Those operating in the technology industries have a higher risk as companies have visibility or access into confidential information of employees or clients.

  • Reflections on the 2018 CPO Study

    Reflections on the 2018 CPO Study

    This time last year The Red Flag Group® collaborated with ProcureCon to conduct a study on the direction that 2018 would take for technology and the strategic transformation of procurement departments

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  • Technology and infrastructure reviews for third party programme implementation

    Technology and infrastructure reviews for third party programme implementation

    We worked to understand the infrastructure and systems in their highest risk business units.  We suggested they use their internal systems to implement all or part of the programmes.

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  • The top five areas organisations should focus on to meet GDPR obligations

    The top five areas organisations should focus on to meet GDPR obligations

    With the imminent commencement of the European Union’s General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR), companies are struggling to bring their privacy programmes up to the new standard...

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  • Webinar: Using technology to optimise and improve the management of your Gifts, Travel and Entertainment (GTE) programme

    Webinar: Using technology to optimise and improve the management of your Gifts, Travel and Entertainment (GTE) programme

    Gifts, Travel and Entertainment (GTE) webinar

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  • Uber's case for compliance

    Uber's case for compliance

    The compliance woes of Uber Technology Inc. (“Uber”) have been all over the news recently. Let’s examine the steps taken by Uber and its Board after a former Uber engineer published a blog on February

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  • The 10 steps to achieving a data privacy compliance framework

    The 10 steps to achieving a data privacy compliance framework

    Managing the risks of data privacy is a significant undertaking for any organisation. Having a framework in place to manage the continuous nature of the programme is essential.

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  • Our 10 year anniversary and The Red Flag Group in numbers

    Our 10 year anniversary and The Red Flag Group in numbers

    Founded in 2006, the Firm has evolved and rapidly grown to meet the needs of our clients, developing cutting-edge information and technology solutions to complement our due diligence and advisory...

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  • Compliance software – a solution or creating another problem?

    Compliance software – a solution or creating another problem?

    Compliance software can include any technology which is used to aid a compliance officer in the daily running of their compliance programmes. The technology itself can range from simple emails...

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  • Identify and manage compliance issues using email sweeps

    Identify and manage compliance issues using email sweeps

    Many companies find that they experience the same type of compliance issues over and over again. Most companies however, will only find these issues from audit sampling or from internal whistleblowing

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  • Podcast: Using technology to manage your supply chain risks

    Podcast: Using technology to manage your supply chain risks

    Software platforms can provide a lot of efficiencies such as a reduction of time, resources and a more manageable audit trail. Still, software cannot do everything.

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  • Benchmarking the due diligence efforts of technology companies

    Benchmarking the due diligence efforts of technology companies

    The Red Flag Group has amassed hundreds of thousands of due diligence reports in its 10-year history. During this time, the Firm has meticulously kept data on the major trends unearthed while ...

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  • How technology can help manage conflicts of interest

    How technology can help manage conflicts of interest

    There is perhaps no job description more closely associated with the phrase ‘conflicts of interest’ (COI) than that of the bank trader. Whether one thinks back to the seemingly crazy scenario of ...

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  • Yahoo, Verizon and data security, reputational and M&A risk

    Yahoo, Verizon and data security, reputational and M&A risk

    One of The Red Flag Group’s 23 identified risk areas is data security. That risk is becoming more ever-present, particularly for United States companies. However, we now have the intersection of ...

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  • Companies should adopt a risk-based approach to BYOD security

    Companies should adopt a risk-based approach to BYOD security

    The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released almost 200 pages of notes from its recent probe into Hillary Clinton’s private email server. Given that a summary of the 200 ...

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  • Five things to expect from modern compliance training

    Five things to expect from modern compliance training

    Some things are just expected when you buy a new car. For example, if the car doesn’t come with a CD player, keyless entry, cruise control, anti-lock brakes and power steering, it is hard to ...

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  • Food tech start-up probe highlights channel stuffing concerns

    Food tech start-up probe highlights channel stuffing concerns

    All companies across all industry sectors must ensure that channel stuffing does not take place within their operations. This is particularly important since the practice was classified as a ...

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  • Reputational benefits of security compliance should be sufficiently persuasive

    Reputational benefits of security compliance should be sufficiently persuasive

    February’s high profile US$81 million heist on Bangladesh Bank revealed that weak security measures made it easier to hack into computers that were subsequently used to send messages requesting ...

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  • Reputational concerns mount for Apple following EU tax ruling

    Reputational concerns mount for Apple following EU tax ruling

    A poor understanding of complex cross-border fiscal and taxation policies can result in the possible violation of relevant laws. However, utilising complex cross-border arrangements to knowingly ...

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  • Privacy Shield raises questions but offers few surprises

    Privacy Shield raises questions but offers few surprises

    The Privacy Shield replaces the data transfer arrangement generally known as Safe Harbor, which was invalidated by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) last year in the Schrems decision.

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  • Podcast: Utility industry compliance as a guide for ABC compliance

    Podcast: Utility industry compliance as a guide for ABC compliance

    The utility industry is one of the most regulated industries in the United States, and the compliance process is similar to that of other industries. Learn more in this podcast!

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