Modulo Hosts Second Annual Customer Advisory Board and First International User Group Conference Featuring Keynote by GRC and Security Industry Luminary Steve Hunt
(PR Web Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) (PRWEB) March 21, 2014
Modulo, a leading provider of technology governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced that it will host the second annual Customer Advisory Board and first annual International User Group Conference on March 23-24 in the greater Washington, D.C. area. The conference will kick-off with a keynote by industry analyst Steve Hunt, CEO of Hunt Business Intelligence, followed by a VIP CISO dinner. In his keynote discussion, Mr. Hunt will share insights into the convergence of IT and Physical Security and the role GRC can play in this newly emerging Risk Management landscape. Keeping in mind the Chief Information Security Officer, he will explore how IT risk management leaders can evolve their practice to cooperate with physical security managers and report risks on a common platform and with a common language.
The conference will also feature presentations from high-profile CISOs and CSOs on the latest innovations in GRC use cases and include:
• Rich Licato, Managing Director, Corporate Security, Airlines Reporting Company (ARC): "Transforming IT Compliance into Effective Enterprise Risk Management"
• Doug Powell, CPP, PSP, Manager, SMI Security, Privacy & Safety for BC Hydro: "IT Risk Management Convergence: Integrating GRC & Physical Security"
• David Moule, Manager, Information Security Assurance, Allied Irish Banks: "You Too Can Enjoy Being Audited"
Modulo CEO Sergio Thompson-Flores will open the event. Other Topics Explored Include: "Integrating BCM into GRC Strategy"; "Integrating ERM & Policy into Your GRC Strategy"; "GRC Intelligence" and "Modulo Risk Manager Solution Updates, Tips and Tricks."
Steve Hunt, CPP CISSP, is an industry adviser, futurist and consultant. He was inducted into the ISSA Hall of Fame for his achievements in IT security. The physical security industry named him one of the 25 most influential people in the industry (Security Magazine) and CSO Magazine presented him with the "Industry Visionary" Compass Award. For 25 years Steve's career has spanned the breadth of the security industry: physical, homeland, corporate, and data security. As a recognized expert on best practices, security trends, and emerging technologies, Steve has advised hundreds of the world's largest organizations. He has also appeared as a homeland security analyst on CNBC, Fox News, CNN and his analysis has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The New York Times, Business Week, and other global publications and trade magazines.
The Modulo Customer Advisory Board and User Conference brings together CISOs, CSOs and thought leaders in a collaborative forum to discuss trends and challenges in GRC. It builds on the momentum of the Modulo International Customer Advisory Board (CAB), a dynamic group of C-level security, risk and information technology executives from global enterprises spanning North America and EMA in a broad range of industries. These thought leaders brig real-world insights into the security threats, regulatory demands and operational challenges facing today's enterprise environments.
This event is invitation only. Please send an email to GRC(at)modulo(dot)com for more information.
"We are honored to bring together this community of industry luminaries. Their innovative best practices for maturing risk and compliance are improving governance and business performance and are helping to shape the global landscape for GRC," said Stephen Gant, Managing Director of North America for Modulo.
Modulo is a leading global enterprise provider of technology governance, risk and compliance (GRC) management solutions. Hundreds of organizations around the world leverage the award-winning Modulo Risk Manager™ as a flexible and affordable approach to manage risk, compliance, and business continuity across the enterprise and extended enterprise of third-party relationships. Customers span the financial, healthcare, retail, manufacturing, higher-education, telecom, energy and government sectors and include BASF, BC Hydro, Commercial Bank of Dubai, Microsoft, New York University Medical Center, Synovus Financial, and Schlumberger. Modulo has earned industry recognition as both a 2012 and 2013 Innovator of the Year from SC Magazine, which also gave the company's products "5-Star" review ratings for three consecutive years.
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