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Automotive ISAC

May 16, 2017
The Automotive Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Auto-ISAC) is a non-profit information sharing organization that provides a trusted environment and platform for automotive manufacturers and suppliers to collaborate on cybersecurity. Founded by a global group of automakers in 2015, the ...more
Category: NCI and ISAC's

National Council of ISAC's (NCI)

May 16, 2017
Sector-based Information Sharing and Analysis Centers (ISACs) collaborate and coordinate with each other via the National Council of ISACs (NCI). Formed in 2003, the NCI today comprises 24 organizations designated by their sectors as their information sharing and operational arms.   The ...more
Category: NCI and ISAC's

The Big 9 Strategic Shareholder Values

April 29, 2017
You may have heard us mention the "Big 9" Strategic Shareholder Values which we use to measure GRC and Work Excellence program. Here's the list: | | 1. Return of Equity (ROE) 2. Return on Investment (ROI) 3. Return on Assets (ROA) 4. Earnings Before Interest, Taxes and Depreciation ...more

Yet Another Definition of GRC; What's in this GRC bag of tricks?

April 26, 2017
When we put out the word to our Members that we were interested in getting their inputs on how they defined, and perceived, a GRC program initiative... we weren't prepared by the overwhelming response of comments and thoughts. This has been a resounding success in terms of upping our ...more

Hard Fork

April 05, 2017
We'd like to call your attention to the "Hard Fork" term, which Investopedia has defined for us, very nicely, as follows: DEFINITION of 'Hard Fork' As it relates to blockchain technology, a hard fork (or sometimes hardfork) is a radical change to the protocol that makes ...more
Category: Hard Fork

Bitcoin Blocks vs Regular Blocks

April 05, 2017
We'd like to call your attention to the " Block " term, which Investopedia has defined for us, very nicely, as follows under the blockchain and bitcoin definitions: ​ What is a 'Blockchain' A blockchain is a public ledger of all Bitcoin transactions that have ever been executed. It ...more
Category: Block

Proof of Work

April 05, 2017
We'd like to call your attention to the " Proof of Work " term, which Investopedia has defined for us, very nicely, as follows: ​ DEFINITION of 'Proof of Work' Proof of work describes a system that requires a not-insignificant but feasible amount of effort in order to deter frivolous or ...more
Category: Proof of Work

Cryptocurrency

April 04, 2017
We'd like to call your attention to the " cryptocurrency" term, which Investopedia has defined for us, very nicely, as follows: What is a 'Cryptocurrency' A cryptocurrency is a digital or virtual currency that uses cryptography for security. A cryptocurrency is difficult to counterfeit ...more
Category: Cryptocurrency

Coinjoin and Coin Mixing

April 04, 2017
We'd like to call your attention to the "Coinjoin" and Coin Mixing" terms, which Investopedia has defined for us, very nicely, as follows: ​| An anonymization strategy that protects the privacy of Bitcoin users when they conduct transactions with each other. Coinjoin requires multiple parties ...more
Category: Coinjoin

Bitcoin Mining

April 04, 2017
We'd like to call your attention to the "Bitcoin Mining" term, which Investopedia has defined for us, very nicely, as follows: ​ Bitcoin mining is the process by which transactions are verified and added to the public ledger, known as the block chain, and also the means through which new ...more
Category: Bitcoin Mining