Category Archives: Risk Management

MetricStream’s Enterprise GRC Solution awarded GRC Product of the Year by Risk.net
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MetricStream’s Enterprise GRC Solution awarded GRC Product of the Year by Risk.net

A few weeks ago, MetricStream was awarded “GRC Product of the Year” at the 2019 Risk Technology Awards hosted by Risk.net. It was a strong validation of MetricStream’s mission to help organizations “Perform with Integrity™”. Through our GRC platform and solutions, customers are able to effectively understand and manage the interconnectedness of their risk environment, […]

GRC Isn’t Just about the Mitigation of Risk, but about the Preservation of Trust
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GRC Isn’t Just about the Mitigation of Risk, but about the Preservation of Trust

8 Key Takeaways from the GRC Summit 2018 – London The GRC Summit on Nov 12-13, 2018 provided a forum for business and government leaders from around the world to discuss, debate, and learn about the latest trends and best practices in GRC. Based on the theme “Preserve. Protect. Perform,” the summit featured a range […]

“Why Excel is just not good enough” – Part 1
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“Why Excel is just not good enough” – Part 1

I was on a call the other week with the Enterprise Risk Manager of a relatively sizable multi-national corporation (over 20,000 employees across a few hundred locations on nearly every continent), and she said something that got me thinking. She said, “For us, right now – Excel is good enough.” I responded by saying that […]

The vicious cyclone of emerging risks – My big ‘aha!’ from OpRisk North America
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The vicious cyclone of emerging risks – My big ‘aha!’ from OpRisk North America

The OpRisk North America conference was disrupted by an operational risk — a late season snow storm that has snarled transportation and complicated travel plans in the mid-Atlantic and Northeast, but most attendees and speakers chose to go forward, and I’m glad they did since conference has given me a big ‘aha’ on emerging risks. […]

Too Big to Fall? Cyberattacks Claim Some Surprising Victims in September
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Too Big to Fall? Cyberattacks Claim Some Surprising Victims in September

First it was Equifax with over 140 million accounts compromised. Then it was the SEC whose EDGAR public-company filing system was breached. Then came Deloitte who revealed that hackers may have accessed the sensitive details of several blue-chip clients. Apparently, no one is immune to a cyberattack any longer—not even the regulatory watchdog that’s been […]

How IT Can Leverage AI to Prevent Major Cybersecurity Incidents
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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 tools. At its recent Ignite 2017 conference, Microsoft revealed its plans for further incorporating artificial […]

Like Humpty Dumpty’s fall from the wall, a major data breach can crack a government
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Like Humpty Dumpty’s fall from the wall, a major data breach can crack a government

When governments suffer data leaks, the traditional fallout of breaches are combined with political scandal – the impact is multiplied and scrutiny magnified. Questions are asked around why information was withheld or, if announced soon after discovery, why it took so long to uncover. Just as a business suffers reputation damage after a breach, the […]

GRC Summit 2017: GRC for High Performers
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GRC Summit 2017: GRC for High Performers

Year after year, the MetricStream GRC Summit grows bigger and better! This June 4th-7th, we assembled an incredible lineup of speakers at the Gaylord National Resort in the Washington DC area. These experts, along with industry analysts, and MetricStream customers, employees, partners, came together to empower decision-makers across industries with the right risk and regulatory […]