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GDPR Requires IRM For Fast and Effective Response

by John Wheeler  |  September 14, 2018

This week, Gartner hosted its annual Security & Risk Management Summit in London and the buzz at the event centered on the new risks associated with the General Data Protection...

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Cybersecurity Is Critical to the M&A Due Diligence Process

by Sam Olyaei  |  May 1, 2018

Another merger, another acquisition, another breach.... Organizations are exposing themselves to undue risk by overlooking cybersecurity implications during the screening and due diligence process of a M&A transaction. A few...

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My Top 8 Popular Gartner Blog Posts for February 2018

by John Wheeler  |  March 2, 2018

Not to be outdone by my esteemed colleague Dr. Anton Chuvakin, here are my top 8 blog posts read in February 2018: Gartner's New IRM Magic Quadrant Signals End of GRC Era ...

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New Job Alert: Virtual CISO

by Sam Olyaei  |  February 28, 2018

  Are you an Executive/IT leader/CIO with oversight for security? Do you find yourself resource constrained and reactive? Do you have any idea where your critical data lie? How about...

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Seven Ways to Engage the Board on IRM

by John Wheeler  |  November 6, 2017

Based on public disclosures of risk oversight practices, such as those mandated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), public companies are focusing more effort and attention on improving...

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The Middle East cannot continue to throw money at Cybersecurity!

by Sam Olyaei  |  July 25, 2017

The Middle East is at a crossroads in cybersecurity practices. Home to more than half of the world's natural gas and oil reserves, coupled with future megaevents such as Expo...

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Gartner Security and Risk Summits are back!

by Sam Olyaei  |  May 22, 2017

It's that time of the year again... less than a month away from event season! We start in DC on June 12th , we tour the world (Tokyo, Sao Paolo,...

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Welcoming Security and Risk to the Digital Ecosystem

by Sam Olyaei  |  March 9, 2017

Gartner's 2017 CIO Agenda shows more and more enterprises joining digital ecosystems as digitization initiatives mature. Top performing organizations especially, separate themselves from the rest of the pack by emphasizing leadership,...

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NY DFS Cybersecurity Regulation goes into effect today, and it is already outdated!

by Sam Olyaei  |  March 1, 2017

After an initial delay, the New York State Department of Financial Services (NY DFS) finalized its new cybersecurity regulation that goes into effect March 1st (today). The new rules require...

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NIST Cybersecurity Framework Supports Use of IRM

by John Wheeler  |  January 9, 2017

2017 brings a new focus and urgency to improving cybersecurity at all levels of our society. While a fierce debate rages in Washington, DC over the cyber-intrusion impact on the...

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