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GDPR Compliance

Risk Matrix To Reset Or Update Governance, Risk Management, Compliance (GRC) And IT Security Mandates

Board members, senior management and CxO and GRC Officers must develop the tools to navigate the current rather exceptional uncertainty levels. Post-Covid and Trump-era require that the global business landscape provide a collective response to accelerate globalisation, develop frameworks for digitisation, a proliferation of technology and address sustainability, climate change and biodiversity issues. To be […]

Corruption Compliance in COVID times – What’s the Exit Strategy?

Corruption Compliance in COVID times – What’s the Exit Strategy? At this complex time, I would like to focus on one question: Is the Covid-19 crisis a place for compliance? Is it possible to comply with laws and regulations when a company is engaged in business reconstruction or survival, or is it key to move […]

Events and Webinar

Coverletter for the February 2021 Newsletter

Dear Friends, These are not normal times. Implementing proper IT Governance is essential. All companies must tighten up their cyber-security protocols for their remote workforce. In the past, the conventional wisdom on cyber-security was to play defence and respond quickly to breaches. The new policy is to be proactive, conduct scenario planning exercises and ensure […]

DELIVER IT GOVERNANCE FOR COMPLIANCE AND RISK INTELLIGENCE AND IT OVERSIGHT  

The Board of Directors (BoD), Senior Management and CxO must provide the confidence and stability and take the appropriate level of IT Governance that includes the components of Risk Management, and compliance to comply with all IT- and Cybersecurity, Data Privacy, Data Protection, issues and processes. In many (new) compliance mandates there is an explicit […]

Schrems II experience for Taking Actionable Steps to make a Data Transfer Roadmap

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) identified five legal use cases and Two Schrems II Unlawful Use Cases, in the recently released Schrems II Guidance 01/2020. Organisations have been eagerly awaiting this guidance, particularly concerning what kinds of additional safeguards could be applied to data to allow cloud processing and global data transfers to continue […]

Management, minds and thoughts

DELIVER IT GOVERNANCE FOR COMPLIANCE AND RISK INTELLIGENCE AND IT OVERSIGHT  

The Board of Directors (BoD), Senior Management and CxO must provide the confidence and stability and take the appropriate level of IT Governance that includes the components of Risk Management, and compliance to comply with all IT- and Cybersecurity, Data Privacy, Data Protection, issues and processes. In many (new) compliance mandates there is an explicit […]

Managing contract risk during a pandemic

How the coronavirus pandemic presents an opportunity to strengthen contract terms and implement better risk management tools There are a growing number of instances in which inappropriate contractual arrangements have been trigged by the coronavirus pandemic, causing unnecessary disputes with third parties and compensation losses. Such differences can decrease the chance of recovering pre-existing profitability […]

Governance, managing and controls

The effect of GDPR, Data Privacy and IT risks on the corporate reputation

The business reputation is the perception of stakeholders about the company’s past and future ability to deploy its strategy to meet their expectations. Managing and forging this internal and external trust enhances the perceived quality of services, attracts talented leaders and business partners, improves performance, allows access to capital, creates differentiation, delivers sustained earnings, and increases […]

Use artificial intelligence (AI) techniques to structure the data

Many organizations have done a pretty good job of analysing and interrogating structured data, but if you dump some contracts and medical literature and relevant law material together, that’s unstructured, and the ability to analyse & rationalize that data is one of the benefits that AI can bring to the table AI can enhance complex […]

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