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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NY DFS Cybersecurity Regulation goes into effect today, and it is already outdated!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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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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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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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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Seven Ways to IT Risk Management Success

by John Wheeler  |  April 1, 2015

With all the hype and hysteria around the mounting cyber-security threats, companies are seeking to strengthen their management of IT risk. The Wall Street Journal reported last week that some...

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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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