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Security – A Risk-Based Approach

In today’s ever-changing environment, securing business assets and maintaining resilience requires adopting a risk-based approach to security.

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4 Key Benefits of ISO 27001 and the NIST CSF

This blog explores the main benefits of ISO 27001 and the NIST CSF to help organisations better protect themselves in today’s digital age.

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5 Risk Management Trends to Watch in 2023

The risk management landscape is ever-changing. This Acuity blog explores five 2023 risk management trends set to shape the field in the coming year.

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Short Read: CISOs and the Board

New study indicates that misalignment between the board and the CISO in terms of cyber security persists and there is wide disagreement on cyber resilience.“A wide gulf exists between perceptions of corporate board members and CISOs over…
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Short Read: IRM over Spreadsheets?

Risks are a part of any business. From natural disasters to cyber-attacks, there are many things that can go wrong and interrupt or, in extreme cases, cease business operations. The…
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Short Read: Are You Neglecting Your Risk Management?

Are you neglecting your risk management? Almost half of Irish small and medium businesses have been a target of several cyber attacks over the last three years, says RTE. While your…
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5 Reasons to Stop Using Spreadsheets to Manage Risk

Recently, there’s been an undeniable increase in the demand for effective risk management, which is unsurprising considering the growing complexity of threats organizations face globally – from pandemic and supply…
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Engaging the Front Office in Risk Management

Effective risk management needs everyone to play their part – both the back office and the front office. Read this blog to find out how you can engage different stakeholders with IRM.

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Cyber Risk Management in 2021: Key Predictions and Trends

Following our recent blog, Our cyber risk predictions of 2020: What effect did Covid-19 have?, we now look ahead to this year, one that we hope will be less turbulent and more productive for all.

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Cyber Risk: Quantify What Matters

Security continues to grow in importance within the enterprise; its stature has risen to regular board and executive-level discussions. Spending on security products and services continues to grow at a…
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Addressing Tomorrow’s GRC Challenges, Today

In our last blog, ‘can GRC keep up’, we discussed the limitations of the traditional GRC tools.  So, the question now becomes, what is needed to address modern risk and…
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Risk Management: 5 Tips for Solution Buyers

Every company, whether they are large or small, faces the constant evolution of risk, especially in today’s digital economy. In order to remain resilient and prosper, it is important to…
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‘Compliance Isn’t Security’: 5 Keys to a Better Approach

To reassure themselves and their stakeholders that they are properly responding to cybersecurity threats, many organizations rely on audits that demonstrate they’re adhering to compliance mandates and therefore addressing such…
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Cyber Attacks via Vendors: Lessons Learned

No matter how securely an organization guards itself against cybersecurity attacks, it’s vulnerable if a vendor it works with hasn’t taken proper precautions. This is sometimes overlooked as companies focus…
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Managing Your Weakest Link: Supply Chain Risk Management

In today’s interconnected digital economy, every business engages with other organizations for goods and services. Our ecosystems are more global and more diverse than at any previous point in history.…
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Can GRC Keep Up? Risk and Compliance in the Digital Era

Digital transformation was already well underway and with COVID-19, it’s now accelerating. What was a slow jog has turned into a full sprint with companies quickly adapting processes to meet…
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Cyber Risk: A CIO Perspective on Digital Transformation

Guest blog by Philip Clayson Digital cyber risk in an increasingly digital landscape is a topic everyone should be intimate with, and yet few people are.  The mundanity of the management…
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Why Should CISOs Quantify Cyber Risk?

Importance of quantifying cyber risk As cyber security has become a boardroom issue, there is an increasing need for cyber risk to be measured and reported in financial terms. Business…
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Cyber Risk Trends That Will Dominate 2020

Business leaders are investing in digital transformation to increase competitiveness, drive operational efficiencies, and grow market share. It has never been a better time to capitalize on the advantages of…
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