Organizational Growth is Impossible Without Organizational Change

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You can’t make an omelet without breaking some eggs and you can’t make it through a transformation without the disruptions. As the new calendar year unfolds, so does the opportunity for us to self-assess and evolve. Just like our personal resolutions drive individual growth, embracing change becomes the cornerstone of organizational progress. We are in […]

Justice for the Vulnerable: An ICM Look at Human Trafficking

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The Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) reports[i] that the number of people prosecuted for human trafficking increased from 729 in 2011 to 1672 in 2022, indicating an increase of over 125%. Human trafficking is a kind of modern-day slavery affecting an estimated 27.6 million victims globally[ii]. Victims of trafficking are often […]

Breaking Bad, Breaking Barriers: Inside the Fight Against the Opioid Epidemic

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The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) research shows that 3M U.S. citizens and 16M individuals worldwide have had or are suffering from opioid use disorder (OUD)i, a chronic condition where individuals find it difficult to control themselves to stay away from using opioids. This chronic addiction characterized by uncontrollable opioid use isn’t just a […]

Incoming: Scam Likely (Los Angeles, CA)

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Who are these callers and why is it so important that they reach you about your car’s extended warranty? Imagine you’re enjoying the warmth from sipping a hot cup of coffee on a crisp morning. Suddenly, your phone rings and a familiar voice cuts through the tranquillity. It’s your old friend, Mark. With urgency, he […]

A Closer Look at the Rising Property Crimes in the U.S.

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Being proactive in protecting your belongings can increase the chances of successful investigation and recovery in case of an unfortunate event. The 2022 Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) annual crime report indicates a 1.7% decrease in violent crime nationwide compared to 2021. Despite an overall decline, the property crimes landscape tells a contrasting story – […]

GTA: Grand Theft America

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More than Property RisksDavid Perez was in a supermarket when SUV was stolen and the thief sped it away at 100mph, along with his 11-year-old child. Source: Newsweek1 The FBI’s comprehensive dataset1 of 11 million criminal offenses presents a notable surge in property-related offenses such as motor vehicle theft. Although violent incidents across the country […]

Financial Fallout: The Expensive Cost of Cyber Attacks in Federal Agencies

Financial Fallout: The Expensive Cost of Cyber Attacks in Federal Agencies

When Cyber Supply Chain vulnerabilities are mentioned, most people immediately recall front-page coverage of attacks like the 2020 SolarWindsi incident, where the company’s Orion platform was a victim of a supply chain attack that affected thousands of systems and customers on a global scale. What followed was nothing short of a digital storm, affecting approximately […]

CIRCIA: A Law that Unifies

CIRCIA a Law that Unifies

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), a division of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), is responsible for leading the national effort to defend critical infrastructure from cyber-attacks. The Cyber Incident Reporting for Critical Infrastructure Act of 2022 (CIRCIA) was enacted last March in order to strengthen America’s cybersecurity posture and standardize proactive responses […]

Lifecycle of a Cyber Incident

Vicious Lifecycle of Cyber Incident

In 2022, cybercriminals exposed about 50 million health records of Americans through different attacks and breaches across 79 financial companies affected 9.4M customers. Although phishing attacks, where bad actors use social engineering to trick users into revealing information, are among the most common, ransomware attacks have grown a tremendous amount. Based on a study of […]

From Algorithms to Agencies: Exploration of Federal Regulations for AI

From Algorithms to Agencies: Exploration of Federal Regulations for AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly becoming the cornerstone of technology innovation, as evidenced by our nation’s spending and investment decisions, and the public sector is no exception. Stanford’s “Artificial Intelligence Index Report 2023,” which tracks and collates data related to AI in pursuit of becoming the most credible and authoritative source for AI data and […]