Lower EUC Risk with Automated Controls

How to Safeguard  your Data in Excel

Posted by Craig Hattabaugh on Jun 3, 2019 8:36:21 AM

There are numerous, well-publicized incidents of data loss and data breach associated with the use of spreadsheets. This perpetual information security risk has led many to call for doing away with spreadsheets entirely. But before you go disrupting any critical business processes that aren’t really broken, consider taking advantage of a new Excel add-in that is available at no cost via Microsoft AppSource.

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Topics: Data & Information Governance, Spreadsheet Controls, information security, PII, GDPR Compliance, Spreadsheets

Don’t be Headline News: Protect the PII Under Your Control

Posted by Craig Hattabaugh on Jan 29, 2019 1:58:53 PM

There should be no schadenfreude experienced after the news reports of BlackRock accidentally leaking a spreadsheet containing the PII (personally identifiable information) of close to 20,000 independent financial advisors who distribute their iShares products.  It can happen to anyone and in fact, it happens all the time.

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Topics: Spreadsheet Controls, EUC Controls, information security, PII

5 Steps to More Effective Spreadsheet & EUC Controls

Posted by Leslie Miller on Aug 24, 2017 9:25:00 AM

 

Everyone knows spreadsheets and other EUCs are risky. Although EUC risk is very real, it’s become routine and it’s readily accepted.  It shouldn’t be!  Learn 5 Steps to Stronger Spreadsheet & EUC Controls. 

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Topics: Spreadsheet Controls, EUC Controls

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