Alert from a ransomware attack

27 May, 2021

The new reality of ransomware attacks: better targeted, more damaging

The Sophos State of Ransomware 2021 report, an independent survey of 5,400 IT managers in...
Robot holding an apple

20 May, 2021

System error: why AI without humans is a governance challenge

Businesses are facing an Orwellian nightmare that few even recognise exists. As they become increasingly dependent on artificial intelligence, these same technology systems are increasingly being run ...
Electronic circuit in shape of pound symbol

17 May, 2021

Fraud vigilance should be bolstered with the aid of technology

Traditionally, accountants have prided themselves on building client relationships based on mutual trust and an informal assessment of character. They have often satisfied themselves that a new client...
Digital code on skycrapers

7 May, 2021

Raise your digital game: strategy, governance and skills for transformation

As companies emerge from the pandemic among the many lessons learned is the importance of a digital strategy. Lockdowns forced companies to accelerate digital transformation at an unprecedented rate p...
CEO in a board meeting

5 May, 2021

The post-Covid recovery demands ‘context-conscious’ leadership

Context is an often overlooked but crucial issue affecting leadership decision-making at all levels. And in a post-Covid world where the leadership focus is organisational reconstruction rather than r...
Machine learning circuit board

20 April, 2021

Rise of the machines requires a ‘stakeholder approach’ from boards

Companies are in need of a new approach to coping with the risks presented by machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence, according to academics, which should include sharing the governance rol...
Businessman pressing a cybersecurity lock

30 March, 2021

Experts highlight cybersecurity risk amid the pandemic

Cybersecurity is emerging as a key issue during the pandemic, with a host of reports and organisations moving to stress its importance to boards. The World Economic Forum (WEF) throws a spotlight o...
Deana Mulligan

25 February, 2021

Deanna Mulligan: how smart companies can close the skills gap

The world faces a global shortage of technology skills, according to experts, and in our latest podcast Deanna Mulligan, former chief executive of Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, reveals h...
Mark Carney

23 February, 2021

Stripe appoints Mark Carney to its board of directors

Mark Carney, the former governor of the Bank of England, has joined the board of directors at digital payment company Stripe. Carney ...
Man looking at AR on a device

18 February, 2021

FRC backs use of augmented and virtual reality in corporate reporting

Bored of conventional corporate reporting? Tired of flicking through page after page of bland corporate statements and charts? Well, technology experts at a UK financial watchdog might have an answer:...