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Equifax Data Breach: It's the End of Cybersecurity as We Know It

by John Wheeler  |  September 14, 2017

As most everyone knows by now, one of the single largest data breaches in history was disclosed last week by the credit reporting giant, Equifax. While most people are rightly...

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Gartner's New IRM Magic Quadrant Signals End of GRC Era

by John Wheeler  |  August 16, 2017

Over the past several years, Gartner has evolved its research of Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) technology solutions to meet the increasingly complex needs of the security and risk management...

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Bringing Clarity to "Fluffy Management Stuff" With IRM

by John Wheeler  |  March 29, 2017

I had the honor and privilege to spend several days last week with 400 IT leaders at our Gartner Peer Forum in Orlando, Florida. Speaking to the group gave me...

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NIST Cybersecurity Framework Supports Use of IRM

by John Wheeler  |  January 9, 2017

2017 brings a new focus and urgency to improving cybersecurity at all levels of our society. While a fierce debate rages in Washington, DC over the cyber-intrusion impact on the...

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Emerging Risks in Cybersecurity: Gartner's Top Ten Predictions

by John Wheeler  |  August 26, 2016

This week, I presented Gartner's top ten strategic predictions for security at the South Africa Reserve Bank Cybersecurity Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa. In my remarks, I explained that today’s...

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Operational Risk Management Solution Ratings Now Available

by John Wheeler  |  February 20, 2016

The first Critical Capabilities for Operational Risk Management (ORM) Solutions (restricted to Gartner clients only) published this week along with the roll-out of our new Peer Insights for Risk Management Solutions...

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Without a Solid Foundation, Risk Management Is Doomed

by John Wheeler  |  August 23, 2015

This week, I'm in Sydney at our 2015 Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit speaking about Integrated Risk Management Solution (IRMS) strategies. Many companies are looking to RMS technology to...

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Gartner's Brazil Summit Keynote Focuses on Digital Risk

by John Wheeler  |  August 10, 2015

Today, I had the privilege and honor to help kick-off Gartner's 2015 Security and Risk Management Summit in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Joined by my Gartner colleagues Andrew Walls (2014 Gartner Analyst...

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Security Solutions Can Lead to Risk Problems in the Digital World

by John Wheeler  |  June 17, 2015

This week, a password security company announced that it had been the victim of what they described as a "network compromise" by an unknown intruder. In other words, the company...

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How Is Cyber Security Like a Hummer?

by John Wheeler  |  May 29, 2015

In my previous blog post, I utilized the analogy of a race car vs. an armored car to demonstrate the need for a "Risk First, Security Second" approach to cyber...

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