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Things That Aren't Risk Assessments

by Ben Tomhave  |  July 24, 2014

In my ongoing battle against the misuse of the term "risk," I wanted to spend a little time here pontificating on various activities that ARE NOT "risk assessments." We all...

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Rebooting the GRC Space

by Ben Tomhave  |  February 4, 2014

He's been talking about it for almost a year now, and this week we are starting to see some of the progress from the effort. For those of you who...

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Understanding "Why" Aids Policy Conformance

by Ben Tomhave  |  September 17, 2013

When it comes to writing, I'm a bit of a traditionalist (and, frankly, snob;). I like the Oxford comma and I'm particularly fond of using "e.g." and "i.e.". However, in...

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Oh, Michael -- Your Rant ....

by French Caldwell  |  October 10, 2012

[caption id="attachment_536" align="alignnone" width="336" caption="Analyst Having a Major Rant"][/caption] Dear Michael -- Good to hear from you.  Thanks for sending me your latest blog post.  I have to say though...

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My 13th Sym — and I’m Still Not a Security Analyst

by French Caldwell  |  October 17, 2011

This is my 13th Orlando Symposium as a Gartner analyst.  I'm finding now that some clients are scheduling 1-1s because they know me and want to talk to me --...

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Learning from Aunt Elsie

by French Caldwell  |  January 25, 2011


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Identity and access management (IAM) Intelligence: Smart IAM for smart governance

by Earl Perkins  |  February 12, 2010

It has been too long since we last wrote to you. During that time, we at Gartner have been discussing the trends and futures worth writing about in our respective...

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We Come to Kill GRC, Not to Praise IT

by French Caldwell  |  January 12, 2010

I've been involved in some discussions recently around GRC that remind me about the arguments around KM -- as to whether it is a valid term or not.  The antagonists...

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2010 Starts with GRC Market Consolidations

by French Caldwell  |  January 10, 2010

While most GRC market watchers were analyzing the EMC-Archer deal, another perhaps even more telling merger was occuring. The CEOs of BPS and Resolver, two small Canadian enterprise GRC platform...

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