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It’s Here…My Next Thought Leadership Paper

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 20:01:54 +0000

Kill Your File Shares: A Roadmap to Reducing Your Biggest Information Risk. This is my sequel to last year’s paper, Not if, But When You Get Hacked: Measuring and Proactively Managing Information Risk. This year I attack one of the biggest contributors to information risk and provide an actionable roadmap to “Kill Your File Shares”. There are many good reasons to kill your file shares, so what holds […]

Coming Soon: My Next White Paper

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:57:28 +0000

Last year I released a white paper sponsored by Active Navigation titled: Not if, But When You Get Hacked: Measuring and Proactively Managing Information Risk which highlighted the contribution of information risk to overall enterprise risk and discussed steps to assess these information risks with the goal of creating an Information Governance Scorecard and provided recommendations for establishing […]

One Way to Innovate

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 15:52:30 +0000

This was a guest blog post at Leaders Press On: I had dinner this summer with someone I respect as a thought leader and innovator. We had a great conversation and discussion about a new project I am working on to disrupt the traditional model for IT and Information Governance consulting. As we talked and bounced ideas off […]

Cybersecurity or Information Governance Failure???

Mon, 15 May 2017 14:33:41 +0000

This past weekend the world was overwhelmed by the cyberattack that spread around the globe hitting businesses, hospitals, and government agencies in over 150 countries. The rapid spread of Ransomware based on WannaCry which exploits vulnerabilities in Microsoft’s Windows operating system has been characterized by Europol Director, Rob Wainwright, as “…something we haven’t seen before”. […]

Why Cybersecurity Pros Should Care About Governance

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 12:03:54 +0000

. Cybersecurity is a strategic priority for most organizations. With recent high-profile breach incidents, including Home Depot, Target, and Sony, many companies are asking themselves, “Will I be next?” The answer is “yes,” based on the number of widespread and increasingly advanced attacks. Some of these data breaches are not only a result of internal malicious […]

My Blog Post on Personal Development Featured by John C. Maxwell

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 19:15:32 +0000

The Leading Edge: Develop Yourself Like a Naval Aviator. This post originally appeared on the John Maxwell Team blog. When I started my career as a Naval Aviator after graduating from college, my training and development continued for many years. First, there was flight training for 18 months culminating in earning my “wings.” Then, onto another six months learning to operate the P-3C Orion […]

My Latest Article Published at Document Strategy Magazine

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 18:48:35 +0000

Creating a Culture of Information Management Excellence. Last year, I wrote an article titled, “What Does Culture Have to Do with Information Management?” which made the case for addressing culture as a part of any successful information management implementation project. Today, I wanted to offer some practical advice on how to create or install a culture of information management excellence. So, how […]

My Latest Article Published at Today’s General Counsel

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 20:56:09 +0000

General Counsel Can Spur Legal Hold Success. Check out my latest article which was published in the December/January 2017 digital edition of Today’s General Counsel titled: “General Counsel Can Spur Legal Hold Success”.  I coauthored the article with Doug Deems, General Counsel, The Claro Group. One of the biggest challenges posed by legal holds is getting compliance by the employees who are subject […]

My Latest Article Published at Document Strategy Magazine

Sat, 19 Nov 2016 15:21:44 +0000

How to Get Your Information Governance Projects Funded. One of the big challenges for information governance professionals is getting buy-in from business stakeholders and sponsors for funding projects. Often, there is a perceived poor return on investment (ROI) that creates a lack of urgency or the impetus to move forward. Frequently, this is a result of projects being positioned as compliance or workplace […]

New White Paper Published

Thu, 01 Sep 2016 01:15:23 +0000

Not if, But When You Get Hacked: Measuring and Proactively Managing Information Risk. If this is true, then what are organizations to do? These increased cyber security threats corporations face today is a big concern for Board members and CEOs. The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) along with help from the Chief Privacy Officer, General Counsel (GC), and CIO are tasked with keeping the company safe and addressing this […]