Extend Resources was privileged to host a Cybersecurity Panel Discussion at the IG3 West conference in Newport Beach, California. It featured distinguished panelists and a lively discussion on the topic, “ISO 27701: Leveraging the New Data Privacy Standard for a Competitive Advantage.”
While the big breaches make headlines, it is well known that a cyber-event is an existential threat to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). According to Inc. Magazine, 60 percent of SMEs fold within six months of a cyber-attack. With SMEs becoming an increasing target for hackers – due to their perceived vulnerabilities – data privacy and cybersecurity are top of mind for every organization.
In this post, we suggest a practical opportunity to improve both your information security program and posture: communication and transparency.
The advantage of a simple, understandable, and robust information security program extends beyond the InfoSec team. When the structure, goals, and ongoing results of your InfoSec program are well communicated and understood, the program itself becomes stronger. Communication and transparency foster support and commitment throughout the organization from the most junior employee to the Board of Directors.
There seems to be a lot of misplaced fatalism in the cybersecurity arena. This fatalism is centered around two common perceptions that are – in my experience – simply not true.
First, a breach is inevitable over time. Second, the cost in time and money to prevent a breach is extraordinarily high. Neither needs to be true for you and your organization. Let’s take each in turn.
Company demonstrates holistic program and systematic approach to protecting confidential company, client, and third-party information across global operation
STAMFORD, CT, July 23, 2019 — EXTEND Resources, a leading operational performance improvement solutions company, today announced that the company has achieved ISO 27001:2013 certification, the international standard for best practices in information security management systems. SRI, an accredited registrar that provides comprehensive evaluation, auditing, and certification services worldwide, conducted the audit and certification.
STAMFORD, CT, January 17, 2019 — EXTEND Resources today announced that the company has acquired a controlling interest in Nighthawk Global Business Process Services, Inc., a leading provider of outsourced business and legal support services headquartered in Manila, Philippines.