Current Issue: Volume 19  21 September 2016

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Tips From Industry Experts

By Jack Freund, Ph.D., CISA, CRISC, CISM

It is a universal truth that companies will never have enough money to pursue all of the strategies they would like. Understanding this is key to incorporating risk-based thinking in daily security tasks. Any time you have to shorten a list of things you care about down from everything to something less, you are employing a risk-based approach. Read More >>


With the last quarter of the year approaching, individuals are encouraged to review their 2016 continuing professional education (CPE) record, update it with the CPE activities they have completed and make note of how many additional CPE hours are needed. Read More >>

By Peter Tessin, CISA, CRISC, CGEIT

Embarking on a governance of enterprise IT (GEIT) implementation can be intimidating. There is plenty of anecdotal evidence describing failed GEIT projects and the problems associated with GEIT implementations. In my experience, common elements in failed GEIT implementations include a failure to obtain key executive commitment and not performing adequate analyses of the enterprise prior to embarking on the GEIT implementation itself. Read More >>

Kevin Lyday, CGEIT, CEA, CIPP/G, CISSP, FAC-COR III, FAC-PPM IT III, Shares His Experience as a CGEIT

Kevin Lyday spends a great deal of his spare time doing hands-on work, especially home repair and improvement. Lyday’s interest in fixing things extends to his job as a senior advisor for IT governance at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read More >>