April 04, 2017
We'd like to call your attention to this term, which is defined very nicely by Investopedia, as follows: ​ ​What is a 'Blockchain' A blockchain is a public ledger of all Bitcoin transactions that have ever been executed. It is constantly growing as ‘completed’ blocks are added to it with a ...more
Category: Blockchain

Exploit the Power of AI with Partner; LPA and VisiRule

April 04, 2017
VisiRule is a 100% web-based application that has been created and is supported by Logic Programming Associates, Ltd. (LPA) a small UK-based software company which has many years of experience in designing and delivering innovative, and often disruptive, software solutions. LPA is a GRCme Brain ...more

Understanding Crowdsourcing and Sample Sizing

April 03, 2017
If you look at the above calculation, which was published recently by the Survey Monkey organization, you may be easily scared away from from any discussion of crowdsourcing statistics, such as calculating a "sample size". We can't blame you, when we, too, think back about the terror of ...more

Get your Product and Service Solutions Listed in GRC Sphere Directories

April 01, 2017
One of the major benefits that our GRCme Brain Trust Partners enjoy, is their ability to list their product and service solutions in our directories for this very purpose. We offer these directories at the present time: 1. Directory of Governance Risk Compliance (GRC) solutions 2. Directory of ...more

Your Privacy Rights and Web Surfing

April 01, 2017
To all our Members, friends and professional acquaintances, | As you may have heard, US citizens have just lost their web privacy rights, based on the repeal of the former FCC protections by the current administration. So, now we’re all on our own. What a punch in the gut! | The solution to ...more
Category: Privacy

The New Best Practices Framework "Duo" That's Changing Our World of Business

March 28, 2017
Many of our members, who appreciate the use of one or more "best practices frameworks" as being helpful resources for their Governance Risk Compliance (GRC) or Work Excellence (WE) functions and roles, need to take note of the major change to what we have perceived to be the leading framework ...more

Reading List on Risk Assessment and Risk Management

March 28, 2017
The following extensive reading list has been compiled from several sources such as,, Shared Assessments, Sira and Auditnet: Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions Ariely, Dan Foundations of Risk Analysis: ...more

New Simulation Models in our Analytical Model Repository

March 12, 2017
There is a major trend in the information security practice sector which is the use of Monte Carlo simulation in the risk assessment process. If you are interested in this approach to refine and improve your risk assessments, then you will be interested in exploring the 12 new simulation models ...more

What's an Apache Kafka data store?

March 01, 2017
 The following great information on Kafka stores comes from Apache Kafka found HERE. Apache Kafka™ is a distributed streaming platform. What exactly does that mean? We think of a streaming platform as having three key capabilities: It lets you publish and subscribe to streams of ...more

What's a Graph Database?

March 01, 2017
From Wikipedia... In computing, a graph database is a database that uses graph structures for semantic queries with nodes, edges and properties to represent and store data. A key concept of the system is the graph (or edge or relationship), which directly relates data items in the store.more
Category: Graph Databases