GRC Bullseye? RSA Updates Archer Platform
Nov04

GRC Bullseye? RSA Updates Archer Platform

EMC’s RSA Security division has announced a new release (6.0) of its Archer Goverance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Platform at this week’s RSA Conference Abu Dhabi, intended to inspire ‘everyone to own risk within the enterprise’. This market is hot, and depending upon the source, is only going to get hotter, but it is not without some major challenges. “Risk is no longer just the responsibility of executives,”...

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NIST Framework To Help But Cyber Insurance Still Lagging
Feb11

NIST Framework To Help But Cyber Insurance Still Lagging

On Thursday the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will publish the Cybersecurity Framework (Version 1.0), based on existing standards, guidelines, and practices, for reducing cybersecurity risk to critical infrastructure. The result of the Executive Order, Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, issued by President Obama a year ago, the hope was that the framework would lead to a more robust cyber...

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Security 2014: Expect A Bad Situation To Get Worse
Dec16

Security 2014: Expect A Bad Situation To Get Worse

With the IT Trends & Analysis holiday break starting next week (December 23-January 3), I’m clearing out my mailbox, and trying to incorporate the various vendor 2014 predictions into this week’s stories, including today’s focus on security. One would expect doom and gloom forecasts from security vendors – and IT industry analysts – and you won’t be disappointed. Looks like CISOs can expect the Grinch for...

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