Compliance Theater

Welcome to Compliance Theater!  No, it’s not a new series on PBS.  Unfortunately, it’s the reality that many compliance professionals face on a daily basis.  When a company puts on the window dressing of compliance, without the substance to back it up, it can cause significant issues for dedicated compliance...

A Different Perspective

As many of you may know, my husband (Chris Mark) is a very proud former Marine.  Recently, he was asked by National  Review to give his perspective on being a USMC sniper.  His article is published here.  I may be partial, but it’s definitely worth the read.  Hollywood and...

On Executive Orders and Payment Security

Today, President Obama introduced the BuySecure initiative.  The idea is to “lead by example.”  The President’s order requires the federal government to engage in more secure payments – both in making and accepting payments.  For instance, the federal government is to issue EMV cards and to replace existing terminals with...