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March 8, 2018 | Metrics and Reporting
By Josh More, IANS Faculty

 Use Metrics to Communicate Risk Management’s Value

A successful metrics program helps tell security's story in a way that fosters business engagement and support, but what's the best way to get there? In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Josh More discusses the difference between operational and strategic metrics, and offers tips for getting started using FAIR.

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March 5, 2018 | IT Service Management
By Josh More, IANS Faculty

 Ensure Critical Elements Are Included in GRC Documents, Workflows

When starting a GRC program from scratch, it can be difficult to foresee which ingredients are critical to success and which aren't. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Josh More details the critical elements to include and pitfalls to avoid, while urging a high-level focus on workflows, culture and stakeholder alignment.

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January 25, 2018 | Patch Management
By Josh More, IANS Faculty

 Streamline Patching for Third-Party Apps

Patching Windows systems is difficult enough without adding third-party tools like Java, Adobe and others to the mix. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Josh More explains how achieving patch management maturity requires a combination of imaging, deployment, patching and vulnerability scanning technologies, plus a large degree of automation.

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January 17, 2018 | Recruiting, Hiring and Retention
By Josh More, IANS Faculty

 Perform Effective Background Checks at Scale

Screening potential U.S.-based employees is difficult enough, but scaling background checks across vendors and international employees is even more daunting. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Josh More details the various types of background checks available and common pitfalls to avoid when leveraging them. He also provides tips for expanding the program to encompass vendor employees and international workers, and a roadmap for automating the process over time.   

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December 7, 2017 | Big Data
By Josh More, IANS Faculty

 Unified Data Management (UDM): A Primer

Before deploying UDM, it's important to understand what it is - and what it isn't. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Josh More provides an overview of the UDM market, including top features to look for and the capabilities of newer as-a-service offerings. He also explains why having a good level of data control is a prerequisite for UDM success.

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October 30, 2017 | Risk Management
By Josh More, IANS Faculty

 Create a Simple Risk Taxonomy for the Enterprise

When discussing risks and prioritizing controls, it's important that security and the business use a common language to collaboratively communicate recommendations to upper management. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Josh More details how the CIS Critical Controls can provide a simple risk taxonomy that helps keep everyone on the same page.

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October 23, 2017 | Risk Management
By Josh More, IANS Faculty

 Suit Your Risk Framework to Your Risk Types

When it comes to managing risk, no one risk framework can truly rule them all. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Josh More explains that organizations face different types of risks (strategic, tactical and operational) and details some ways to address them all without force-fitting a framework, bogging down processes or oversimplifying the analysis.

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