Category Archives: GRC

No, There Won’t Be New Rules On Cybersecurity – Until Someone Dies
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No, There Won’t Be New Rules On Cybersecurity – Until Someone Dies

Recently, I did an interview with Bloomberg Newsweek on the WannaCry ransomware attack that affected over 200,000 computers around the world.  The attack shutdown parts of the U.K. National Health Service leaving thousands of people without access to healthcare services, and resulted in Renault’s assembly lines being shut down in France among other things.  Newsweek […]

Crowdsourcing: Enriching Corporate Data for Risk Management
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Crowdsourcing: Enriching Corporate Data for Risk Management

Crowdsourced information from internal and external sources can enrich insight generated by governance, risk and compliance (GRC) teams to help companies mitigate risk and perform better in challenging environments. The public and collaborative nature of unstructured shared data sources (such as social media) can bring issues of interest to light faster than they may show […]

Establishing a Big Data-Driven GRC Culture
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Establishing a Big Data-Driven GRC Culture

The business complexities of today demand new resources, new investments, new ideas, and new innovative technology solutions that can integrate and automate various programs and processes, as the risk landscape and associated methodologies to manage them have undergone enormous changes. Organizations are increasingly seeking better, more proactive ways to understand and manage key areas such […]

Gearing Compliance to the Tasks at Hand
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Gearing Compliance to the Tasks at Hand

The following blog post was originally posted in the Richard Bistrong Front-Line Anti-Bribery Blog at www.richardbistrong.com and is reposted with his permission. I recently had the opportunity to travel to Chicago for my first SCCE Compliance and Ethics Institute (CEI), and attended a session  “Keeping Compliance Simple,” which was led by Ricardo Pellafone, CEO, The Broadcat […]

5 Recommendations For Effective Governance, Risk And Compliance Management
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5 Recommendations For Effective Governance, Risk And Compliance Management

Cloud adoption continues to grow, which is evident from the fact that annual 2016 revenues for cloud vendors were “within touching distance” of $150 billion. Gartner also predicts that, a corporate ‘no-cloud’ policy will be as rare by 2020 as a ‘no-Internet’ policy is today. However, a ‘’cloud-ready’ security and compliance program is the need […]

The Rise of Artificial Intelligence in Governance, Risk and Compliance
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The Rise of Artificial Intelligence in Governance, Risk and Compliance

Organisations of all sizes are facing growing pressure to improve performance. They’re expected to drive efficiency, sales and profits, while cutting costs and upholding corporate integrity. The challenge is made more complex by the growing plethora of risks that are constantly reshaping the business landscape. For example, there’s the political risk caused by Trump and […]

Balancing Risks and Opportunities: The Board’s Perspective
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Balancing Risks and Opportunities: The Board’s Perspective

People start a business for many reasons. Some do it out of sheer passion, while others do it to create wealth and economic growth. Yet, underlying it all is a willingness to take risks. Entrepreneurs and established companies make risky decisions every day in the hope that those risks will translate into better opportunities, better […]

Cloud-based GRC Intelligence Supports Better Business Performance
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Cloud-based GRC Intelligence Supports Better Business Performance

All businesses need a strategy and processes for governance, risk and compliance (GRC). Many still view GRC activity as a burdensome ‘must-do,’ approaching it reactively and managing it with non-specialized tools. GRC is a necessary business endeavor but it can be elevated from a cost drain to a value-add activity. By integrating GRC holistically throughout […]