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Top Management Will Be Liable For CSP Incidents

Gartner research predicts that in four years the top management of companies that suffer cyber-physical security (CSP) incidents will routinely be held liable, especially those…

Samsung Chief Indicted Again After Serving Time For Bribery

Lee Jae-yong, heir to the South Korean tech company Samsung, was indicted on Sept. 1 on charges of engaging in stock price manipulation, unfair trading…

You Can Watch Your Employees Pee In Ohio

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that employers can have someone watch as employees give a urine sample. The decision comes in a locally well-publicized…

Courts Holding Amazon Liable For Defective Products

More than 2.5 million third-party vendors, based everywhere from Arkansas to China, sell their goods on Amazon, which typically takes a cut of roughly 15…

Tesla Employee Sinks Russian Gangster’s Malware Plot

The bare facts of a recently-foiled plot to plant malware on Tesla’s computers read like a thriller. In mid-July, a Russian named Egor Igorevich Kruichkov…

Big Oil Ripe For M&A, But Capital Is Hesitant

Exxon’s historic ouster from the Dow after a 92 year run is emblematic of the restructuring that the energy industry is facing. With investors looking…

Antitrust Suit Looms For Google’s New GC

Google has named Halimah DeLaine Prado, a veteran of the tech giant’s legal team, to be its new  general counsel. She has a lot on…

Tips To Avoid Compromised Contractor Accounts

Companies rely on contractors, and often give them user accounts with access to sensitive data, but the risk of contractor account compromise appears to be…

Was “Build The Wall” GC Asleep At The Wheel?

Four principals of crowdfunding organization “We Build the Wall,” including former Trump compadre and campaign manager Stephen Bannon, have been indicted on fraud charges. We…

Compliance Conundrum: Pay a Bounty and They Thrive

You always get what you pay for in the corporate world, but that doesn’t guarantee the outcome you hoped for. Richard Cassin calls that axiom…

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