Current Issue: Volume 6  25 March 2015

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Tips From Industry Experts

By Sunil Bakshi, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, ABCI, AMIIB, BS 25999 LI, CEH, CISSP, ISO 27001 LA, MCA, PMP

Many organizations’ IT efforts are focused on using technology to deliver services to customers. Specifically, applications are the vehicles that take services to customers. In order to ensure these services are delivered securely, organizations should ensure that security is built into the infrastructure. Read More


By Karl Fruecht

Blame the IT skills shortage or new pressures facing chief information officers (CIOs), but information technology outsourcing (ITO) is the new normal. In fact, Gartner predicts the worldwide IT services market will reach US $1.1 trillion by 2018, with outsourcing contributing to more than half of that market growth. Read More


Marco Vasquez Chavez, CISA, CRISC, COBIT Foundation, ITIL v2 Foundation, Shares His Experience as a CRISC

“To get certified is the best way to formalize knowledge, keep up to date professionally and gain acknowledgement of your skills,” says Marco Vasquez Chavez. Vasquez decided to obtain the Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification to receive recognition for his risk experience. Read More


Reviewed by Jeimy J. Cano, Ph.D., COBIT Foundation, CFE, CMAS

Digital communications industry leaders warn of the convergence of hardware and software. But this convergence is the new normal that organizations implement to stay connected to their global partners. This new way of communicating helps companies face the challenge of creating a single new user experience that links service and technology support in a way that users prefer.