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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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Gartner Launches Integrated GRC Research Program

by John Wheeler  |  June 8, 2015

In conjunction with the start of our 2015 U.S. Security & Risk Management Summit today in Washington, DC, Gartner launched its integrated "OneGRC" research program. This year, I will be...

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Are your kids ready for the SaaS puppy?

by Jay Heiser  |  June 4, 2015

Letting the line of business get a SaaS application is like giving your kids a puppy for Christmas. Hopefully, the new pet will provide a maturing experience, in which your youngsters learn...

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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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To Finish First in Digital Business, Security Must Be Second

by John Wheeler  |  May 19, 2015

This weekend, the famous Indianapolis 500 will be run for the 99th time with a slate of more than 30 race cars competing to win the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing"....

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Are Millennials the "GRC Generation"?

by John Wheeler  |  May 12, 2015

This week, the Pew Research Center announced that the Millennials have officially surpassed Generation X as the largest generation in the U.S. workforce (see graphic below). For the past few...

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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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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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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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