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Thinking About Bugs in The Office

10/5/20: Don’t laugh too fast. These bugs are the vulnerabilities in technology that can bring companies to their knees. The answer isn’t bug spray; it’s a bug bounty program. A recent post by Harry Cassin on The FCPA Blog asked, “Are Bug Bounty Programs the Next Big Thing in Compliance?”

His post goes through what they are including pointing out such sobering hacks and breaches as those at Yahoo and Equifax, how they work, and why they matter to compliance pros. As usual, Cassin’s post is succinct with several links to additional information.

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Five Countries’ Stands Against COVID-19

10/5/20: It is hard not to get caught up in what our host country is doing or saying or even avoiding as we all grapple with the risks and ramifications of responding to the pandemic. The international law firm Globalaw has published an article entitled “Business Ethics during COVID-19" on its website. The article, which features the work of multiple authors from the firm, highlights the approach taken in five different countries or jurisdictions: Australia, Hong Kong, Mexico, the UK and the US.

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The ROI of Ethics

10/5/20: The “newer normal” of working from home and relying on a variety of internet-based technologies has increased the familiarity and comfort many of have with online videos and podcasts. A video conversation between Tom Fox and Yonason Goldson, both recognized thinkers and writers in the world of ethics and compliance, brings that reality to light...

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Ethics, COVID-19, and Reopening the Economy

10/5/20: With news about the pandemic and economic conditions, how these two challenges interplay in an ethical manner can escape scrutiny. Tia Powel, MD, has written an essay on the ethics of reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic that was featured on the Psychiatric Times website recently. She writes “A failure to root decisions in data and analysis ultimately leads to moral failures...

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Does Corporate Sustainability Matter in a Pandemic?

9/22/20: A benchmarking survey conducted by the National Association for Environmental, Health, Safety, and Sustainability Management (NAEM) illustrates some of the progress that’s being made in corporate sustainability initiatives “… during the global pandemic, racial justice movement and current business climate.”...

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