RHSB’s Jones Receives Cyber Risk Management Leadership Award

Douglas R. Jones, senior vice president and principal at Texas-based Roach Howard Smith & Barton, was presented with the Cyber Risk Management Leadership Award 2014-15 at the annual Cyber Risk Management Boot Camp held in Atlanta, Ga., and hosted by INSUREtrust. The Cyber Risk Management Leadership Award is given to select independent agents that demonstrate expertise in cyber risk management, have addressed their own firm’s cyber risks, and have shown proficiency…

Protiviti and ISACA Study Reveals Disparity Between Growth of IT in Business and Auditing of IT Risks

Although organizations have made strides in establishing best practices for the IT audit function, many are struggling to keep pace with global IT risks amid rapidly changing technology environments, according to a joint survey from global consulting firm Protiviti (www.protiviti.com) and global IT association ISACA (www.isaca.org). The fourth annual IT Audit Benchmarking Survey examines how organizations are assessing and mitigating critical business and technology risks. The global survey reflects the…

Security Readers’ Choice Awards 2014: Identity and access management

Readers vote on the best identity and access management systems of 2014. The identity and access management (IAM) market has been shaped by two emerging trends over the last year: ease of use for customers, and extensibility into cloud and mobile use cases. IAM products have also become more focused on establishing behavioral baselines and providing anomaly-based alerts, says Andras Cser, vice president and principal analyst at Forrester Research Inc.,…

Sacooru Launches the World’s 1st Cyber Security Awareness Cloud Platform

Sacooru, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of the world’s first security awareness cloud training platform. Sacooru.com delivers innovative, industry standard security awareness training to individuals, corporations, schools, universities, govenrment agencies and non-profit organizations anywhere, on any device, at any-time. The Sacooru.com cloud-based platform boasts ready-to-deliver highly engaging information security lessons, your own branded training portal, interactive 3D learning games, quizzes and a Certificate of Completion for every user.…

Thomson Reuters: Corporate boards exposed to cybersecurity risk

Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, released its board governance survey for 2014, which shows that despite a slight decline in the amount of board information being produced each year, corporate boards are increasingly exposed to cybersecurity risk. Boards continue to communicate through unsecure means, and have minimal measures in place to prevent a security breach. The survey also shows that one in…