Interview the Experts

UMass Dartmouth Threat Readiness Survey: Employees Are Not Equipped

“Based on our national survey, 50% of all employees are not comfortable that they know how to handle the day-to-day challenges of cyber-security.”

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Dr. Timothy P. Shea
Associate Professor of Management Information Systems in the Charlton College of Business, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Dr. Steven White
Professor of Marketing & International Business in the Charlton College of Business, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

The Hidden Risk in Every M&A Deal and What to do About It

“Managing cyber security risks as a preventative action is a crucial step for companies functioning in today’s business environment – as a corporate and securities lawyer I’ve seen the failure to manage these risks early rear their head later in the M&A context, resulting in unnecessary costs and delays.”

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Tom Burton
Partner at Mintz Levin in the Corporate & Securities Section

Board Directors’ Emerging Role with Cyber Security

“As a board member, I am expected to ask the company leaders whether they have put in place policies and procedures that protect the company, its employees, its customers and its assets against cyber attack. But my real responsibility is to be sure these procedures actually work.”

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Rick Williams
Partner with the Newport Board Group