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Critical Capabilities for ORM Now Available

by John Wheeler  |  February 13, 2016

The first Critical Capabilities for Operational Risk Management (ORM) Solutions published this week along with the roll-out of our new Peer Insights for Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) customer software...

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Chasing the Long Tail of Fine-grained Authorization

by Homan Farahmand  |  February 9, 2016

Coarse-grained and fine-grained authorization are similar to classic and quantum physics in many ways. One studies the larger objects and the other deals with subatomic particles. With what scientists know...

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The Great Firewall of Brussels

by Jay Heiser  |  October 6, 2015

Visiting Beijing last week, I found a surprisingly modern and comfortable city, but I was frustrated that I couldn’t Facebook my experiences in real time, because the government blocks access...

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To GRC, or Not to GRC?

by John Wheeler  |  October 6, 2015

To GRC, or not to GRC? That is the question I posed to risk management & security professionals as I circumnavigated the globe over the past two months. Governance, Risk...

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Without a Solid Foundation, GRC Is Doomed

by John Wheeler  |  August 23, 2015

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

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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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