Cynthia Cavendish-Carey

IT Security: Leading the Safety Effort

By Cynthia Cavendish-Carey, Vice President, C4CS The fourth in the series, this article delves into the essential leadership roles for the two distinct areas for the protection of data and IT assets: IT Security and Information Technology. There are typically two roles that lead these groups within a company. Chief Information Security Office (CISO): A senior-level […]

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IT Security Risks: So, What’s the Plan?

By Cynthia Cavendish-Carey, Vice President, C4CS Benjamin Franklin is quoted as saying “by failing to prepare, you prepare to fail.” Truer words were never spoken, including when it comes to IT security. In previous articles, we explored the important distinctions between IT Security as opposed to Cybersecurity and the multitude of threats companies face in this […]

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IT Security Risks: Addressing the Scope and Variety of Threats

by Cynthia Cavendish-Carey, Vice President, C4CS Truly, the only constant is change. This is especially a fact in the Information Technology (IT) world. Hackers and cyber criminals are continually becoming more sophisticated in their strategies and tactics to infiltrate and disrupt IT assets – personal and professional. Is your organization prepared to address the numerous and […]

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IT Security: Clarifying Terminology

IT Security and Cybersecurity – What’s the Difference? by Cynthia Cavendish-Carey, Vice President, C4CS Technology pervades many aspects of our lives in today’s connected world. It truly is a global village when it comes to the internet and The Digital Age. We must all be on our guard to avoid attempted or realized disruptions from increasing […]

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Exercise: A Healthy Workout for Maximizing Crisis Readiness

by Cynthia Cavendish-Carey, Vice President, C4CS : Recurring crisis exercises that are tailored to fit the company’s needs are imperative to maximizing crisis readiness, including the efficacy of Crisis Response Teams (CRTs), response procedures, and plans. There are many crisis exercise formats, including tabletop crisis exercises that involve multiple participant groups and functional areas. All […]

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