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Getting the Board on Board with Cybersecurity

Posted by - September 6, 2018
Why GRC Must Engage the Board of Directors in Data Security Organizations are still scrambling to comply with the GDPR. Tom Kelly, President and CEO of ID Experts, says the regulation has forced important conversations within organizations. Equally important is the board conversation on how to protect stakeholders’ interests. Tom…
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The Problem When Your Business Invests in the New

Posted by - August 31, 2018
3 Steps to Make GRC Everyone’s Responsibility Most businesses love to focus on the new: hiring new staff, investing in new innovations and entering new markets. However, “new” doesn’t fix a leaking bucket if you don’t understand the real root of the issue. As a compliance leader, it’s your role…

A Copernican Revolution in Culture and Conduct Risk Management

Posted by - August 22, 2018
The Necessity of Proactive Management Experts at applied behavioral science technology company Starling offer insights into the failures of current approaches to managing conduct risk and explore an alternative – more proactive – solution. This would mark a paradigm shift in management science – one in which culture is viewed…
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“Gone are the Days of Rigid Lines of Defense”

Posted by - July 17, 2018
Key Insights and Trends from the MetricStream GRC Summit 2018 MetricStream’s 2018 Summit in Baltimore saw several hundred business executives, government leaders, GRC practitioners and industry analysts gather to talk GDPR, strategies and solutions for building better governed, more compliant organizations and more. Gaurav Kapoor, MetricStream’s Chief Operating Officer, shines…
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Lack of Investments in Training and IT GRC Holding Back Cybersecurity Maturity, Finds MetricStream Survey

Posted by - February 8, 2018
51 percent of enterprises report low maturity of security training 62 percent of enterprises without IT GRC solutions report low security readiness, as opposed to only 25 percent of those with IT GRC solutions Palo Alto, Calif. (February 8, 2018) – MetricStream, the independent market leader in governance, risk and compliance (GRC)…
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Trend Report: Risk and Data Management

Posted by - January 17, 2018
Transformational market trends are driving the convergence of Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) and eDiscovery.  Before documents and data become evidence in litigation, they are already accessible within a company’s vast data repository as a risk. Having an early warning risk smoke detector to discover issues before they engulf an…
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Can AI Be the Next Step in GRC’s Evolution?

Posted by - October 18, 2017
How IT Can Leverage AI to Prevent Major Cybersecurity Incidents The need for artificial intelligence (AI) in IT governance, risk and compliance (GRC) is growing quickly.  As companies expand their digital footprints, cybersecurity vulnerabilities worsen due to an increased amount of data being produced from IT security monitoring and performance…
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2017: A Transformational Year for GRC

Posted by - March 6, 2017
Driven by technology advances, GRC is going through a sea change. Practitioners are completely rethinking the GRC infrastructure and will use digital transformation and data analytics to make their programs far more responsive to the evolving needs of their organizations. GRC practitioners who ignore this transformation do so at their…
Compliance risks associated with doing business in Ukraine continue to fall

New Anti-Corruption Initiatives Are Working in Ukraine

Posted by - October 28, 2016
Prior to about 2014, doing business in Ukraine was a risky proposition. The country has long been known for widespread corruption and half-hearted efforts to prosecute wrongdoers, though that perception is changing. In just the past two years, the percentage of people who believe it’s necessary to participate in the…
Multinational coalition targets corruption in Venezuela

PDVSA at the Center of International Anti-Corruption Efforts

Posted by - September 28, 2016
Petroleos de Venezuela S.A. (PDVSA) is being held accountable for its systemic corruption, and several countries are leading the charge in investigating PDVSA’s bribery and money-laundering schemes. A number of executives are under intense scrutiny, and several have already been charged by the U.S. The Venezuelan government has not been…
Corruption is endemic in Brazil

Lava Jato’s Judge Moro Speaks to Washington

Posted by - September 12, 2016
Brazil’s “Lava Jato,” or “Operation Car Wash” is a federal investigation into allegations of corruption at Petrobras. And it’s the most expansive anti-corruption investigation in the world today. Speaking earlier this summer on the topic of handling political corruption cases in Brazil, Judge Sergio Moro discussed the enormous costs of…
ethics and compliance are integral to a sustainable business model

Creating a Value-Oriented Sustainable Business

Posted by - August 17, 2016
A sustainable business model requires the implementation of the principles of UNGC, contributes to the SDGs and has a sound ethical business practice and sustainable supply chain management. Corporate compliance programs, corporate accountability and engagement of leadership are tools for implementation of sustainable business practices. Also, a progressive approach to…