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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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Looking Ahead With Gartner's GRC Hype Cycle

by John Wheeler  |  July 16, 2015

Last week, Gartner released its annual Hype Cycle for Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) Technologies. In the report, we analyze the trends in the evolving GRC market and what end-users...

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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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Digital GRC: The Dawn of a New Era

by John Wheeler  |  April 29, 2015

On the heels of the publication of our Cool Vendors in Risk Management report, I am now beginning to see the dawn of a new era in governance, risk and...

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Of mice and data (Policing and Video Information)

by Andrew White  |  April 10, 2015

There was an intriguing article in today's US print edition of the Wall Street journal.  It was titled, "Police Cameras Create Problems of Their Own".  The article explores the burgeoning...

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Gartner Unveils Digital Risk "Cool Vendors"

by John Wheeler  |  April 7, 2015

Digital business is creating a more complex and wider array of risks for companies today. These risks must be carefully evaluated and clearly articulated to a range of stakeholders including...

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Save us from the experts.

by Michael Maoz  |  April 2, 2015

There is an oft-used quote from Grace Hopper, or better addressed as Rear Admiral (Amazing) Grace Hopper, USN, Ph.D., that goes, "One accurate measurement is worth more than 1,000 experts."...

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Seven Ways to IT Risk Management Success

by John Wheeler  |  April 1, 2015

With all the hype and hysteria around the mounting cyber-security threats, companies are seeking to strengthen their management of IT risk. The Wall Street Journal reported last week that some...

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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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