Category Archives: Risk Management

Governance at the C-Level: The Evolution of the CRO and Other Factors Driving Risk Management
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Governance at the C-Level: The Evolution of the CRO and Other Factors Driving Risk Management

Organizations continually adapt as markets, operating environments and demands change. Business roles, responsibilities and management structures have shifted in the face of today’s mobile, social, global and networked world. To keep pace with this change, responsibility for governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) has moved up the hierarchy and, appreciating its significance in driving business […]

Risk-based Thinking: Does it Really Matter for Quality?
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Risk-based Thinking: Does it Really Matter for Quality?

“Risk-based thinking”, as an approach, have left organizations torn between whether this approach really matters and makes a difference to the business or whether their risks are addressed the way it should be. With the revision of ISO 9001:2015, this confusion spread like a wild fire. Stringent compliance requirements and timelines have instigated a sense […]

How to Manage the Complexities of Evolving Business Risk
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How to Manage the Complexities of Evolving Business Risk

All businesses today must acknowledge the state of the market in which they are operating and the ways it has evolved to breed risk. Truly, today’s business climate is volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. Technology has unquestionably empowered companies to innovate quickly. However, new challenges have arisen as a result. Years ago, the cable industry […]

Ensuring Resilient Cyber Safeguards in Cloud Applications
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Ensuring Resilient Cyber Safeguards in Cloud Applications

Assessing Cloud Application Vendors from a Security Perspective Enterprises of all structures and sizes across the globe have been adopting cloud for all needs – for computing, storage, databases, to hosting business applications. They are also proactively addressing cyber-security needs – both as dictated by internal Info-Sec controls, as well as those coming from external regulatory mandates. For enterprises […]

So, Where’s My IT-Risk (Or Threat) Library?
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So, Where’s My IT-Risk (Or Threat) Library?

We need a good information security risk and threat library. Rather than build one from scratch (and most internet searches do not yield meaningful results), we were wondering if MetricStream offers standard content for such a library. That’s a question we’re frequently asked when we get a Customer up and running with MetricStream’s IT-Risk Management […]

Future Of Manufacturing: Taking The Right Risks To Fuel Performance
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Future Of Manufacturing: Taking The Right Risks To Fuel Performance

The year 2015 saw leading manufacturers and automotive companies being pulled up for various regulatory compliance violations around emission mandates, GMP deviations, recall procedures, and safety. With non-compliance penalties becoming more aggressive, the industry is under tremendous pressure to comply with regulations, standards, and procedures from a wide range of government and industry bodies. To […]