With more collaborative ways of working, multiple devices (PCs, smartphones, tablets, etc.) and smart objects (IoT), today’s business environment is complex, and makes it even more difficult to enforce security policies.
Cyber criminals understand this very well, and are now moving away from servers and computers to target mobile devices and the IoT. In its 2017 report, computer manufacturer HP (1) indicates that 64.9% of organizations see an increase in threats against their mobile devices.
CISOs substantiate this figure, with 63% saying the growth of mobility comes with higher security risks than expected….
Throughout the corporate world, auditors, and especially internal auditors, play a key role in making sure that the whole company both respects rules and is efficient in its day to day operations. In order to perform these tasks, the auditor is required to:
• Gather and analyze evidence, produce reports
• Share these highly confidential documents with executives, other internal teams, and people external to their organization such as regulators
• Meet urgent time constraints
Having a simple and highly efficient collaboration platform that can enable audit teams to share both internally and externally is therefore key to productivity…
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into force in May 2018 has been the topic of many debates over the last year (and is now a source of various concerns) as companies have quickly realized that it could have a major impact on their business processes and solutions in place, as well as a significant business risk if they are not compliant (the much-quoted 4% of worldwide turnover or 20 M€, whichever is the greatest). Had their customers been European citizens, the recent Equifax data breach would have directly impacted their P&L by tens of millions of US Dollars…