A Risk-Based Approach to Mergers and Acquisitions presented at CISOPhiladelphia 2015

by Stephen Hendrie,

Summary : Hershey has a long history of mergers and acquisitions, and a relatively new approach to holistic risk management. Steve Hendrie shares how his risk-based security program is challenging the company’s traditional approach to M&A by integrating cybersecurity, data protection and risk ownership into the business conversations around M&A activity. He’ll discuss friction points, lessons learned and success stories in this case study examining the organization-wide transformation that occurs when information security is placed within the context of an enterprise risk management model.