Brinqa is Presenting & Exhibiting at the ISACA LA Spring Conference, 4/18-4/20
April 10, 2011 by Team Brinqa

Brinqa’s Topic: Cutting the Cost of Compliance with Controls Automation and Monitoring

Today’s internal control testing is being performed manually and/or through partially automated tools which are not connected. Additionally, there is a missing piece in the lack of connectivity between controls definitions and the IT assets they govern. The result is that adherence to regulations and policies are not only difficult to manage, but are often based on inaccurate data and an incomplete audit trail for identification/tracking of issues. In order to maximize the effectiveness of policy governance, risk management and compliance initiatives, a holistic view should be taken on program improvement validation and ROI. This presentation will cover the processes and approaches for tying together your current controls monitoring initiatives for IAM, SIEM, financial controls, and, compliance with laws and regulations such as SOX, Solvency II, PCI etc. into a continuous controls automation and monitoring program.

With continuous control automation and monitoring, companies move into the next generation where efficiency and effectiveness of their controls systems become the focus. Efforts are still streamlined through regulation mappings to policies and the connected controls that ensure adherence. However, by establishing the baseline, the focus can now shift to measurement of the increased ROI of new initiatives, increased process efficiencies and control effectiveness. Sustainable and repeatable processes increase data and control quality, and real-time information on assets prevents loss through proactive remediation or mitigation of control violations. Finally, centralizing the controls management approach provides greater visibility into the effectiveness of existing disparate controls systems.

Speaker’s Bio

Amad is the Chief Executive Officer at Brinqa where he drives the vision and overall business strategy. Previously, he was co-founder and Vice President of Engineering at Vaau a visionary company in Compliance and Role Management. While at Vaau; Amad architected, developed, and delivered the first version of their flagship product; and was responsible for setting the strategic technology and product direction until their acquisition by Sun Microsystems in 2008. At Sun, Amad led the Identity Compliance and Role Management business in delivering the #1 Role Management product as rated by industry leading analysts.

Meet With Us

Brinqa will be exhibiting throughout the conference, so please stop by our booth to check out our continuous governance, risk management, and compliance solutions.  To set up time for 1:1 discussions and demos, please send email to kevin.gallagher@brinqa.wpengine.com

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