Welcome to our Weekly Round Up! This week’s topics include: the new OSHA Rule, forging cyber-alliances, focusing on tomorrow’s workforce, and terms of FMLA. Also, why a bad attitudes are legally fireable, internal audit challenges, the balance between ethics & compliance, the prophecy of wearable technology and safeguarding customer credit card information.
Monthly Archives: March 2014
During the past few weeks, I have been traveling extensively and learning more and more about the concerns that exist around the US related to cyber-security. A few times a year, I deliver a lecture to industry groups and graduate students regarding the current state of cyber-threats and the need for cyber-vigilance. The first […]
Welcome to our Weekly Round Up! This week’s topics include: the FTC’s demand for punishment of security breaches, technology’s role in GRC, personal liability increase in 2014, future-ready HR departments, practicing smart ethics, and HIPAA changes’ effect on vendor relationships. Also, 5 steps to preventing security breaches, a recap of Safe Harbor, why the CFPB is […]
You don’t have to peruse many headlines to find examples of third party vendor compliance infractions and the repercussions that follow. This litany of transgressions is bringing forth an increased focus on regulations, enforcement and a new definition of what is expected. Whether it is the Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act), the Foreign Corrupt Practices […]
Welcome to our Weekly Round Up! This week’s topics include: questionable CFPB internal management practices, talking to the board about risk, vacation vs. FMLA leave, the DOJ, FCPA and Compliance Monitors. Also, FERC and expanded whistleblower protections, the ongoing ethics struggle for banks, business ethics in a global world and the CFPB’s newly appointed Auto Finance […]
I recently attended the SCCE Utilities & Energy Compliance & Ethics Conference in Houston, TX. “Cutting-Edge Third Party Risk Management” was one of the breakout sessions. The presenters, Flora A. Francis and Andrew Baird of GE Oil & Gas, made a point of stating that a formal, dynamic compliance program designed around third party vendor […]
Welcome to our Weekly Round Up! This week’s topics include: the Do’s and Don’t’s of Google Glass, GE’s SCCE compliance program insight, the SEC’s $14 Million Whistleblow Award, Target’s investment in data security, and the need for CFPB consistency. Also, the value of HR, transformers and cybersecurity, decisions in data governance, and the Obama Cybersecurity Camp.
I spent a few days at the Utilities & Energy Compliance & Ethics Conference in Houston, TX, last week- a terrific SCCE event. I was struck by the struggle that many compliance professionals face in ensuring risks are effectively mitigated, while not making the necessary activities of compliance a total downer for the organization. It […]