Earlier this week at the RSA summit in Orlando, I had the chance to hear Art Coviello talk about some of the trends we’re seeing in IT security. Mr. Coviello is the Executive Chairman of RSA and the Executive Vice President of EMC Corporation. Mr. Coviello says we’re in the best of times and worst of times for IT […]
What level of confidence does your CFO have in the risk information coming out of IT? That’s a question we often ask to our customers, and typically the answer is “not a lot of confidence”. While processes and methods for areas like Credit Risk, Financial Risk and Market Risk are fairly mature, Operational Risk and […]
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 […]
Blue Hill Research recently published a research paper about the use of spreadsheets to manage compliance and risk requirements. You can read the full report here… Their findings confirm what we hear from our clients: they tie organizations to manual processes, they limit collaboration, and they can’t scale. While Excel might seem like a low-cost […]
OK, so your organization has held the appropriate workshops to articulate the vision, and now everyone is wondering “How do we get there?” You’re not alone. In fact I’ve worked with organizations that had the most detailed vision that identified characteristics of the end state along with the overall objectives of the program, but they […]
The most intelligent people still get lost in a big city without a map. Although trial and error may result in you reaching your destination, time and effort has been wasted in the process. Interestingly, most organizations have leadership teams that have a clear idea about their desired destination, and where it needs to be.
This article explores the two main activities required to start the journey of implementing a software based solution to support Operational Risk Management. I would like nothing better than to tell you that the journey is swift and free of challenges, but the truth as you might suspect is much different. The good news is […]
At our 2014 KickOff meeting, the Iceberg team took part in assembling 100 hygiene product bags that were then donated to the Ottawa Food Bank. Each package included essential hygiene products such as: shampoo, body wash, nail clipers, deodorant, first aid kit, toothbrush, toothpaste, Kleenex pocket packs, floss, Chapstick, Tums, etc., and were distributed to at-risk […]
Iceberg Networks is offering this series of free articles to help organizations that are contemplating evolving their risk management programs to include some level of automation to help them with the ocean of data they must wade through daily to understand what risks they must address, and at which priority. Without automation, any business that […]