Tag: Corporate Governance


cyber security / Governance / Uncategorized

Connecting Information Security and Corporate Governance Lawyers and government are not technically qualified to make cyber governance decisions…. For business leaders who are unwilling to make the governance choices needed to insure security on line, it is likely that someone else will make those choices for them. That is the all too likely and harsh reality Ryn Melberg describes to the listeners of her weekly...

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cyber security / Governance / Uncategorized

CNBC’s secure password tutorial sent your password in the clear to 30 advertisers. This article from ‘boingboing’ is very appropriate as a compliment to this week’s podcast on cyber security and the relationship it has to corporate governance. The Guardian Podcast can be heard here on the web site, or on Sound Cloud (https://soundcloud.com/harold-nicoll/connecting-information-security-and-corporate-governance) or iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/connecting-information-security/id977764101?i=365753826&mt=2).  One thing is certain from the podcast and...

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Governance / The Guardian Podcast / Uncategorized

Connecting Information Security & Corporate Governance. The infrastructure that allows everything from streaming movies and songs to international banking, commerce and satellite directed intelligence and defense is not as secure as it should be. Some in government and business believe that cyber attacks are a certainty and that the best way to prepare for them is to adopt the same habits as “preppers” do, like...

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cybercrime Governance / The Guardian Podcast

The key to defeating cyber crime is to make security a board level priority at every organization of any size, according to Ryn Melberg who is the host of The Guardian Podcast. Cyber security violations represent crime on an epic scale with every remedy soon thwarted and defeated by cyber criminals who are as clever and skilled as they are evil. The way to win...

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Cyber Security Reputation Damage Governance / The Guardian Podcast

Cyber Security Reputation Damage This week on the Guardian Podcast, Ryn describes the role directors must play to make cyber security a day to day job for everyone in the organization. Ryn also describes in detail the monetary losses experienced by companies that were hacked and the damage to their reputations for trust among consumers. A study by Javelin Strategy & Research, found that financial...

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There are lots more than 8 ways to ruin the Agile transformation, but these are a good start. Agile / The Guardian Podcast / Uncategorized

How To Ruin Your Agile Transformation. The road to perdition is paved with good intentions. Executives and organizational leaders mean well enough wanting their people and bottom line to benefit from all that is Agile. Unfortunately, mandating a change like this is not the same as engaging in it. On her weekly podcast titled “The Guardian” Ryn Melberg lists the ways to make certain an...

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Business / News / The Guardian Podcast

Social Media Policies and Corporate Governance. Is it possible for company policy on social media posts from employees about the company to be promotional, non-restrictive and transparent all at once? Are the employees an ‘army of pro-business advocates’ waiting to be unleashed? On her weekly podcast entitled “The Guardian” Ryn Melberg takes listeners through the steps needed to have a good policy based on a...

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The servant leader is the example Ryn Melberg cites in this week's podcast on leadership in an Agile Environment. Business / News / The Guardian Podcast

Corporate Governance Social Media Policy. There was bound to be a nexus between social media, company policy and best practices. This includes what employees do on line while on and off the clock and extends to customers, suppliers, shareholders, neighbors and yes employees. Corporate Governance Social Media Policy. There are some businesses that do not allow their employees to say anything about them on social...

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Getting To Know Ryn The Guardian Melberg Better Business / The Guardian Podcast / Uncategorized

Getting To Know Ryn The Guardian Melberg Better. For all of the important things we have talked about here on the podcast, we have not discussed one really important thing and that is Ryn! Ryn, we hardly know you! So this week on the podcast we will get to know Ryn Melberg a little better. Some of the questions Ryn will help answer this week...

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