Upcoming Risk Management Conferences for Mobile, Telecom and More

    It may be too late to get to the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit in Sydney, Australia, August 19-20, 2013, but you may find space in your schedule for one of several other risk management-oriented conferences tackling a variety of IT challenges.

    The Gartner Summit features the theme, “Reset Your World: The Evolving Role of Risk Management and Information Security,” and the keynote speaker, Providence Health & Service’s CISO, Eric W. Cowperthwaite’s military background should prove especially on point.

    You can follow the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit on Twitter with the #GartnerSEC tag.

    Closer to home for U.S. folks, during the same period, ISACA’s 2013 Governance, Risk and Control Conference will be held in Phoenix, Arizona, August 19-21. ISACA is partnering with the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) for this conference, and members of both organizations will collaborate on the best way to align technology’s strengths with the business’ larger strategies. BYOD, social media, Big Data and eDiscovery, among other hot topics are featured. The tracks are broken down like so:

    • Enterprise Risk Management—Current & Future State
    • Enhancing Audit’s Perception of Fraud
    • Governance Issues—Theory & Practical Execution
    • IT Risk Management—A Business Driver

    The 2013 Security 500 Conference, November 5, in New York City, aims to help participants create a “clear picture of risks and threats the organization may face,” through three strategic strategies:

    • Intelligence and Situational Awareness
    • Enterprise Risk Management: Integrating Physical and Cyber Security into Risk Matrices
    • Enterprise Resilience: The Next Step Beyond ERM

    This conference is free for qualified individuals from Security 500 member organizations and other executives.

    AOTMP’s Fixed & Mobile Telecom Management Conference in Orlando, Florida, February 10-12, targets topics around efficiency and productivity in mobile telecom. The conference includes both a risk management/disaster recovery track and a policy and governance/change control track, focusing on policies. The challenge may be which one to follow.

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