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Benefits of Using a Board Portal

It may be the digital age, but the information distribution systems many firms use to…

Email and human error behind latest data breach disclosures

Email is the underlying cause of a significant number of data breaches affecting personal information,…

Data whereabouts critical under new privacy laws

Knowing where your data is stored is critical as cloud computing becomes universal and governments…

Boards must embrace digital governance or fall behind: Forrester

The stakes have never been higher for professionals to manage critical issues like cyber risk,…

Cathay Pacific Caught Unprepared in Largest Airline Cybersecurity Breach Ever

Cathay Pacific did not take the necessary measures to protect its data from breach. The…

Health Services Boards Must Act on Cybersecurity Threat

Health Services organisations in Australia are suffering more data breaches than any other sector. Health…

How Boards Can Manage Conflict Of Interest Issues

Under Australian company law, any member of a board of directors must avoid any situation…

Practical governance: seven steps to preparing effective board meeting minutes

Writing board minutes is a central responsibility for all company secretaries. But there’s more to…

Tougher Cyber Security for Financial Companies

The Monetary Authority of Singapore has published a consultation for six new cyber security regulations…

Board Independence at heart of Singapore Corporate Governance Code Update

Monetary Authority of Singapore on Aug. 6, 2018, published an extensive revision to the Corporate…

Five tips to boost board collaboration

An effective board of directors needs to be greater than the sum of its parts.