Alla Valente

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Extending Cybersecurity Awareness Of The Third-Party Ecosystem

Alla Valente October 29, 2019
This year’s NCSAM theme of “Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.” is a powerful call to action for ownership and accountability. However, many heeding this call won’t think about how it also extends to the vast and growing network of third-party relationships. Why? For most organizations, third parties complicate cybersecurity risk management.
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Transformation, Third Parties, And Threats Shape The Landscape Of GRC Technology

Alla Valente October 25, 2019
The Forrester Tech Tide™: Governance, Risk, And Compliance Management, Q4 2019 report segments critical governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) technologies to aid risk and compliance pros as they seek to prioritize immediate needs and future investment in GRC management technology.
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Laud Your Whistleblowers Or Pay The Price

Alla Valente August 8, 2019
It's time to reconsider the whistleblower. It's in companies' best interests to know about and fix ethical missteps before they turn into full-blown scandals.
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Can RegTech Get Us From Compliance To Competitive Advantage?

Alla Valente May 29, 2019
Buzzwords are the bane of my existence! As a former SaaS tech marketer, I’ve used my fair share. Since joining Forrester a month ago as an analyst on the security and risk team, one of the buzzwords I’m hearing most is “RegTech.” RegTech isn’t just hype. Forrester defines RegTech as the technology-enabled transformation of the […]
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