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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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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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