Governance Risk & Compliance (GRC)

Every organizational business function and process is governed in some way to meet objectives. Each of these objectives has risks, as well as controls that increase the likelihood of success (or minimize the impact of failure). These are the fundamental concepts of GRC. To maximize business performance, GRC programs are designed to help companies avoid major disasters and minimize the impact when avoidance is unlikely.

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  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Commit To Privacy As A Corporate Social Responsibility

    Appeal To Increasingly Concerned Customers With An Authentic Shift In Culture

    October 16, 2018 Enza Iannopollo

    Customers are increasingly demanding protection for and control over their data. Firms do a better job of associating privacy with their brand and inspiring customer trust when they embrace privacy as a corporate social responsibility (CSR). This CSR practices of Fortune 100 firms and explains the best ways security and privacy professionals can work to adopt privacy as a responsibility for all employees.

  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    REPORT: Q&A: What Marketers Need To Know About Zero-Party Data

    October 10, 2018 Fatemeh Khatibloo

    B2C marketers know how difficult it is to build and maintain a trusted relationship with consumers. The introduction of regulations like the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Vermont's data broker registration law make the use of third-party data — a crucial marketing tool — even more difficult for marketers. There's another option, though: zero-party data. This report dives into zero-party data, how it differs from first-party data, and how B2C marketers should treat this sensitive information.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Adapt To Climate Change Or Face Extinction

    The Immediate Risks Require You To Evolve Your Business

    October 5, 2018 Salvatore Schiano, Stephanie Balaouras

    Climate change is one of the most important business issues of our time. Even as companies and countries around the world have committed to phasing out fossil fuels and stem global warming, the impacts of climate change are already here. In the coming years, businesses will need to adapt to a host of new physical, social, and political risks or face extinction. Many will also find ways to innovate and win market share. This report helps risk professionals navigate the evolving risks and opportunities posed by climate change.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Get Fighting Fit For EU's NISD

    The Hype Of GDPR Buried An Equally Important EU Cybersecurity Regulation

    October 5, 2018 Paul McKay

    Over the past few months, organizations operating essential services across Europe have been finding out if they are in scope of the EU Network Information Systems Directive (NISD). The directive aims to improve the security and resilience of essential services such as utilities and healthcare and digital services such as cloud infrastructure. This report examines the current state of NISD preparedness across Europe and gives CISOs advice to get your organization ready by leveraging existing security capabilities and GDPR investments.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Gauge Your Data Security And Privacy Maturity

    Assessment: The Data Security And Privacy Playbook

    October 5, 2018 Enza Iannopollo, Heidi Shey

    To transition from an organization that treats privacy and data security as compliance requirements to achieve the lowest possible cost, to one that champions privacy and uses its technology prowess to differentiate the brand, you need to know where to start. This report guides security, privacy, and other risk pros through Forrester's Data Security And Privacy Maturity Assessment so you can gauge where your firm is on its journey and discover which core competencies you need to strengthen or develop.

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