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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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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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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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Making networks more "Googley"

by Andrew Lerner  |  November 29, 2016

We all know that the hyperscale companies like Google, Amazon and Facebook operate very differently from traditional IT shops. The general consensus is that 99% of what they do has...

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Women in Information Security and Risk Management Have A Lot To Say About The Profession and Their Role In It

by Roberta Witty  |  July 8, 2014

At the 2014 Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit at National Harbor, MD, an inaugural session on women in Information Security and Risk Management was conducted. We thought it would...

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Why You Absolutely Need a “Negative Nate” on Your Project Team

by Donna Fitzgerald  |  June 17, 2014

I found this quote from Ron Friedman of 99u interesting… “A study in Psychological Science found that when we work with others to reach a decision, we become overly confident in the...

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How to Get a Risk Aware Culture and Do It Today

by French Caldwell  |  May 8, 2014

[caption id="attachment_901" align="aligncenter" width="620"] Photo: Planet Killing Asteroid - Los Alamos National Laboratory[/caption] A giant planet killing asteroid helps.  Short of that, perhaps losing millions of your customers over a...

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The Best Guarantors of Brand and Reputation Are Good People

by French Caldwell  |  May 1, 2014

Last week my colleagues Andrew Walls, Stessa Cohen and I published the "Regulated Social Media Survival Guide."  While not all enterprises have strict regulations that limit how they can use...

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