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What Is In Your GRC "Junk Drawer"?

by John Wheeler  |  March 3, 2015

Everyone has one. Somewhere in their kitchen or garage is the infamous "junk drawer". Over time, the drawer fills up with gadgets, tools, scraps of paper with to do lists...

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Gartner Expands Coverage of GRC Technologies

by John Wheeler  |  January 21, 2015

Gartner's Chief of Research for Risk & Security, Paul Proctor, announced a year ago that Gartner had reset its approach for analyst coverage of Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) technologies....

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4 Reasons Why Executives Are Concerned About Digital Risk

by John Wheeler  |  January 12, 2015

Beyond the hype and hysteria in the press about cybersecurity threats, board members and senior executives are genuinely interested in the IT risks they currently face. This growing interest in...

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The Top 3 Investment Challenges for Operational Risk Management

by John Wheeler  |  January 5, 2015

In my travels as a risk management research analyst and advisor, I am consistently faced with the resistance toward making real, substantial investments in operational risk management (ORM) programs and...

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Are Companies Really Worried About Digital Risk?

by John Wheeler  |  December 23, 2014

As the dust begins to settle on the Sony Pictures Entertainment data breach, we continue to see major threats to corporate digital assets become reality. And they are growing in...

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Gartner's GRC Hype Cycle Focuses on Risk Management for the Digital Business

by John Wheeler  |  July 30, 2014

Supported by many of my research colleagues at Gartner, I recently completed our 2014 Hype Cycle Report on Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Technologies. This year's Hype Cycle demonstrates the...

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One Simple Way to Get Your CEO to Embrace Risk Management

by John Wheeler  |  May 28, 2014

Why do most CEOs or other senior business executives cringe at the thought of having to meet with risk management professionals? By their very nature, CEOs are hard wired to...

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10 Critical Elements of a Successful Risk Management Program

by John Wheeler  |  January 17, 2014

The pressure to build and sustain a successful risk management program is rapidly increasing. Just this week, major U.S. financial institutions were given notice by the U.S. Treasury's Office of...

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New FFIEC Guidance on Social Media Risk Management Effective Immediately

by French Caldwell  |  December 13, 2013

The final guidance from the FFIEC on social media risk management for financial institutions has been promulgated.  It is effective immediately.  As I mentioned earlier this year, regulatory guidance of...

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