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GRC & Me

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When Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) issues are in the headlines, it’s usually a bad thing. It’s only when a major data breach happens, or a company runs afoul of some regulation, that these important responsibilities get their time in the limelight. GRC & Me is here to shine a light on those individuals tasked with safeguarding their employers’ information and integrity, day in and day out. Tune in each month as host Megan Phee, Director of International Sales at LogicGate, and her guests explore the issues and ideas that give shape to these interconnected functions. Just as GRC touches many parts of a business, so too will the podcast delve into a wide array of concerns—from current events and modern methodologies to cultural nuances and game-changing developments. Join us and learn why GRC is so critical to the future of any organization, where the industry has been—and where it’s going.

When Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) issues are in the headlines, it’s usually a bad thing. It’s only when a major data breach happens, or a company runs afoul of some regulation, that these important responsibilities get their time in the limelight. GRC & Me is here to shine a light on those individuals tasked with safeguarding their employers’ information and integrity, day in and day out. Tune in each month as host Megan Phee, Director of International Sales at LogicGate, and her guests explore the issues and ideas that give shape to these interconnected functions. Just as GRC touches many parts of a business, so too will the podcast delve into a wide array of concerns—from current events and modern methodologies to cultural nuances and game-changing developments. Join us and learn why GRC is so critical to the future of any organization, where the industry has been—and where it’s going.

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United States

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When Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) issues are in the headlines, it’s usually a bad thing. It’s only when a major data breach happens, or a company runs afoul of some regulation, that these important responsibilities get their time in the limelight. GRC & Me is here to shine a light on those individuals tasked with safeguarding their employers’ information and integrity, day in and day out. Tune in each month as host Megan Phee, Director of International Sales at LogicGate, and her guests explore the issues and ideas that give shape to these interconnected functions. Just as GRC touches many parts of a business, so too will the podcast delve into a wide array of concerns—from current events and modern methodologies to cultural nuances and game-changing developments. Join us and learn why GRC is so critical to the future of any organization, where the industry has been—and where it’s going.

Language:

English


Episodes

Go Big and Go Global! How Global Standards Can Benefit the GRC Community

5/4/2022
At GRC & Me, we like to go big or go home. In this episode, we do just that and take on the topic of global standards. We brought in the perfect person for the task, Rob Fulcher, Head of Sales for the Americas at CUBE. Rob chats with LogicGate's Director of International Sales, Megan Phee, about why we find ourselves in our current regulatory situation, how and where global standards can help, and how new technology can help or hinder the future state of regulatory standards.

Duration:00:15:22

Has the ‘Great Resignation’ Created the ‘Great Reflection’ for Organizations?

4/20/2022
It seems like everywhere you look there’s a new article about the “Great Resignation” and the challenges with keeping talent. Businesses, regardless of industry, are being impacted. So where do we go from here? In this episode of GRC & Me, LogicGate’s CEO, Matt Kunkel, and new Chief People Officer, Caroline Werner, chat about the reality of the current talent landscape, what they’ve learned from the last few years, and how they’re adjusting their strategies to help adapt.

Duration:00:12:19

Vendor Risk Management Programs Demystified

4/6/2022
Our customers' success means a lot to us at LogicGate. That is why we decided to have no other than Szuyin Leow, VP of Customer Success, as a guest host. Szuyin sits down with one of our rockstar customers, Stephen Crouch from Texas Mutual. Stephen is a risk analyst in the workers' compensation insurance space and at Texas Mutual, he quickly got involved with revamping the vendor risk management program. In this episode, Stephen recounts his GRC journey. He highlights how he has seen vendor...

Duration:00:26:32

Navigating Internal Audit Personalities and Challenges

3/23/2022
We decided it was time for some inner reflection here at GRC & Me. Or, in GRC terms, an Internal Audit. Guest host Heath Anderson, LogicGate's Information Security Leader, does just that as he goes in-house and turns the mic on LogicGate's own Security Compliance Manager, Elizabeth Walker. Elizabeth is a fountain of knowledge for LogicGate and the GRC community. In this episode, Elizabeth defines what internal audit means, her perspective on the players, personalities, and challenges, and...

Duration:00:19:33

Why Your Board Cares About Resiliency and Agility

3/9/2022
At the end of last season, we learned how resilience, agility, and integrity are perfect additions to GRC practices that merit more focus. In this episode, we kick off season five of GRC & Me and continue this discussion by looking deeper into resiliency and agility. To get us there, LogicGate's CEO, Matt Kunkel, speaks with Chris Patteson, The Risk Wrangler, to help us understand what resiliency and agility mean for organizations and their boards.

Duration:00:14:32

GRC Trends in 2022 (Part 2): Integrity & Environmental Social Governance

1/19/2022
For centuries philosophers have given us the four cardinal virtues: prudence, justice, fortitude, and temperance. For the GRC community at large, there is more than enough room to add to these to cover our unique world and its dealings. At LogicGate, we think that resilience, agility, and integrity are perfect additions. In our season 4 finale of GRC & Me, LogicGate CEO Matt Kunkel and GRC expert Michael Rasmussen covered resilience and agility. In this episode, the two are back to discuss...

Duration:00:15:14

GRC Trends in 2022 (Part 1): Resilience & Agility

1/5/2022
It's a new year, and that means new resolutions. Move over pushups and pilates; we're kicking off the new year with a two-part podcast meant to get your 2022 off to a great start. If you are looking to have a more resilient and agile GRC program — and to find out how these two intersect with GRC practices and why they matter — then you have come to the right place! In this episode of GRC & Me, Michael Rasmussen and our CEO Matt Kunkel discuss why resiliency is critical for a risk management...

Duration:00:15:27

What "Holistic GRC" Actually Means and Why it Matters

12/22/2021
Have you ever wondered what exactly holistic GRC is? What does it look like, and do people really mean when they say a “holistic GRC program”? In this episode of GRC & Me, returning guest Dustin Owens, VP of Cyber Risk and Resilience at Kivu Consulting, will break down all the what's, how's, and why's regarding holistic GRC programs and platforms. Dustin also shares some GRC stories about how companies use a holistic GRC approach to achieve business outcomes.

Duration:00:19:35

How to Effectively Communicate Risk Stories

12/8/2021
Have you ever worried about how you should communicate risks to the board? How much data can they handle? In this episode of GRC & Me, we are joined by Richard Seiersen, who has previously worked for Twilio, GE, and LendingClub as CISO, was a co-founder of Soluble that was acquired by Lacework in 2021, and is currently the Chief Risk Officer at Resilience Insurance. His books include How to Measure Anything in Cybersecurity Risk and The Metrics Manifesto: Confronting Security with Data....

Duration:00:25:49

Take The Guesswork Out of Your Threat Landscape Assessments

11/17/2021
Do you see cybersecurity troubled waters coming your way but don’t know how to navigate the storm? With a good course charted, a strong and united crew, and a savvy captain you can navigate even the scariest of threat seas. In this GRC & Me episode, we are joined by Adam Gladsden, a third-party risk advisor who heads up the risk advisory practice at SecurityScorecard. Adam guides us as we look at the current cyber threat landscape, the connection to the enterprise's third-party and cyber...

Duration:00:11:12

Reduce Uncertainty Around Risk with Quantification

11/3/2021
What does a “high” risk mean to you? What does it mean to your colleague? Does your organization have multiple risks marked as “high” but it’s hard to figure out which one to focus on first? If you answered yes to the last question, risk quantification may be the right fit for you. However, risk quantification has proven to be a popular and complex subject. That is why we invited Bob Maley, Chief Security Officer at Black Kite to talk to us about how risk quantification helps risk pros use...

Duration:00:18:50

The Secret Sauce for a Successful GRC Implementation

9/15/2021
Charlie Meyer is LogicGate’s Implementation Services Manager. In his role, he has served at the helm of countless implementation strategies for GRC solutions. Charlie provides guidance for best practices for implementation and shares real-world examples of how companies have run successful launches with a GRC provider. While Charlie primarily works in the initial implementation process, he advises customers to maintain a relationship with their GRC provider and look for ongoing...

Duration:00:16:03

Why Everyone At Your Company is a Risk Manager

8/4/2021
Jason Wang, Chief Risk Officer at Synergy Credit Union, joined the financial institution to build out and enhance its enterprise risk management functions, including a disaster recovery and pandemic response framework — all just before the start of the pandemic. Jason’s forethought and preparation positioned Synergy to successfully navigate COVID-19. In this episode of GRC & Me, Jason shares his experiences chairing Synergy’s COVID-19 Committee and discusses how to evaluate new risks that...

Duration:00:28:18

A Conversation on Risk Quantification

6/16/2021
Dustin Owens’ extensive background in GRC began with an undergraduate degree in computer information systems. When he realized programming wasn’t his professional calling, he transitioned to the security and cybersecurity space — now, he’s accrued 25 years of experience in the field. After being introduced to risk quantification in 2003 as part of the National Security Agency’s INFOSEC Assessment Methodology, Dustin hasn’t looked back. As LogicGate’s Principal GRC Architect, he focuses...

Duration:00:14:24

The Results Are In! 2021 Risk Manager Insights

6/2/2021
LogicGate’s Chief Marketing Officer Gina Hortatsos joins the podcast to discuss the findings. One of the surprising results is that while the vast majority (91%) acknowledged the importance of GRC programs to their organization, but only 45% of survey respondents said their current programs are extremely effective.

Duration:00:12:26

Resilience Beyond Business Continuity Planning

5/19/2021
How can you best articulate the value of your security program to non-security professionals in your organization? Or even to board members? It starts with asking questions. Five of them, to be exact. Emily Heath, DocuSign’s Chief Trust & Security Officer, covers five questions or pillars to ensure you’re able to confidently speak about your company’s security program. In this episode of GRC & Me, Emily returns to the podcast to discuss her advice for organizations seeking to drive...

Duration:00:16:43

Why Artificial Intelligence is Relevant to Regulatory Compliance

5/5/2021
Brian Clark has had a front-row seat to both sides of the regulatory compliance coin: He was a regulator during the post-financial crisis in 2008. Years later, he transitioned to being a chief compliance officer and general counsel. With such varied experience, the president and founder knew exactly what he set out to solve when he founded Ascent in 2015: simplifying the knowledge work required to keep up with regulations and maintain compliance. To help clients build and automate...

Duration:00:15:40

Aligned and Agile GRC

4/21/2021
Peter Berger and David Ngu both work for global consulting firm Protiviti in the Netherlands, helping clients figure out how to integrate governance, risk management, and compliance technology into their workplace. In this episode of GRC & Me, Peter and David provide some of their valuable insights about how to incorporate agile GRC technology to make sure it’s actually doing its job to help manage the risks in your company and ensure your business is aligned so successful risk governance...

Duration:00:24:37

Exploring Risk Cloud Exchange

4/7/2021
Just what is Risk Cloud Exchange (RCX) and what benefits could it offer your organization? These questions are explored on this episode of GRC & Me with LogicGate’s Amrutha Sivakumar and Emily Affinito.

Duration:00:15:46

Is GRC a Subset of Cybersecurity?

10/7/2020
After nearly two decades in tech, including stints at the Big Four security firms, Scott Jordan is on his 148th governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) implementation. Now the principal and partner at Agile GRC Solutions, Scott puts it simply on this episode of GRC & Me: “I’ve seen a few things in the market.” Specifically, he’s watched as companies large and small have become more vulnerable to ransomware and other types of cyberattacks. While assessing the damage, he’s spotted a few common...

Duration:00:17:53