Tag Archives: Audit

BSIMM – Top Ten Surprises

– In a prior column, I described the results of a survey conducted by Gary McGraw, Sammy Migues and Brian Chess published in the BSIMM (Build Security In Maturity Model) report available at http://bsi-mm.com/   Most of the results are intuitively obvious … after the fact, that is. But some…

Security and Audit – BFFLs? Maybe not, but…

– …we may have lots of reasons to work together more closely. Maybe it is just the luck of the draw that at almost every employer for the last 15 years, I have been the one to manage our audit relationships, but I am certainly suspicious my good fortune is other than divinely inspired. …

Human Fallout and the Security Impact of the Sub Prime Crisis

– By now everyone heard of, or should I say felt, the impact of the Sub-prime crises on the economy as a whole and on US financial institutions. In particular, the big banks have been affected by having to write off billions of dollars in losses. In order to help restore their balance sheets, these…