Monthly Archives: May 2011

Data security is a growing crisis risk

The hacking of 77 million personal files held by Sony PlayStation, followed by a second Sony breach involving another 24 million files, is probably the worst ever data loss by an organization. Exceeding even the 26.5 million personal files famously lost … Continue reading

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Common sense trumps common law

When your new CEO is suddenly dumped after just ten weeks and sues you for $7 million, that can be a potential reputational crisis. But the experience of Australian clothing retailer Country Road helps demonstrate that the law court is … Continue reading

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Sex scandal tests whether reputation really matters

Just when David Jones probably thought they had weathered the storm of last year’s sex scandal, the latest reputation index has emerged to smack them over the head. But the question has to be asked – Does a hit to … Continue reading

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