Does IT Need Better Risk Management, or More Software to Prevent Hacks?

Josh Tyrangiel of Bloomberg Business Week this week published an article on the successful attempt by unauthorized individuals to access customer information from the servers at Target. The title of Tyrangiel’s article, How Target Could Have Prevented Customer Data Hack Read more ›

U.S. Financial Services Continue to Scramble for an Effective Operational Risk Management Methodology

Very large financial services businesses based in the United States continue to struggle as they seek to implement genuinely effective operational risk management methods to safeguard the integrity of mission critical applications. In late 2012 J.P. Morgan disclosed a substantial Read more ›

Plan Operational Risk Management Procedures Correctly to Mitigate Risk from IT Systems

The “big data” “surveillance” brouhaha of June, 2013 illustrates an emerging problem with operational risk management procedures, and, specifically, IT audit and risk assessment. Mr. Snowden’s possession of a top secret security clearance is at the heart of the brouhaha. Read more ›