Our hearts are heavy and filled with profound sadness. The senseless death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, here in Minneapolis, home city of PLUS and its staff, point to the bigotry and racism that remain endemic and tolerated in parts of our society. This sorrowful event, and other recent senseless killings, and the protests that are occurring in cities across the country have shaken our nation to its core and ignited frustration and anger across the globe. As an association committed to inclusiveness and diversity, PLUS and our industry must reflect on the pain this event has caused [...]
By Louie Castoria, Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP Nearly four decades before #MeToo, and one year before Harvey Weinstein’s first film was released, Professor Catharine MacKinnon pioneered the movement to treat workplace sexual harassment of women as sexual discrimination, in her groundbreaking scholarly book, Sexual Harassment of Working Women (1979). Flash forward to May 22, 2018, when Professor MacKinnon, the Elizabeth A. Long Professor of Law at the University of Michigan and James Barr Ames Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School,, presented a stark but hopeful assessment of women’s rights worldwide at the PLUS Foundation’s Women’s Leadership Network event, “Abusers [...]
Here's more from our interview with Internet Security Alliance president Larry Clinton from the 2018 PLUS Cyber Liability Symposium. In this clip he discusses what organizations should be doing to improve their network security today, how boards of directors can better address cyber risk, and what risk exposure worries him the most. Don't miss part 1 of our discussion with Larry Clinton.