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.
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.