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Data in GRC projects – Why Not?

June 30, 2016 by Luc Brandts
Filed under: General, Governance, Risk and Compliance

Many GRC projects focus on the automation of manual data input tasks, rather than leveraging data that’s already out there in systems inside or outside the firewall. It is interesting to see the big difference between what’s technically possible, and what’s being realized in actual projects. 

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Tags: GRC 

Gartner Security and Risk Management Conference, June 2016

June 22, 2016 by Rob van Straten
Filed under: Governance, Risk and Compliance, IT GRC, Information Security

Last week BWise attended the Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit with 3,000 of Information Security attendees from around the globe. The 4 day event opened with a keynote session by Felix Gaehtgens, Peter Firstbrook, and Jeffrey Wheatman from Gartner, highlighting a bold vision for today’s digital business environment, in contrast to the previous years’ primary focus on protection and prevention. 

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Tags: GRC, IT GRC, Information Security 

Nasdaq Sweeps the OpRisk Awards, Solidifies Leadership in GRC Technology

June 16, 2016 by Clarinda Dobbelaar
Filed under: General, Governance, Risk and Compliance

Nasdaq had quite a night in London this week. Attending the Operational Risk Awards were representatives from both the BWise and SMARTS team. The company was honored to win four major awards that evening: BWise for Best GRC Product and Best Operational Risk Product, SMARTS for Best Financial Crime Product and Nasdaq for Best Overall Provider of the Year.

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Tags: GRC 

Sourcing Risk Information for a Value-Added Audit

May 25, 2016 by Ladd Muzzy
Filed under: Governance, Risk and Compliance, Risk Management, Internal Audit

Author: Ladd Muzzy, Principal at Nasdaq BWise

Audit continues its need to mature. Changes in professional standards, technological innovation, evolving compliance and regulatory requirements, and an increasing competitive environment are forcing the discipline to be more nimble. The audit department continues to divest itself from being seen as having a “policing” role to one of adding value. As organizations grow and become more sophisticated, the amount of risk and control data increases, adding new risks and morphing existing risks into varying exposures. Audit must respond, not only in its fiduciary role of providing an independent view of the risk and control environment but in understanding how the organization is responding to the changing risk environment.  

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Tags: Risk Management, Audit 

Keys to a Tailor-Made Compliance Program

May 17, 2016 by Bart van der Hoeven
Filed under: Governance, Risk and Compliance, Compliance Management

Author: Bart van der Hoeven
Sr. Director Solutions Consulting, BWise

“Is there an order for implementing processes of a compliance program?” This was an interesting question from the audience after a recent webinar, where I covered processes of a compliance program. 

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Tags: GRC, Compliance 

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