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This is the human impact of COVID-19 – and how business can help

Following WHO advice, there is a need for the business community to move from general support to specific actions and focus on countries’ access to critical supplies.
World Economic Forum

Zoom’s A Lifeline During COVID-19: This Is Why It’s Also A Privacy Risk

As the COVID-19 crisis is increasing the frequency people use the video chat service Zoom, it’s important we are aware of the implications for our privacy.
Forbes

Lead Your Business Through the Coronavirus Crisis

12 tips on how to lead your business through the coronavirus
Harvard Business Review

Flybe won’t be the last business to be downed by the coronavirus

As the infection and death toll from coronavirus continues to creep higher, the first high-profile corporate casualties are starting to emerge.
The Guardian

The coronavirus outbreak is the 'biggest danger' for the global economy since the financial crisis and could halve growth in 2020, OECD warns

The novel coronavirus has the world economy in its most "precarious position" since the 2008 financial crisis, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said in its latest forecast.
Markets Insider

SEC Renames GSOC Best Practices Group

The Next Generation GSOC Group continues to drive GSOC innovation.
Security Executive Council

Johns Hopkins Offers Coronavirus Tracker

John Hopkins University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering has deployed a real-time 2019-nCoV virus tracker.
Johns Hopkins University

Virus threatens U.S. companies’ supply of Chinese-made parts and materials

“The concern is not the zombie apocalypse with people dying in the streets. The concern is that a huge chunk of the global economy gets put out of commission as people wait it out,” said Patrick Chovanec, managing director at Silvercrest Asset Management in New York.
The Washington Post

How the coronavirus is already hurting global business

Major shops, restaurants and tourist destinations are shuttering their doors across China, as global businesses begin to feel the effects of the deadly Wuhan virus outbreak.
CNN

Justifying Improvements Is Security's Biggest Challenge

Security practitioners still frequently struggle to show the value of security programs and improvements, according to new survey results released this month by the Security Executive Council.
The Security Executive Council

Home Depot Ties Opioid Crisis to Recent Surge in Store Theft

The shrink has gotten so bad that it will narrow Home Depot’s operating profit margins next year, executives said during a meeting with analysts and investors.
Bloomberg

6 Signs Your Corporate Culture Is a Liability

One in five employees report experiencing a cultural crisis – a significant incident indicative of troubling workplace attitudes and behaviors – in their organization in the last year or two.
Harvard Business Review

Climate change risks need new risk management approach: Experts

Traditional risk management strategies don’t fully address the broad and long-term threats of a changing climate, but they can be adjusted to better cope with the problems that arise from rising temperatures.
Business Insurance

Risk Management and Black Swan Events

Because of advanced computing and other emerging technologies, there are Black Swan events we can plan for, and help contain through risk management. While there are many scenarios. There are three categories that I believe we should apply risk management principles to including; 1) threats to the energy grid and critical infrastructure, 2) bio-terrorism and pandemics, and 3) the potential of malevolent artificial intelligence.
Forbes

The Science Security Threat

At gathering of university research officers, federal agency officials document foreign governments' efforts to persuade scientists to engage in academic espionage.
Inside Higher Ed

SEC Poll Identifies Challenges for Security Departments

The Security Leadership Research Institute, the SEC’s research arm, is asking security practitioners to share their expertise by helping to identify the challenges in their organizations. This input will help the SLRI target their resources at the concerns that are most pressing for security leaders.
Security Executive Council

Have we become too paranoid about mass shootings?

The author's research has shown a big discrepancy between the actual threat of mass shootings and the way the public perceives that threat. In other words, people think mass shootings are far more common than they are.
The Conversation

Often Missed Key Strategies That Can Undermine Your Program and Career

Bob Hayes, Managing Director of the SEC, introduces OPaL+ and how you can apply it to avoid the things that undermine your plans.
The Security Executive Council

Fresh Privacy Legislation Would Jail CEOs for Violations

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., introduced legislation aimed at strengthening people's privacy rights. Wyden says his bill will "bring meaningful punishments for companies that violate people's data privacy, including larger fines and potential jail time for CEOs."
Bank InfoSecurity

The increasing overlap between loss prevention and tech teams

It is paramount that LP teams work in tandem with their company’s technology teams to stay ahead.
National Retail Federation