Recorded: 25 August 2010 View Webinar
Automating the IT Risk Management process is critical for organizations who want to secure their IT investments from internal and external risks related to information security, infrastructure, project management and business continuity processes.
A well defined IT GRC program based on frameworks such as COBIT and ISO 27002 cannot achieve high maturity scores without process automation for risk and compliance management.
Topics covered in this webinar are:
- What is IT Risk Management process and why is it critical for an organization?
- Challenges with manual IT Risk management process
- How IT Risk management can impact IT Governance and Compliance programs
- Benefits of IT Risk Management process automation
- Best practices to automate IT Risk Management
Moderator: Brandon Dunlap Panelists: Vidyadhar Phalke, Andrew Brorsen
Brandon Dunlap is the Managing Director of research at Brightfly. He has more than 15 years of experience managing business technology risk in large and small organizations. He has served in a variety of roles across heavily regulated industries, successfully leading all aspects of IT security programs, including policy and procedure management, oversight and control, strategy, architecture, development, and training. Currently, he is the Managing Director of Research of Brightfly, an independent, advisory and research firm that focuses on building a collaborative IT practitioner communities and bridging the gaps within information technology, security, risk, compliance, and audit disciplines.
Vidyadhar Phalke is the Chief Technology Officer of MetricStream. Vidya is responsible for MetricStream's technical architecture, strategy. product management and engineering. Vidya has been instrumental in transforming the GRC Platform vision into an Industry Leading GRC Software Platform as recognized by MetricStream's World Class Enterprise customers as well as Leading Analysts. Prior to MetricStream, Vidya has held various Senior Product Management and Engineering positions in Bivio Networks, Narus and Network Programs where he has worked on leading security and IT risk management challenges for network appliances and software. Vidya has a PhD in Computer Science from Rutgers University and Management degree from MIT Sloan. He is a graduate of IIT, Delhi, India.
Andrew Brorsen is a CPA and PMP-certified Practice Leader with 15+ years experience as a senior-level Technology and Business Strategist with a solutions focus to delivering bottom-line savings to clients. He has proven his ability to customize a delivery approach to effectively service clients and strategically align resources to generate proven results. His areas of expertise include Identity Governance, IT Risk / Security, Regulatory Compliance, Business Analysis & Process, Audit, Accounting, and Project Management.