Changing the Game: Reputation Risk in the Cyber Era
Guest Post by Geary Sikich (first posted on CERM ® RISK INSIGHTS – reposted here with permission)
Merriam Webster Dictionary defines reputation as:
1a: overall quality or character as seen or judged by people in general
b: recognition by other people of some characteristic or ability has the reputation of being clever
2: a place in public esteem or regard: good name; trying to protect his reputation
the beliefs or opinions that are generally held about someone or something.
“his reputation was tarnished by allegations that he had taken bribes”
a widespread belief that someone or something has a particular habit or characteristic.
“his knowledge of his subject earned him a reputation as an expert”