CAPS News - 14 July 2021
Digital Connectivity and Data Protection in Supply Management
A recent CAPS report looks at supplier assessments, the ins and outs of building cybersecurity measures into contracts, and best practices for supplier data protection. [Read more in the CAPS blog]
Phishing tops the list of leading causes of ransomware attacks
Ransomware attacks that result from poor user practices and lack of cybersecurity reinforce the need for user education.
[See the causes of attacks on Statista]
The U.S. is not ready to defend or compete in the AI era
According to the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (AI), China could soon become the world’s “AI superpower.”
[Read more on CNBC]
71% of orgs actively address data security in managing supplier risk
Additionally, 31% of companies said their risk efforts were strategic. With an eye on the future, how do your organization’s supplier risk efforts compare?
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The SEC’s first round of new human capital disclosures is in
Companies are required to describe human capital resources and measures used to manage the business. What are the common themes and industry patterns?
[Read more on FEI]
Employment activity in services sector down 6% since May
Employment opportunities are increasing but so are the difficulties in finding qualified candidates to fill openings.
[Read the ISM Report on Business]
Companies cutting office space predict long-term savings
Though companies could save significantly from downsizing, many are shouldering one-time charges to sublet or cancel leases.
[Read more on WSJ]