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Doug Yarabinetz

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Swiss Product Manufacturer Partners with Lynx To Sell Lucy!

Posted by Doug Yarabinetz on Jul 21, 2017 12:20:36 PM

ZURICH (20.7.2017) LUCY Security is growing and innovating: Certified partner in the US now delivers new anti-ransomware scenarios with LUCY V3.6. With approximately 25% of sales, the US market represents the most important market area for the Swiss product manufacturer.

The IT risk, compliance and cybersecurity company, Lynx Technology Partners, (LYNX) strengthens Lucy's existing presence in the US market.

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Topics: Security, cybersecurity

Risk Management Insights at the 2017 Shared Assessments Summit

Posted by Doug Yarabinetz on Jun 14, 2017 9:50:02 AM

From June 26 to June 29 in Arlington, Virginia, Lynx Technology Partners team members will be among the top global risk experts discussing best practices for third party risk management at the 10th annual Shared Assessments Summit.

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Topics: Vendor Risk Management, Shared Assessments Summit, Third Party Risk Management

Five Ways to Reduce Your Audit Tax

Posted by Doug Yarabinetz on Apr 17, 2017 4:43:05 PM

Taxes are certainly not fun, but there is something worse: an audit. Combine the two in a risk and compliance scenario and you have the onerous “audit tax,” a figurative term used to describe the expenses a company incurs when deploying resources and manpower to satisfy the burgeoning set of internal and external compliance and audit mandates. The good news is that there are ways to reduce the audit tax burden.

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Topics: Risk Management, compliance, compliance mandates

WHERE IS MY IT RISK?

Posted by Doug Yarabinetz on Mar 21, 2017 12:22:09 PM

Managing IT risk is part of running any business these days. Regardless of what business you’re in, understanding IT risk can help you increase network security, reduce management costs and achieve greater compliance. Corporate leaders who fail to identify, assess and mitigate IT risk are setting themselves up for serious security breaches and financial losses down the road.

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Topics: Risk Management, Security, cybersecurity

Managed Security: Boost Your Security Posture Through Outsourcing

Posted by Doug Yarabinetz on Mar 7, 2017 7:42:50 PM

Join us for the webinar "Managed Security - How to Boost Your Security Posture Through Outsourcing Security to Experts featuring research from the 2017 Cybersecurity Trends Spotlight Report published by the Information Security Community on LinkedIn in partnership with Crowd Research.

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Topics: Risk Management, cybersecurity, GRC

Lynx Technology Partners Announces First Board of Directors with Appointment of Four Members

Posted by Doug Yarabinetz on Jan 17, 2017 5:06:34 PM

Lynx Technology Partners (Lynx) is honored to announced the appointment of four members to our first Board of Directors.  This announcement brings a year-long independent board nomination process to a close and positions Lynx for even faster growth in 2017.

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Vendor Risk Management: An Educational Webinar Series

Posted by Doug Yarabinetz on Jan 5, 2017 4:49:15 PM

Organizations increasingly rely on vendors and third-party relationships for strategic business advantage.  Ensuring that these partnerships don’t create an unacceptable risk requires a complete vendor risk management approach.  Join Michael Rasmussen, The GRC Pundit at GRC 20/20, as he presents this 3 part educational webinar series on managing vendor risk and compliance.

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Topics: Risk Management, Security, Vendor Risk Management

Lynx Risk Manager Integrates with Lieberman Software’s ERPM

Posted by Doug Yarabinetz on Dec 22, 2016 9:51:15 AM

Lynx Technology Partners and Lieberman Software recently announced an integration module for Lynx Risk Manager (LRM) which imports privileged account information from Lieberman Software’s Enterprise Random Password Manager (ERPM) and immediately updates security control scores in LRM.  These scores form the basis for continuous measurement of password-related security risks, as well as compliance to a wide range of regulatory frameworks.

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Topics: Risk Management, Security, GRC

Lynx Team Member Receives USDA Abraham Lincoln Honor Award

Posted by Doug Yarabinetz on Dec 20, 2016 2:32:00 PM

United States Secretary of Agriculture, Thomas Vilsack, has recognized Lynx Technology Partners and a member of their service delivery team with the Abraham Lincoln Honor Award for work with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).  This honor is in recognition of contributions Lynx has made in protecting USDA employee and customer data and in educating employees on how to best protect their identities.

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Bobby Dominguez to Examine IT Risk Programs and the NIST CSF

Posted by Doug Yarabinetz on Oct 13, 2016 1:03:19 PM

Bobby Dominguez will discuss the operationalization of the NIST Cyber Security Framework to create an information technology risk program at ISACA’s CSX 2016 North America conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 17-19 October 2016. CSX 2016 North America will be focused on practical cybersecurity solutions and guidance, tailored to every level of a security professional’s career.

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Topics: Risk Management, Security, NIST Cyber Security Framework, cybersecurity