Alla Valente

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What We Can Learn From 2023’s Most Notable Breaches

Madelein van der Hout June 3, 2024
Cybersecurity breaches continued to rise in 2023. Learn the eight most common incident types and get four key takeaways from our new report.
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It’s Time To Wake Up To Healthcare’s Concentration Risk

Alla Valente May 30, 2024
The US healthcare industry is riddled with concentration risk. Now regulators are getting involved making the pain too great to ignore.
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“Interconnectedness Of Global Business Systems” Debuts On The List Of The Top Systemic Risks Of 2024

Alla Valente May 21, 2024
Systemic risk events may be outside your control but how you respond is up to you. Learn the top systemic risks of 2024 in this preview of a new report.
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The New Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer Role Balances AI Champion And Risk Manager

Alla Valente April 3, 2024
US federal agencies must now have a chief artificial intelligence officer responsible for operationalizing the safe use of AI. Learn more about this move and the implications in this blog post.
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GenAI: GRC Enters Accelerator Era, And Not A Minute Too Soon!

Alla Valente April 2, 2024
Generative AI offers an opportunity for risk management to reinvent itself from the department of “no” to the discipline of “go.” Find out how in this blog post.
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Are You Ready? The SEC’s Climate-Related Disclosures Have Dropped.

Amy DeMartine March 7, 2024
The long-awaited climate-related disclosures ruling from the SEC is finally here. Learn what business and tech leaders need to do to comply.
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Breaking Down The US Executive Order To Protect Americans’ Sensitive Personal Data

Stephanie Liu February 29, 2024
Learn the key takeaways and market impacts from the Biden administration’s executive order to protect Americans’ sensitive personal data.
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Prescription For Change: Cybersecurity Outage Highlights Critical Vulnerabilities In Healthcare

Jeff Pollard February 23, 2024
A recent cybersecurity incident at Change Healthcare cause the pharmacy claims processors to take its systems offline. Learn the implication of this event and five things firms can do to prepare.
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Sustainability Reporting Standards And Frameworks And Regulations, Oh My!

Alla Valente February 21, 2024
Finding the right sustainability reporting frameworks and standards can be a daunting task. Get some insights in this preview of our new report.
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A Patchwork Of US AI Regulations Is Here — It’s Time To Deal With It

Michele Goetz February 9, 2024
In our new report, Navigate The Patchwork Of US AI Regulations, we answer the top questions to navigating US AI regulatory chaos. Here’s what every organization should know as they continue to develop and deploy AI in safe and legal ways.
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The Deadly Effects Of High Concentration Risk

Madelein van der Hout November 10, 2023
Learn why breaches with a high impact on society, such as recent cyberattacks in Germany, bring more focus on concentration risk.
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What The SEC Missed, But The NYDFS’s Cybersecurity Rule Got Right, About Third-Party Risk

Alla Valente November 9, 2023
Learn four requirements from the new NYDFS Cybersecurity Rule you can start preparing for now.
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Biden’s Executive Order On AI Is Broad In Scope And Laser-Focused On Spurring Innovation Without Undue Risk

Alla Valente November 1, 2023
The new executive order calls for a “societywide effort” from government, the private sector, academia, and civil society to address eight AI priorities.
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Prognosen 2024: Risiko- und Sicherheitsexperten werden Schutzmechanismen anwenden, die über Regulierungsvorschriften hinausgehen

Alla Valente 31 Oktober 2023
2024 werden weitere Unternehmen neue GenAI-Initiativen einführen, wobei sie schnelle Innovation mit Governance und Verantwortlichkeit in Einklang bringen müssen. Erfahren Sie mehr über unsere Prognosen 2024 für Cybersicherheit, Risiko und Datenschutz.
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Prévisions 2024 : les experts Sécurité & Risques iront plus loin que les exigences réglementaires

Alla Valente 31 Octobre 2023
En 2024, alors que de plus en plus d’organisations lancent de nouvelles initiatives genAI, elles devront compenser l’innovation rapide avec plus de gouvernance et de responsabilité. Pour en savoir plus, consultez nos prévisions 2024 sur la cybersécurité, le risque et la confidentialité.
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Predictions 2024: Security And Risk Pros Will Apply Guardrails Beyond Regulatory Mandates

Alla Valente October 31, 2023
In 2024, as more organizations launch new genAI initiatives, they will need to balance fast innovation with governance and accountability. Learn more in our 2024 predictions for cybersecurity, risk, and privacy.
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The Whistleblower Diaries: Don’t Blow Off The Disgruntled Employee

Alla Valente October 12, 2023
Ignoring whistleblowers is costly and bad for business. Learn three things that security and risk pros need to know about a new breed of whistleblower.
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Marketing: Swipe Right On Your Relationship With Security And Risk

Alla Valente September 7, 2023
Call us matchmakers but we want to consciously couple marketing and S&R to avoid painful missteps when marketing and S&R operate in isolation.
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Heed The Warnings And Get Climate Risk On Your Risk Register

Alla Valente August 23, 2023
After Montana was found to have violated the constitutional right to a “clean and healthful environment," this is what every risk pro should be considering.
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When The Regulator Comes Knocking, Will You Have Your AI House In Order?

Michele Goetz July 18, 2023
The US Federal Trade Commission is officially investigating OpenAI. Learn how you can mitigate your risk exposure by addressing the eight areas of interest outlined in the FTC request.
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