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Posts from Date:   2014-3

Where I’ll Be: Spring/Summer 2014 Events

by Ben Tomhave  |  March 27, 2014

A quick post… I’ll be traveling a bit this Spring and Summer to speak at a number of events. For non-Gartner events, we’re actively looking for GTP sales opportunities, so if you’ve been thinking about getting a subscription to Gartner for Technical Professionals, this could be your chance to meet face-to-face to discuss! 🙂 For […]

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Discussing RA Methods with CERT

by Ben Tomhave  |  March 26, 2014

In follow-up to our paper, “Comparing Methodologies for IT Risk Assessment and Analysis” (GTP subscription required), Erik Heidt and I were given the wonderful opportunity to be guests on the CERT Podcast to discuss the work. You can listen the episode, as well as view program notes and a full transcript, at the CERT Podcast […]

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Incomplete Thought: The Unbearable “Bear Escape” Analogy

by Ben Tomhave  |  March 20, 2014

“You don’t have to run faster than the bear to get away. You just have to run faster than the guy next to you.” The problem with this analogy is that we’re not running from a single bear. It’s more like a drone army of bears, which are able to select multiple targets at once […]

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Join Us! SRMS has an opening!

by Ben Tomhave  |  March 20, 2014

We’re hiring for the Security & Risk Management Strategies (SRMS) team within Gartner for Technical Professionals. Full details here. The official listing covers a LOT of territory, but here are some things to consider: This position is with Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP), which is distinctly different from the IT Leaders (ITL) team (which produces […]

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RSA 2014 Round-up: From Predictive Analytics to Denied Taco Service

by Ben Tomhave  |  March 13, 2014

One of the most challenging aspects of attending RSA each year is not just attending, but also recovering from, RSA each year. 🙂 It occurs to me as I finally get this recap post drafted that it’s been almost two weeks since I returned and am only now getting a chance to put virtual pen […]

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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 later concludes that “…in a global business arena that is increasingly unforgiving when it comes to missteps, the message is clear: Everyone—including you—now has to […]

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