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Jul
27
2016

Can You Place a Value on Organizational Security? (Yes, and Here's How To Calculate It)

By Sarah Walker

Business today is more globalized, competitive and innovative than ever before. The trends in business internationally and domestically place increasing importance on tighter security. The amount of information security each company should have can be hard to measure, but what is even more difficult to measure is the success of existing security systems or protocols.

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Aug
26
2015

Using Averages in Your Business Data Analysis? You May Be Overlooking Risk.

By Sean Brooks


Have you ever wondered why your sales forecasts are off, you overshoot your budget estimates, or your projects miss critical deadlines? You believe that you’ve conducted thorough data analyses and yet the frustration of inaccurate estimates continues to haunt you. So what’s the problem? Where have you gone wrong?

You may be impairing your plans from the beginning by building them with numbers that represent “best guesses” in place of uncertain inputs. In other words, you’ve put one number into each spreadsheet cell that actually represents an uncertain, future quantity. Consider the following example:

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Feb
26
2015

It’s Time To Put Your Insider Threat Program To The Test

By Edward Chester

An insider threat is one of the greatest dangers you can face at your federal agency. 

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Oct
09
2014

Error-Proof Your HSPD-12 Compliance: Best Practices And Lessons Learned

By John Dillard

There’s no doubt your national defense or security agency has heard of Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12. In fact, you’ve likely already felt some of its implications as compliance deadlines have come into full force and as others loom on the near horizon.

However, closing the gap between launching your Personal Identity Verification (PIV) card system and actually making it an error-proof process is not an easy feat for any federal security agency – including yours.

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Apr
10
2014

4 Strategic Planning Steps For Better Overall Decision Making

By John Dillard

Crafting a strategic plan doesn’t have to be a painful, expensive process for your business or government agency. Rather, think of it as a decision-making process that keeps you from making the same mistakes year after year.

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