Cyber security should be a shared responsibility in the Canadian federal government. Every department has a role to play, and there needs to be full transparency between departments and agencies to effectively deal with emerging threats. That’s the message we heard at last week’s RSA Summit in Ottawa. Iceberg joined over 200 IT professionals from the […]
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The Iceberg team just finished a successful fundraising campaign that raised over $1,100 for children and families during the holidays. The money raised was used for: Six shoeboxes full of school supplies, hygiene kits and toys as part of Operational Christmas Child, an agency providing hygiene and school supplies to children in developing countries Gifts […]
The Iceberg team sends out congratulations to our colleague Zhao Tian. He was sworn in as a Canadian citizen on Tuesday in Ottawa, and that day at lunch we helped Zhao celebrate with Canadian pizza and a Canada sweater from Roots. Later in the week at our annual holiday party, Iceberg’s Kirk Hogan made a very personal […]
Great turnout for the @RSAgrc Toronto User Group. pic.twitter.com/XlsjIWJYqF — Steve Schlarman (@steveschlarman) December 2, 2014 Over 50 Canadian Archer users joined RSA and Iceberg for a user group session in Toronto earlier this week. Two themes stood out for me over the course of the afternoon, both centred around the idea of change. The […]
Here’s a great video from our partners at RSA Archer about the IT group at St. Luke‘s Health System in Idaho, and some of the challenges they were experiencing with GRC reporting. IT Security Director Reid Stephan talks about lists — servers, end-point devices, applications, locations — all living in different spreadsheets and shared drives. There was […]
Here’s a video featuring RSA’s Steve Schlarman, discussing the evolution of Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC). He explains why enterprises are moving to an intelligence-driven approach to GRC, from an IT security perspective.
Here’s an interesting article from CFO.com about how risk is evolving from a tactical tool to a strategic business enabler. Authors Frank Friedman and Chuck Saia make several useful observations: Instead of asking “what technology do I need”, CFOs should ask “Is there an organization or group in place that is appropriately set up to make […]