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    1. NASDAQ OMX Reports Record Fourth Quarter 2013 Results

      NASDAQ OMX Reports Record Fourth Quarter 2013 Results

      NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today reported results for the fourth quarter of 2013. Fourth quarter net revenues were $520 million, up from $422 million in the prior year period, driven by both acquisitions and organic growth in Technology Solutions, Information Services, and Listing Services. On an organic basis fourth quarter net revenues increased 5% year-over-year.

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    2. Managing Multiple Boards

      Managing Multiple Boards

      Corporate Secretaries can often end up managing five, ten or twenty boards that are either related in some way to, or belong to affiliates. It can be time-consuming and difficult to disseminate information to these diverse boards around the world on a timely basis. As boards continue to become geographically dispersed, and as the fiduciary responsibilities of Corporate Secretaries and Directors increase, ensuring you have a board portal solution with ‘Enterprise Management’ is crucial. Enterprise Management comes into play for “joint” meetings across affiliates allowing the portal Administrator the ability to centralize all distributions and communications to multiple affiliate boards.

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    3. 2013 PE & VC IPO Sentiment Study

      2013 PE & VC IPO Sentiment Study

      PitchBook, an independent and impartial private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) research firm, and NASDAQ OMX, the world’s largest exchange company, have partnered to conduct the 2013 PE & VC IPO Sentiment Study in order to get a better understanding of investment professionals’ outlook for the year ahead. This report utilizes data gathered from more than 130 respondents in the PE and VC industries, including investors, lenders, financial advisors, and attorneys.

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    4. Tactics for Cyberdefense

      Tactics for Cyberdefense

      The question of, “how to protect our information and defend against cyber threats” continues to be at the forefront for executives and boards of directors. In a recent piece for the CIO Journal section of the Wall Street Journal, NASDAQ OMX’s Chief Information Security Officer, Mark G. Graff, discusses specific tactics for defending against Advanced Persistent Threats – such as educating employees and filtering network traffic. The full column can be read here.

      Neither Mark Graff nor NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions, Inc. has a vested interest in the companies mentioned in the article.


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    5. The Evolving Role of the CISO

      The Evolving Role of the CISO

      Security is an integral part of an organization. As the security function grows in scope, the role of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) has greatly evolved. A CISO oversees much more than the standard security procedures and technical tasks such as firewall, antivirus and spyware software management. Today, the CISO role has evolved into a security risk manager - managing business continuity plans, confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information, and a culture of security awareness.

      On the 83rd episode of the industry renowned Silver Bullet Security Podcast, Mark Graff, CISO at NASDAQ OMX discusses what exactly a CISO does all ...

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    6. Riding the Mobile Technology Wave in the Boardroom – Kevin Asuncion

      Riding the Mobile Technology Wave in the Boardroom – Kevin Asuncion

      As technology continues to evolve it plays an integral role in augmenting Board Members’ fiduciary responsibilities in overseeing an organization’s strategic and tactical initiatives.  To be an effective board member that adds true value, there should be a high level of responsiveness, workflow efficiency and full engagement before, during, and after meetings. The introduction of Mobile applications for Board members provides solutions to these needs.

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    7. “A Guide to a Paperless Boardroom” - Kevin Asuncion

      “A Guide to a Paperless Boardroom” - Kevin Asuncion

      Conducting paperless board meetings sounds like a daunting task when looking at the project as a whole, but broken into simple and achievable steps, the process can be quite rewarding and the end result will be more engaged, informed and efficient Directors, Executives and support staff.  Developing a project plan with key stakeholders, gating factors, milestone dates and a project lead will ensure a timely and seamless transition from a paper laden process to a clean and efficient paperless Boardroom.  This guide provides a good process to help you in reaching your eventual goal.

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    8. The Everyday Board Portal By: Kevin Asuncion

      The Everyday Board Portal By: Kevin Asuncion

      One of the ongoing challenges facing board portal applications is how to stay relevant on the desktops and mobile devices of Board Members, Executives and other governance professionals when they are using a bevy of software solutions to facilitate and augment their daily workflows.  Fighting for shelf space, if you will, is a daunting task for any board portal provider, but there are three key elements that need to be achieved in order to break in to the top five applications that directors and executives will use every day, before, during and after regularly scheduled meetings.

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