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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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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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Five Tips for Companies Considering Cyber Insurance

by John Wheeler  |  March 2, 2015

As cyber attacks and data breaches are surfacing on a daily basis, our clients are looking for ways to mitigate the risk associated with these events. One of the most...

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Does Risk Culture Eat Strategy for Breakfast?

by John Wheeler  |  February 3, 2015

One of the most well respected and renowned management experts, Peter Drucker, is attributed as saying, "culture eats strategy for breakfast." What I believe he meant is that without a...

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Gartner Expands Coverage of GRC Technologies

by John Wheeler  |  January 21, 2015

Gartner's Chief of Research for Risk & Security, Paul Proctor, announced a year ago that Gartner had reset its approach for analyst coverage of Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) technologies....

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How Do You Know When Your Security and Risk Program Is Failing?

by John Wheeler  |  October 28, 2014

This week, I'm at our Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Sao Paulo, Brazil and will be hosting a roundtable session to discuss ways to transform a failing security & risk program. While...

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Why Social Media Risks Are Skyrocketing and What You Can Do to Protect Your Company

by John Wheeler  |  October 6, 2014

In the news today, social media risks for individuals are certainly grabbing the headlines. Celebrity hacking, child exploitation, identity theft and fraud, just to name a few. However, the risks...

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Women in Information Security and Risk Management Have A Lot To Say About The Profession and Their Role In It

by Roberta Witty  |  July 8, 2014

At the 2014 Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit at National Harbor, MD, an inaugural session on women in Information Security and Risk Management was conducted. We thought it would...

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Why You Absolutely Need a “Negative Nate” on Your Project Team

by Donna Fitzgerald  |  June 17, 2014

I found this quote from Ron Friedman of 99u interesting… “A study in Psychological Science found that when we work with others to reach a decision, we become overly confident in the...

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One Simple Way to Get Your CEO to Embrace Risk Management

by John Wheeler  |  May 28, 2014

Why do most CEOs or other senior business executives cringe at the thought of having to meet with risk management professionals? By their very nature, CEOs are hard wired to...

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