Conversations in Risk-Based Security

NICE Framework Success Story - Abstract

Posted by Lynx Technology Partners on Feb 16, 2021 11:07:43 AM

Lynx is passionate about helping clients understand and reduce risks they may face, including potential hazards associated with competency gaps. Lynx trusts that a standardized approach improves their clients’ hiring, training, and succession processes as well as enables employees to better understand what capabilities are needed for desired positions and upskill accordingly. Lynx therefore utilizes the NICE Framework, as it is both far reaching and lends itself to competency assessments and careerpathing activities.

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Topics: Cybersecurity Talent Gap, Risk Management, Integrated Risk Management, competency

A Ceasefire in the War Between IT and Security Operations

Posted by Lynx Technology Partners on Dec 7, 2020 3:48:45 PM

Friction has existed between IT departments and Security Operations for years. If turf wars and business silos are not the cause, the lack of collaboration and communication will often lead to disharmony between the two. The left hand should know what the right hand is doing and vice versa, but that can only happen if the problems between them are acknowledged and addressed. Check out our recent conversation where Lynx CEO Gina Mahin and Steven Bay, Director of Security Operations and Threat Intelligence at Security On-Demand, discuss how Integrated Risk Management can bring a ceasefire to this friction and turn these teams into partners working toward the common goal of protecting the business.

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Topics: Risk Management, Security, cybersecurity, Shadow IT, Risk Integration, Integrated Risk Management

CORONAVIRUS:  Another “Case” for Integrated Risk Management

Posted by Lynx Technology Partners on Mar 16, 2020 10:36:03 AM

Just as you’ve begun to update and reevaluate operational structure in support of growing threats of all sorts, along comes….Coronavirus - as if we needed a reminder that the world is full of ‘threats’.  

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Topics: Integrated Risk Management

The ‘Culture’ of Risk Integration; When Integration Eats GRC for Lunch

Posted by Lynx Technology Partners on Feb 18, 2020 9:20:36 AM

Culture is a funny thing.  We all know we need it…we need more of it…we need it at the center of decision-making…we discuss it in meetings…we’ve even created executive positions for it…BUT can we define it?  Culture is fairly intangible – sorta the, “I know it when I see it” thing.

And we all know – that’s not enough.

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Topics: Risk Integration, Integrated Risk Management