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OIG issues COVID-19 fraud alert over health scare scams

Christi A. Grimm, the principal deputy inspector general, warns about “bad actors” preying on people’s fears over COVID-19 and perpetuating fraud schemes.

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Don’t let coronavirus fears leave you vulnerable to hacking schemes

As more companies around the world require, or highly recommend, that their employees work remotely to prevent the further spread of the novel coronavirus, hackers who thrive off fear see this as an opportune time to carry out a cyber-attack. In this time of fear and uncertainty, it’s more critical than ever to practice good security hygiene (just think of it as the technical version of proper handwashing).

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Eight steps for designing a coronavirus crisis management plan

With the coronavirus pandemic front and center on everyone’s mind these days, companies are having to walk a fine line between taking care to communicate necessary and important information while also preventing widespread panic. How to go about doing that effectively begins and ends with a robust crisis management plan.

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Employees working from home to avoid coronavirus? Protect your data

With the coronavirus threat having moved on from disrupting your business’s supply chain to threatening your employees’ health at home, now is the time to implement that company-wide remote workplace plan.

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Disruptions caused by coronavirus affecting global supply chain

Investors rattled by China’s burgeoning coronavirus outbreak reacted Monday by shifting investments from stocks into more secure investments like government bonds and gold.

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Third-Party Risk Management & Oversight Summit: Best practices to ensure you’re prepared for the worst

Amanda Hill, MBA, CISA, senior manager, corporate IT audit, Arrow Electronics, shared insights at last year’s summit, and she’s back by popular demand! Hill will join a panel discussion on best practices regarding third-party relationships, disaster planning (including the coronavirus outbreak), and recovery strategies at FRA and Compliance Week’s Third-Party Risk Management & Oversight Summit New York in March.

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Third-Party Risk Management & Oversight Summit: Best practices to ensure you’re prepared for a swift recovery when disaster strikes

All companies must have a comprehensive plan in place in case of a disaster, according to Lisa Beth Lentini Walker, CEO and founder, Lumen Worldwide Endeavors, and Amanda Hill, MBA, CISA, internal audit manager, Western Union. Lentini Walker and Hill will discuss best practices regarding third-party relationships, disaster planning, and recovery strategies at FRA and Compliance Week’s Third-Party Risk Management & Oversight Summit San Francisco 2019 at Marines’ Memorial Club, Dec. 9-10.

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Compliance lessons from recent nine-figure FCPA settlements

Hiring practices in the financial services industry, third-party risk in the technology sector, and a continued focus by the government on individual prosecutions are just a few areas of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement activity in 2019.

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Survey: Companies believe they've underinvested in TPRM

A survey published by Deloitte highlights the latest trends—both opportunities and challenges—in companies’ journey toward a more mature extended enterprise risk management program, one in which third-party risk management is integrated across the firm and led from the top.