret between just him and me.


Specifically, the massive shift towards subscription/cloud based applications which brings with it plenty of…


Added by Bryan Whitefield on October 31, 2017 at 1:32am — No Comments

The FCPA Pilot Program Guides Businesses Towards an ERM Approach

Back in June, the U.S. Justice Department declined to prosecute Boston-based engineering firm CDM Smith on foreign bribery charges, despite learning that the company had in fact…


Added by Steven Minsky on October 27, 2017 at 6:20pm — No Comments

A Workplace Wellness Program that satisfies Diverse Generational Workforce

Wellness programs at the workplace, as we all know, are crucial to ensuring the wellbeing and health of the employees in an organization’s workplace. But today’s wellness programs have their own unique challenges. This is a kind of challenge that has never been faced by HR in the past. What is so different about today’s workplace wellness?

We have the Millennials entering the workplace. So, why should this fact make workplace wellness a different matter altogether? Well, for the first…


Added by TrainHR on October 26, 2017 at 8:57am — No Comments

Statistics and Compensation are deeply related to each other

Pay is basically about statistics, as it is designed and administered around math. Math, as we all know, is vital to all aspects of pay, right from the structure to the analysis of data.

The importance that statistics has in compensation can never be understated. When devising and analyzing concepts relating to pay, such as pay ranges, pay survey data, individual and group pay rates, and other elements of a compensation program; knowledge of statistics is a…


Added by TrainHR on October 25, 2017 at 8:31am — No Comments

Feeling Helpless and Angry

Having just completed a phone call I am feeling helpless and a bit angry. Why because the call was from a friend and colleague whose company just had a ransomware attack. It was successful and they are faced with either paying the ransom, or facing a total disruption of their business model and taking a major hit to their corporate reputation as they slowly work their way out of the mess.

Why Helpless? Because the damage is done. If they had taken our courses on managing cyber…


Added by Douglas Nagan on October 24, 2017 at 2:12pm — No Comments

Change can only be brought about by Instilling the Mindset for it

That change is the only constant has been repeated ad infinitum and implanted into the minds of everyone in management from the boardrooms to the cafeteria over the years. Almost everyone seems to be aware of this, at least in theory. Unfortunately, when it comes to adapting and implementing change; most managers and other levels of staff seldom put this idiom into practice the way it should be. Most organizations, even very well-known ones, and managers, fall short for lack of…


Added by TrainHR on October 24, 2017 at 8:40am — No Comments

Implementing in the dark

Stats don’t lie. The research of Professor Paul Nutt of Ohio State University into nearly 400 strategic decisions by major corporations showed that a mere 50% of decisions were successful. I think much of it can be explained because the leadership were implementing in the dark.

Organisations develop their own way of doing things. It’s cultural, a form of organisational creed.…


Added by Bryan Whitefield on October 24, 2017 at 12:31am — No Comments

Optimizing Telecommuting for Higher Productivity

As the 21st century workplace evolves with the enormous changes being brought about by technology; the virtual workplace is now a reality. As more and more employees and organizations adapt telecommuting and remote working; managers have to bring in changes into their mindsets. Like all new introductions; this activity too, comes with challenges, but these can be overcome with some thoughtfulness, practice and persistence.

Organizations that manage their telecommute policy…


Added by TrainHR on October 23, 2017 at 9:12am — No Comments

Become A Strategic Leader With This Personalized Online Program

Dear Global Risk Community member,

Time is running out if you want to secure your spot on the Cultivating Your Strategic And Creative Thinking Program. …


Added by Boris Agranovich on October 21, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

United Arab Emirates (UAE) Data Protection and Privacy Laws & Regulations


In simple words ‘Data Protection’ can be defined as the law and/or regulation designed to protect your Personal Data or Personally Identifiable Information (PII), which is collected, processed and stored by companies, institutions etc. In this era where data security breaches happen almost daily, it is essential that data protection laws and regulations restrain and…


Added by Biji Scaria on October 20, 2017 at 11:21am — No Comments

4th Adverse Events Reporting and Safety Strategies Summit | December 4–5, Philadelphia, PA


For more information, contact: ExL Events                                 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Phone: 866-207-6528



Ply Emerging Technologies and Effective SOPs to Enhance Regulatory Compliance and the Quality of Your Safety System”

ExL Events is hosting the 4th Adverse Events Reporting and Safety…


Added by Emily Sternberg on October 19, 2017 at 3:40pm — No Comments

Thorough Proofreading Finesses Documents, Raises the Organization’s Reputation

Proofreading qualifies for being both a process and an art. It finesses and trims important documents and gives them shape and proper form. It is essential for creating a good impact. It is necessary to cut out the errors that could cause embarrassment to the presenter. Sound proofreading, when combined with strong vocabulary; also helps to insert the most appropriate word in the right place in a document.

Proofreading is a must for almost all kinds of documents that are used in a…


Added by TrainHR on October 19, 2017 at 8:18am — No Comments

Equifax Risk Alerts And A Sea Full Of Icebergs

Added by Jorge Tabacman on October 18, 2017 at 7:30pm — No Comments

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator as a means to build Greater Team Effort

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is considered the world's most popular personality test. The main reason for its popularity is the empathetic and comprehensive nature it takes. Many organizations, as well as important social areas such as family, marriage, and career counseling continue to deploy it for the in-depth perspective it offers the assessor in understanding the assessee.

Generally, when we assess others; we fail to take the unique situation that led them to taking a…


Added by TrainHR on October 18, 2017 at 8:15am — No Comments

How can IRB models be best developed for low default portfolios?

Ahead of the 3rd Edition IRB Models, the Standardised Approach for Credit Risk, and Capital Floors Conference, we spoke with Gottfried Gruber, Senior Examiner, On-Site Supervision Division at Oesterreichische Nationalbank, about how IRB models can be best developed for low default portfolios.…


Added by Yiota Andreou on October 17, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments

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