Governance


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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A lack of job descriptions or definition of roles and responsibilities leaves many university board members feeling 'clueless'. Governance / The Guardian Podcast / Uncategorized

The Guardian Podcast With Ryn Melberg Asks: Is Your University Board Clueless? This week on her podcast, Ryn ‘The Guardian’ Melberg asks a question about how colleges and universities are governed by their directors. Are they clueless? The Guardian podcast can be heard on iTunes, Soundcloud, or at www.rynmelberg.com. The Clueless Board of Directors Melberg describes what happens with many college and university board members. “They...

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University and College Boards of Directors are charged with bringing an outside perspective to campus. Business / Governance / News / The Guardian Podcast

Governance On Campus For College and University Boards ; rubber stamp or something else? This week on the podcast Ryn will discuss the issue of governance on university campuses. Specifically the board members of those universities who come from outside the respective college campuses and have roles and responsibilities tied directly to those schools. Graduates, who have been successful in business, are elected officials fill...

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The largest hack to ever impact children was perpetrated against VTech in late November, 2015. Business / Governance / News / The Guardian Podcast

What Parents Can Do To Protect Children From On Line Hackers. HackersRyn Melberg has some very important and solemn advise for parents; be extremely mindful of what you post on line about your children because it could affect their financial future and even put them in physical danger. In late November, 2015 Hong Kong based children’s toy maker V-Tech was hacked with information about 6.4...

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In this photo from Forbes, the place where the children' tablet learning toy was vulnerable is identified. Business / Governance / News / The Guardian Podcast

V-Tech Hack Impacts Child Security. This week on the program Ryn will discuss with us some much needed steps that parents or anyone with children in their lives needs to take to protect the privacy of those same youngsters. This in the wake of the hack of Hong Kong based VTech, maker of electronic learning toys. That hack exposed information about over 6.4 million children. To...

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Business Needs A New Governance Model To Cope With Cyber Security Governance / Uncategorized

Business Needs A New Governance Model To Cope With Cyber Security. With a Scrum team dedicated to cyber security and a board that treated it differently than other business continuity issues, much could be done to secure data in the public and private sector. In the era of cyber security breaches that cost business and governments millions if not billions of dollars, a new way...

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IT crises are the next wave of crisis management for corporate boards of directors to manage. Business / Governance / News / The Guardian Podcast / Uncategorized

Guardian Podcast IT Security, Governance, and Crisis Management In the past on this program we have talked about the need for better security in an on line world. We have also talked about corporate governance failures at several companies and organizations around the world. This week we are going to discuss how corporate boards of directors manage a corporate IT crisis. Just like with traditional...

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