Albert King, the Chief Data Officer of the Scottish Government, discussed the key aspects involved in Scotland's artificial intelligence (AI) strategy in a session of Cognilytica's AI in Government speaker series. The country prioritizes data as a means to improve decision-making and enable national goals.
The share of CEOs forced out of office for ethical lapses has been on the rise, according to a new study, which shows that forced turnovers due to ethical lapses rose from 3.9 percent of all successions in 2007–11 to 5.3 percent in 2012–16, due in large part to increased public scrutiny and accountability of executives.
Ignoring cybersecurity whistleblowers or, even worse, subjecting them to retaliation will not fix data security problems. Instead, it will only result in increasing an organization's legal exposure and driving cybersecurity whistleblowers to report externally.
DOJ and SEC statements driving CCO concerns over changes in compliance regulations and scrutiny
April 18, 2016
Eighty-one percent of compliance officers have increased apprehension when it comes to their personal liability in situations of corporate misconduct, according to a new survey released by lawfirm DLA Piper. This uneasy adjustment stems from shifts in tone from Washington, DC, including the appointment of Hui Chen as the Justice Department’s first compliance counsel, and the release of the Yates Memo outlining a plan to prosecute individual corporate employees and incentivize reforms, according to the 2016 Compliance Risk Report: CCOs Under Scrutiny.