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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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Five Tips for Companies Considering Cyber Insurance

by John Wheeler  |  March 2, 2015

As cyber attacks and data breaches are surfacing on a daily basis, our clients are looking for ways to mitigate the risk associated with these events. One of the most...

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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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How to Govern Honey Pot Data?

by Andrew White  |  January 5, 2015

I saw a fascinating article in the FT on January 1st, titled “Fake Computers the latest ruse to catch hackers”.  The article explores a new application of an old idea. ...

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Heat on CIO's and CDO's to increase spend on Information Security Continues to Increase

by Andrew White  |  October 3, 2014

Following my blog the other week (see Information Security Breach: When Does Yours Take Place?) on the ultimate "gap" that needs to be closed to prevent cyber security breaches, there...

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Information Security Breach - When does Yours Take Place?

by Andrew White  |  September 24, 2014

It seems that security breaches are becoming a daily occurrence. At least in how frequently they are being reported.  In the last few days we heard more regarding Home Depot,...

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Is Antivirus Obsolete?

by Neil Macdonald  |  September 13, 2012

I blogged about this question years ago, but a recent blog on CSO got me thinking once again. Has anything changed? Thoughts: 1) The question “Has antivirus outlived its value?”...

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What we Need is the Equivalent of Apple for Enterprise Data Centers

by Neil Macdonald  |  August 29, 2012

I’ve spent the last three days in Silicon Valley – some of it at VMworld and some of it with a client. With the flight out and back to the...

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Getting Ready for Gartner’s 2012 Infrastructure & Operations and Information Security Summits

by Neil Macdonald  |  May 21, 2012

I’ve been absent from my typical blogging routine getting my material finalized for two Gartner upcoming US-based summits in June 2012. The first is Gartner’s Infrastructure and Operations Management Summit...

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