May, 2010 Newsletter Articles

ISO 27003 Guidance

May 15, 2010 in Newsletter | 0 comments

The ISO toolbox of information security standards has grown with the addition of the ISO 27003 guidance standard for the successful design and implementation of ISO 27001. The ISO 27003:2010 standard is titled, Information technology – Security techniques – Information security management system implementation guidance. The new standard gives advice that will be useful for all types of security-conscious groups, regardless of their size, complexity, and risks. Information security is constantly in the news with identity theft,...

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Connecting in 2010

May 15, 2010 in Newsletter | 0 comments

According to Maribeth Kuzmeski in Just My E-Pinion, if you are looking for ways to increase your bottom line without increasing your budget, the secret lies in your ability to connect. In today’s business world, social networking can’t be ignored. The author notes that we promote products on Facebook, network through LinkedIn, and get news updates via Twitter. However, while social networking is a great way to connect, it’s easy to forget that what you’re aiming for are meaningful connections. While everyone else...

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Riskier Business

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According to an article by Jill Jusko in Industry Week, today’s uncertain economic climate is driving greater focus on risk management. She said that Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett recently made very clear where he believes the responsibility for risk management lies: with the chief executive officer. “If Berkshire ever gets in trouble, it will be my fault. It will not be because of misjudgments made by a risk committee or chief risk officer,” he wrote in his annual letter to Berkshire shareholders. Signs...

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Re-Shoring to America

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The National Tooling & Machining Association (NTMA), Precision Metalforming Association (PMA), and Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT) have announced the 2010 Contract Manufacturing Purchasing Fair, also known as the Re-Shoring Fair. This new event will place an emphasis on bringing lost manufacturing jobs back to the United States by uniting OEMs with competitive domestic suppliers. It will be held May 12, 2010 at the Hyatt Regency Irvine Hotel in Irvine, California. The fair will focus on machined, stamped, and fabricated...

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