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Emerging Risks in Cybersecurity: Gartner's Top Ten Predictions

by John Wheeler  |  August 26, 2016

This week, I presented Gartner's top ten strategic predictions for security at the South Africa Reserve Bank Cybersecurity Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa. In my remarks, I explained that today’s...

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Testing Your IAM Planning Decisions Needs a Robust Risk Model

by Homan Farahmand  |  April 27, 2016

IAM planners/architects can greatly benefit from predicting the impact of a prioritization decision on operational risk, before making the actual decision. Why? Because testing an IAM planning decision in a...

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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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Things That Aren't Risk Assessments

by Ben Tomhave  |  July 24, 2014

In my ongoing battle against the misuse of the term "risk," I wanted to spend a little time here pontificating on various activities that ARE NOT "risk assessments." We all...

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Imperial Insight: Naked Emperor 95% exposed in fact if not in theory

by Nick Ingelbrecht  |  May 20, 2014

The fable of the emperor’s new clothes came to mind this week with the news that academics from Imperial College, London, have worked out how to convert light into matter,...

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How to Get a Risk Aware Culture and Do It Today

by French Caldwell  |  May 8, 2014

[caption id="attachment_901" align="aligncenter" width="620"] Photo: Planet Killing Asteroid - Los Alamos National Laboratory[/caption] A giant planet killing asteroid helps.  Short of that, perhaps losing millions of your customers over a...

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Fatal Exception Error: The Risk Register

by Ben Tomhave  |  March 7, 2014

I read this article a few weeks ago and set it aside to revisit. In it, the author states that "Risk management used to be someone else's job." and then...

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New Research on IT Risk Assessment and Analysis Methods

by Ben Tomhave  |  February 3, 2014

I'm pleased to announce that our new paper, "Comparing Methodologies for IT Risk Assessment and Analysis," is now available to Gartner for Technical Professionals subscribers! This research represents a few...

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Q4 Challenge: Drop "Risk," Be More Precise

by Ben Tomhave  |  October 2, 2013

I've decided to try something a little different. Near the beginning of each quarter I'm going to issue a challenge to everyone (colleagues, clients, vendors, etc.) in order to see...

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Missing the Point, Over and Over and Over Again

by Ben Tomhave  |  September 24, 2013

I saw a quaint marketing message from a security vendor recently that made a call for "back to basics." This is a somewhat intriguing piece of advice to give, considering...

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