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How to Secure Your Future With Robust Risk Assessment

Richard Gardner, CEO of Modulus Financial Engineering, offers his advice on how to avoid, prevent and mitigate the risks associated with high-volume automated software -- and the employees who wrote the code.

Allgress wants to make risk management easier and more efficient

Allgress, a company making it easier and more efficient to manage risk and provide insight in governance, risk and compliance, launched today. I had a chance to sit down and speak with Jeff Bennet, president and COO of Allgress,...

Startup Allgress delivers heat maps that display cold risk management facts

Startup Allgress made its debut Tuesday with software designed to give chief information security officers (CISOs) a view into the security and risk-compliance status of corporate networks and data resources.

Start-up Allgress delivers heat maps that display cold risk management facts

Start-up Allgress made its debut Tuesday with software designed to give chief information security officers (CISOs) a view into the security and risk-compliance status of corporate networks and data resources.

Some thoughts on transparency in the cloud

David Lingenfelter from Fiberlink is on enough working groups about “Cloud” to float away, if he so desired. From the Cloud Security Alliance to NIST Cloud groups, the man knows the players on the circuit.He recently gave a talk...

Patch management still big stumbling block in risk management, survey shows

Everyone talks about "risk and compliance" in security, but what do companies have to do to make it through audits and meet regulations related to information security? And what are the costs?

CIOs May Be Reluctant to Report Suspicious Activity

A consultant says CIOs may not feel comfortable reporting early signs of fraud

How CIOs Can Learn to Catch Insider Crime

Research shows that CIOs rarely discover the internal security threats that can ruin companies, even though it frequently involves IT systems. Here's what needs to change.

CIOs Disconnected From Business Execs

CIOs and their fellow executives have conflicting priorities on cost and competitors, says our 2012 State of the CIO survey

BC/DR spending not a top budget priority

Organizations continue to spend on business continuity and disaster recovery, but BC/DR is still not a budget top priority, according to newly-released data from Forrester Research.

How to have real risk management

Akamai Technologies CSO Andy Ellis talks about some of the things organizations need to consider in order to better manage risk.

Check Point buys compliance technology vendor Dynasec

Check Point Software is buying governance, risk management and compliance vendor Dynasec Ltd., which will add software that can help businesses comply with government regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley and health insurance portability...

CISO members of Wisegate share best practices for GRC, SIEM and IAM

The CISO members of the social networking community called Wisegate usually share their best practices only with each other. Now Wisegate has compiled and made publicly available some of the members' security tips and best practices...

US companies pushed to disclose cyberattacks

Public companies may need to look more closely at their exposure to cyberattacks after new guidelines were released this week by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Key questions to ask your service provider about security

Back in March, IT services provider Avanade Inc. conducted a global study of 573 business leaders, asking them about their primary IT focus areas for the next 12 months. It comes as no surprise that cloud computing, security and IT...

Top 5 things to do before buying more security technology

Las Vegas --Throwing more technology at security threats as they crop up is not the best way to go if the goal is to protect the most valuable data at the best price, attendees at Interop were told this week.

Making the ROI case for GRC platforms

As the governance, risk, and compliance market matures, product vendors and potential buyers alike are struggling to make the case for GRC implementations--whether it's being able to point to credible return on investment figures, or...

Dealing with disruption

It could be a natural disaster that closes cities for days at a time, or a power failure that knocks out corporate e-mail systems for a few hours. An endless variety of potential business disruptions confronts finance executives. And...

The only way to survive the audit process is with automation

There's nothing more unpleasant than a root canal, except maybe an audit of your IT operations. Yet with regular audits being a component of regulations such as PCI and SOX, there's no escaping them. They won't be so painful, though,...

Survey says: You're at risk

It's survey week here at the Internet home of secure identity -- two different surveys popped into my inbox. Today's results are from a risk management survey given to about 1,250 IT decision-makers at large enterprises.

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