The 2009 GRC Meeting, the premier networking event for Governance, Risk and Compliance professionals promoted by Modulo, will take place in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil, August 13 to 16. , The events theme will be Integration and Collaboration. During the four-day event, executives from all over the world will share and discuss GRC best practices throughout panels, round table sessions, workshops and small conferences.
Speakers will include Venkat Raghavan, IBM’s Director of Security, risk management and compliance, who will address best practices for automating enterprises GRC procedures. Nichola Tiessenga, member of the ISACA Certification Council, who will discuss strategies associated with mitigating risk with a focus on implementing appropriate internal controls whilst leveraging industry standards, such as ISO, COBIT, NIST and ITIL.
A further keynote speaker will be Bob Russo, General Manager of the PCI Security Standards Council, who will focus on driving awareness and compliance with PCI Data Security Standards adoption and best practices associated with the creation of pools of certified Qualified Security Assessors (QSAs). Mr Russo will also discus how feedback from stakeholders across the payment chain impacts the the work of the Council and the development of new standards.
For more information on Modulo’s GRC Meeting 2009, please access www.grcmeeting.com
About Modulo: (www.modulo.com) is a market leader for IT Governance, Risk and Compliance management (ITGRC). Modulo Risk Manager™ provides organizations with the tools they need to automate the processes required for assessing security and attaining regulatory compliance. Over 1000 customers worldwide are today using Modulo solutions which include; Risk, Policy, Asset, Threat, Remediation Workflow, Business Continuity, Incident, Loss Event, Vendor, Audit and Compliance Management. In contrast to costly GRC “development platform offerings” Modulo Risk Manager™ has been independently recognized as the leading “out of the box solution” with significant integration capabilities. Recent honours received by Modulo include: Hot Company 2009 and the Global Excellence Customer Trust Award 2009 (Global Product Excellence in Auditing for Modulo Risk Manager).