MetricStream Partners with ECC International to Help Companies in the Philippines Enhance Compliance, Risk, and Audit Management

Through the reseller alliance, organizations in Philippines will reap the benefits of world-class GRC solutions that support stronger risk, compliance, and Audit management programs MetricStream, the market leader in Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management Solutions, and ECC International, a leading process improvement solutions provider in Southeast Asia, have entered into a reseller partnership to help organizations in the Philippines build greater risk resistance by leveraging cutting-edge GRC…

Misys Increases Its Dominance in the 2014 Risk Technology Rankings As the Overall Winner in Enterprise-wide Risk Management

Misys Overall winner for market, credit, counterparty, liquidity, aggregation and Basel III and first place in eight other categories Misys, the global leader in financial services software, has been honoured with the overall winner in the enterprise-wide risk management, according to the 2014 Risk Technology Rankings. The first place position underscores the ability of Misys to enable clients to respond to all regulatory compliance and reporting requirements. The company has…

The seven deadly sins that lead to an Oracle audit

Oracle is notorious for its confusing licensing policy. Robert Sheldon presents seven behaviors that can lead to an Oracle audit and costly audit fees. Oracle’s licensing policies are notoriously vague and confusing. One misstep and you can end up owing thousands of dollars in audit fees. Yet Oracle software, with its dazzling array of management packs and pre-installed options, is easy to misuse; so easy in fact that you could…

Agiliance Wins Silver and Bronze in Best in Biz Awards 2014

Company and its Executive Team Honored for Innovations in Operational and Security Risk Intelligence Agiliance®, Inc., the Big Data Risk Company™ and leading independent provider of integrated solutions for Operational and Security Risk Intelligence, today announced that it has been named a multi-award winner in the Best in Biz Awards 2014. Agiliance won a Silver Award for Most Innovative Company of the Year and the company’s management team was presented…

Announcing the MetricStream GRC Summit 2015 in Washington DC

The highly anticipated MetricStream GRC Summit 2015 will bring together GRC executives, analysts, and practitioners as well as several distinguished CEOs, board directors and government officials. The MetricStream GRC Summit, the industry’s foremost conference for Governance, Risk, and Compliance executives, analysts, and practitioners, will be hosted by MetricStream from May 11-13, 2015 at the Ritz Carlton – Pentagon City in Arlington, Virginia (Washington DC area). The must-attend GRC conference of…

A Sneak Peek Into Information Governance’s Future

Information governance is slowly moving beyond its traditional image as a center of risks and costs as it evolves into a technology practice that delivers added value for companies. That was one of the themes yesterday in a CMSWire Webinar, “Real Customer Successes: Business Transformation with Information Governance.” The speakers were Barclay T. Blair, executive director and founder of the Information Governance Initiative (IGI), and Stephen Ludlow, the director of…

Risk Management Solutions Makes Seismic Shift to the Private Cloud

Paris Georgallis Cloud Platform Operations Senior Vice President at Risk Management Solutions RMS develops large, complex catastrophe models to help the insurance and financial industries understand risk and prepare for the financial impact of catastrophes. Working with highly detailed models and tons of data in regulated industries, our cloud strategy is crucial. Four years ago we began a transitional journey to move our traditional on-premise based software offering to a…

Riskonnect Honoured by CIR for Best Risk Management Product of the Year

5th Annual CIR Risk Management Awards Continuity, Insurance and Risk Magazine (CIR Magazine), essential reading for the risk management, business continuity, and commercial insurance markets, recognized Riskonnect GRC as the Best Risk Management Product of the Year at their awards ceremony, held 13th November in Mayfair, London. Judged by an independent panel of experts for exceptional performance, the awards provide an opportunity for organisations and individuals to showcase their best…

The Pentagon still can’t manage to produce its first audit in 20 years

After decades of failing to produce clear financial statements, the Pentagon is once again set to fail to meet its audit deadline two years from now. The Pentagon accounts for nearly half of all discretionary spending approved by Congress, has an inventory that makes up 33 percent of the federal government, a budget of over $500 billion, and owns $1.3 trillion in property. Not once has it managed to scrape together…

If anything shouldn’t be taken for granted, it’s Information Security Management

It was one of our usual off-the-record discussions when I spoke with network admin and asked about the regular password change set up on the system. And, the answer included words like “my opinion,” “my experience,”… but, not a single word about policy. “Which policy?” I was asked. Oh, something is, obviously, wrong. So, we started from the beginning. Information Security Management is one of the cornerstones of IT Service…