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Equifax Data Breach: It's the End of Cybersecurity as We Know It

by John Wheeler  |  September 14, 2017

As most everyone knows by now, one of the single largest data breaches in history was disclosed last week by the credit reporting giant, Equifax. While most people are rightly...

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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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Bringing Clarity to "Fluffy Management Stuff" With IRM

by John Wheeler  |  March 29, 2017

I had the honor and privilege to spend several days last week with 400 IT leaders at our Gartner Peer Forum in Orlando, Florida. Speaking to the group gave me...

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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NY DFS Cybersecurity Regulation goes into effect today, and it is already outdated!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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The Cybersecurity Talent Shortage.... is a myth?

by Sam Olyaei  |  December 21, 2016

Over the last year, I (along with others on my team) have received numerous inquiries regarding a "talent crisis" that is brewing in the information/cyber security industry.  Organizations continue to...

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Protecting the Power Grid from Dragonfly with Basic Cybersecurity Practices

by Chet Geschickter  |  July 1, 2014

I am not an expert in cyber security, however, I do work with some such as Earl Perkins from our Risk and Security analyst team.  As a member of the...

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Protecting the Power Grid: When Surveillance Becomes Security

by Chet Geschickter  |  February 6, 2014

Grid cyber security is a hot issue inside the utility industry. However, yesterday, the Wall Street Journal’s report on an attack on the Metcalf power station in San Jose, CA...

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A Few Thoughts on the NIST CSF

by Ben Tomhave  |  October 29, 2013

Pre-dating my joining Gartner, I am currently co-chair of the Information Security Committee within the American Bar Association's Section of Science and Technology. This blog post was triggered by conversations...

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