Chris Gray

Vice President, Enterprise Security and Risk

Chris Gray is the vice president for Optiv's enterprise security and risk practice with over 15 years of experience in information technology, information security and information risk management. He leads the team in achieving customer requirements with implementing information security, risk management and compliance management programs.

 

Common Failures of Third-Party Risk Assessments

· By Chris Gray · 0 Comments

Third-party risk analysis – whether used to evaluate partners, service providers or suppliers – is a necessity in today’s business landscape. Assessing the services provided by external agencies is often as critical to an organization’s success as their own internal practices. However, many companies follow inconsistent approaches that don’t give an accurate picture of the

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Worried About a Potential HIPAA audit? You Should Be.

· By Chris Gray · 0 Comments

For years the health care industry has dealt with the daunting challenge of understanding and determining how to comply with privacy and security rules under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act. 

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How Can Restaurants Protect Themselves from Data Breaches?

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Last week, ABCNews.com published an article discussing a new study in which Visa identified restaurants as the most likely sources of credit card theft.  An estimated 40 percent of all credit card theft occurs at these dining locations – more than any other location. Multiple factors make restaurants preferred targets. 

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Some Things Every CEO or CFO Needs to Know about IT Security

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As a security professional, I often receive questions from customers regarding why applications or classes of applications should or should not be used in their enterprises. My response usually identifies a pair of criteria that I believe are critical in choosing enterprise-level solutions:.

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Compliance May Be Compromising Your Company

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GLBA, PCI, HIPAA, SOX … in today’s business world, almost every organization must address multiple types of regulations and standards. In many cases, such compliance is tied to specific dates with immediate fines assessed if the requirements are not met.

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