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San Antonio 2018 Economic Forecast: Acceleration

By Pat Niekamp Steve Nivin, Ph.D., an associate professor of economics at St. Mary’s University, began his assessment by noting the US economy is now in its 100th month of expansion—the third-longest stretch in history. Nivin’s “go to” statistic on the economy is found in the yield curve, which plots interest rates on bonds of […]Read More

What’s the Role of the CEO in Cybersecurity?

Cybersecurity breaches keep getting larger, and the hackers behind them keep getting bolder. Wired magazine predicts that 2016 will see more efforts to shake down large computer networks. These aren’t simple ransomware attacks, where computer systems are locked until a victim pays a ransom, but full-blown shakedowns, where sensitive company information or customer data might […]Read More

How We Built the First Cybergovernance Platform

The Opportunity and the Team In December 2014, my former CEO Mike Shultz called about a developing opportunity. The SEC was holding corporate directors personally liable for cybersecurity breaches if they hadn’t exercised “prudent business oversight” beforehand. Mike wondered if we could combine a software platform with litigation insurance to protect the directors. Since together […]Read More

How We Built the First Cybergovernance Platform

The Opportunity and the Team In December 2014, my former CEO Mike Shultz called about a developing opportunity. The SEC was holding corporate directors personally liable for cybersecurity breaches if they hadn’t exercised “prudent business oversight” beforehand. Mike wondered if we could combine a software platform with litigation insurance to protect the directors. Since together […]Read More

The Essential Guide to Cybersecurity

HOW TO GET STARTED In today’s cyber world, the likelihood of a breach has shifted. It’s no longer if you’ll be attacked, but when. All organizations, no matter the size, are vulnerable to data loss from a cyber attack. In fact, 38 percent of companies are attacked again after a first attack. A skilled attacker […]Read More

The Risks of Email

THE REWARDS OF INNOVATIVE ENCRYPTION By Rick Spurr Email is how companies keep business moving. Employees, from the C-suite to entry level, hit ‘Send’ hundreds of times every day. It’s so easy to click that seemingly innocent Send button that – in the moment – the risk may not have been clear. Thanks to the […]Read More

Cyber Risk & the CEO

YET ANOTHER SLEEPLESS NIGHT By Mike Shultz In addition to all of the risks that CEOs and members of boards of directors take on, cyber risk is now likely the largest risk to personal financial well being. A company that has not been hacked soon will be. Now a very real risk, personal liability, must […]Read More

Activate, Adapt and Anticipate

HOW TO GET AHEAD OF CYBERCRIME By David Neuman Cybersecurity is becoming increasingly complex. Around the globe, businesses are moving with greater velocity and using digital frameworks and technology that create security vulnerabilities and, often unintentionally, make company data and assets more accessible to cyber threats. Meanwhile, the sophistication of cyber attackers is also escalating. […]Read More