Do We Really Need To Encrypt Our Customer Data?

Guess what: there’s been another hacker break in. This time it happened at the big U.S. healthcare provider Anthem. Nobody’s quite sure how big of a breech it was, but initial guesses are saying that tens of millions of customer records may have been copied by hackers. What makes this break-in even worse is that … Read moreDo We Really Need To Encrypt Our Customer Data?

What 3 Questions Should CIOs Be Asking?

As a CIO we are always searching for ways that we can better communicate the importance of information technology in order to improve ourselves, our IT shop, and, of course, our company. Exactly how go about doing this is one of life’s greatest mysteries. It turns out that each and every one of us has … Read moreWhat 3 Questions Should CIOs Be Asking?

The HSBC CIO And The Money Laundering Problem

The person with the CIO job has a lot to do in the best of circumstances. When your company has been accused of aiding in aiding in the laundering of US$881M and has had to pay a US$1.9B fine, things just got a whole lot tougher and the importance of information technology doesn’t matter as … Read moreThe HSBC CIO And The Money Laundering Problem