Grc News & Analysis
| Tuesday Sep 3, 2013
When you look at many of the organizational disasters of recent years (such as the Deepwater Horizon explosion, fire and oil spill that embroiled BP, Halliburton and Transocean in billions of dollars in cost even before reputational damage and business disruption), people ask where top management and the board were.
| Wednesday Aug 28, 2013
As we predicted, the competition for increased storage in the cloud is on. We just didn’t know it would happen this fast.
| Tuesday Aug 13, 2013
Internal auditors love fraud: detecting it and investigating it. The majority of boards and top management expect internal auditors to dedicate a fair portion of their time to auditing for fraud and performing investigations as needed.
| Wednesday Aug 7, 2013
HP RM 8.0 Search View
Today’s release of HP Records Manager 8.0 pulls together three existing technologies in the HP-Autonomy portfolio. But the vision it is offering is much wider than simple technology integration. With HP RM 8.0, HP is offering a new product that makes records management more about information governance than records, and offers enterprises a way to manage entire information lifecycles.
| Tuesday Aug 6, 2013
Forget, for a minute, the politics around surveillance whistle blower Edward Snowden and consider instead why the NSA didn't know that he might one day cause trouble for them. "The data points might have been there,” says Amad Fida, CEO of Brinqa, a Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Platform, “but without context and correlation they might not have identified risk."
| Wednesday Jul 31, 2013
Every business has Information security concerns. To ease those concerns however, AvePoint has released its Compliance Guardian Service Pack 1 (SP1), offering upgraded data protection and security.
| Wednesday Jul 24, 2013
As chat apps overtake SMS text messaging as the mobile messaging method of choice, what dangers does this hold for information governance and security?
| Monday Jul 8, 2013
In today’s fast-paced business environment, companies are increasingly permitting their employees to use their own devices, such as smart phones and iPads, to perform business functions. Known as Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), this trend has revolutionized employee work habits.
| Wednesday Jul 3, 2013
Boards have generally identified experience and insight into risk management as areas where they need to improve. As risk management is integral to any organization’s success, helping it to identify and address risks to the achievement of its objectives, regulators and others expect boards to beef up their ability to provide effective oversight.
| Tuesday Jun 4, 2013
For some regulated industries like finance, social business can become a social headache. To lessen that headache, Actiance’s Vantage flagship product for compliance management of all social business channels provides audits, content inspection and archiving, and now the company is out with its 2013 version.
| Wednesday May 29, 2013
While the promise of predictive coding is alluring, many questions remain for corporations and law firms: Where does the software end and the importance of workflow begin? Are companies using it successfully? Is the technology well-suited for all types of legal matters?
| Monday May 20, 2013
In a series of surveys last year of more than 1,000 SharePoint administrators and business professionals, much was learned about how people "perceived" their organizations to be handling their SharePoint governance strategy. The data showed a large gap between those perceptions and what governance actually looked like inside businesses.
| Thursday Apr 18, 2013
Research carried out recently by Voltage Security at the RSA conference in San Francisco has confirmed what most of us know, but many enterprises still have to take action on: the inability to access data is costing enterprises money, and specifically, according to this research, sales.
| Monday Apr 15, 2013
It all starts with a “discovery program framework” -- which is just a glorified checklist. But it’s proven to be one heck of a useful checklist for those organizations who are addressing litigation readiness, compliance and e-Discovery.
| Monday Apr 8, 2013
If internal audit is to remain relevant, it needs to move beyond the services currently performed to provide assurance to the main stakeholders.