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Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and
security consulting have caught everyone's attention. If you are a
business operating in today's environment, everyone in your enterprise
is affected. The small merchant who accepts the consumer's credit card,
or the large multinational
corporation processing 10's of millions of credit card transactions
annually, is a potential target.
information, account numbers and CVV's
formulas and process flows
including data centers, distribution and retail operations
about customers, what they buy and annual sales
Access to internal
information, sales proposals and internal company confidential
identifiable information, medical information or customer financial
histories with private banking information
If you collect any of the above,
your business is responsible for securing these against inadvertent
disclosure, theft or malicious intrusion. What about a disaster that has
a profound impact on the way you do business? You have insurance of
course, but can you provide what the insurance company will request to
process a loss claim based on your due diligence procedures?
What are the major factors that impact
Running a business is a difficult
proposition. Dealing with people who sometimes don't understand what they are
required to do and are not fully engaged, jeopardizes the confidence in
your products or services. Those individuals can destroy your brand reputation overnight and are issues
that have a large impact on everyone within the enterprise.
Dealing with technology that doesn't meet
expectations can become an obstacle that impedes the ability to satisfy
the expectations and objectives of a business decision. The industry
sometimes lacks the clarity to separate fact from marketing, leading to
even more painful decisions that eventually impact the bottom line.
PROCESSES AND FACILITIES -
Understanding the complexity of a business
process requires a fair amount of effort to document and educate
everyone involved. Documentation, training and business awareness do
become victims because they do not directly contribute to the production
of revenue, and can be seen as excess and overhead. Striking the
appropriate balance is a challenge with consequences.
Is it easier to run without discipline and
specific direction, calling it "lean and mean"? Knowledge without
experience is reckless. Wisdom is knowledge refined through experience
and lessons learned.
Choose wisely, seeking a balance between
knowledge and experience, fact and fiction, and ability with a proven
Pawnyk Corporation provides
professional services that help companies understand their
risks and cultures to run
their businesses better. Among them, Disaster Recovery
/ Business Continuity processes and Enterprise Security, should encompass
a holistic view of your facilities and information technologies.
is the norm. New business models brought about through acquisition
or merger, risks in the economic environments
or shifts in the marketplace can shake the foundations of your
business. Can you quickly capture the intelligence you need to adapt
to, and benefit from these changes while minimizing business risk?
If not, you're at a disadvantage. You need to have greater
insight to seize greater market share, doing it profitability and
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