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Cyberhedge: A Case Study in Cyber Governance: Pitney Bowes

Is it implemented its wide-sweeping digital transformation strategy, Pitney Bowes had three priorities to consider — top-line growth, cost savings, and cybersecurity — but it only chose to prioritize two, leaving vulnerable its newly expanded threat surface. Company leadership only realized the impact of this error after having to announce two incidents, which reflect poorly on the brand and its technology management.

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Cyberhedge: The data behind "It's not if…but when"

For the first time, there is actual data to support the premise, “It’s not if… but when,” and perhaps more importantly, “Has it already happened?” Verodin provides companies with important proof points to pinpoint and better manage areas of cyber risk, while Cyberhedge models quantify this cyber risk in financial terms — all before a hack occurs.

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Ryan Dodd: Another hack leads to market losses. Time for more ‘activist’ behavior from asset managers

Another hack leads to market losses. Time for more ‘activist’ behavior from asset managers. Demanding improved cyber governance is one example how asset managers can fulfil the FCA’s value for money rules. The customer data breach reported by Marriott International on 30thNovember stands out as one of the most noteworthy security incidents of 2018, even in a year that saw serious incidents suffered by British Airways, Facebook, Uber, and many other household names.

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Cyberhedge: Capital One Financial

Capital One’s loss of customer data is another example of the increasing (not so hidden) costs of corporate “Digital Transformation” strategies. Capital One was a market leader in creating operational efficiencies with technology to lower overhead costs. A more detailed analysis, however, suggests the company didn’t re-invest enough of the cash it generated from technology savings back into making its network and cloud more secure.

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Ryan Dodd: Why is Cyber Risk So Difficult to Manage? Companies Are Too Focused on the Threat

Why is cyber risk managed differently from other major risks companies face? Energy companies don’t spend outsized budgets on hedging risk from swings in energy prices. Well managed energy companies spend their money to extract more value of their existing assets, ensuring profitability in any price environment. Likewise, shareholders of manufacturing companies expect a larger percent of annual budgets to be spent improving process and profits, not insuring and protecting the factory grounds.

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What are the Cyberhedge Cyber Governance Indices?

These first ever benchmarks prove good cyber governance matters to shareholder value. They measure stock market performance of companies with good and with bad cyber governance scores. Scores are based on Cyberhedge’s proprietary cyber governance rating methodology. Market performance is tracked by an independent firm. The results show that companies with good cyber governance outperform their peers in US, UK, and EU markets.

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