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A Key to Strengthening IT Security? Chaos

By Jean Jacques Raphael, CISA, CISM, ISO 27001 LI, Jean Claude Célestin and Eric Romuald Djiethieu, FCN

The Nexus  |  09 Sep 2019

The chaos theory, a mathematics discovery first observed in the second half of the 20th century, aims to explain or even give some predictability to complex systems. At first glance, the chaos theory resembles most mathematical discoveries—a theoretical pursuit. Yet by using these chaotic...

(Mental) State of the Security Practitioner

By Jonathan Brandt, CISM, CCISO, CFR, CISSP, CSA+, PMP

The Nexus  |  12 Aug 2019

In today’s world, the need to take care of oneself is more important than ever. The “always on” mentality exerted upon many salaried employees—especially those charged with detecting, responding and recovering from incidents—creates an environment ripe for burnout. It is unrealistic to believe we...

Qualified Certificates as a Foundation for Digital Transformation

By Alen Beganovic, CISM, CGEIT

The Nexus  |  08 Jul 2019

Human tasks such as handwritten signing are an obstacle to digital transformation. These human tasks interrupt process digitalization and create the need for the implementation of expensive processes such as accessing, storing and archiving paper-based documentation. On the other hand,...

Data Security and Niche Software

By Anna P. Murray

The Nexus  |  10 Jun 2019

Inside a large corporation, it is sometimes easy to forget that not everyone’s life revolves around SAP, Salesforce, Adobe Experience Manager or Microsoft Azure. Squadrons of software categories exist to help small and mid-size businesses operate in niche markets that do not align with (and,...