May 3, 2017 | Palo Alto, California: MetricStream, the market leader in Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) apps and solutions will convene business leaders in Washington D.C to discuss emerging enterprise risk and regulatory change. This MetricStream GRC Roadshow event will take place Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington DC.

The event will feature discussions with leading governance, risk, and audit professionals in the region, and insightful presentations by GRC experts from KPMG, The International Cybersecurity Dialogue, and MetricStream. The sessions will cover important areas for business leaders today, spanning emerging risks, regulatory change, vendor risk, cyber security, and enterprise risk programs.

Speakers at the event include Anne C. Bader, founder of the International Cybersecurity Dialogue, Lisa Rawls, Principal at KPMG, French Caldwell, Chief Evangelist, MetricStream, and Yo Delmar, VP, GRC Solutions, MetricStream.

The event will kick-off with a presentation titled “Keeping up with emerging risk and regulatory change in a highly uncertain global environment” followed by a panel discussion on “Improving operational and enterprise risk programs by integrating cyber security and vendor risk.”

Both cyber security and vendor risk management are top of mind for executives around the world today. A recent MetricStream Research survey report “How Organizations Are Managing Third-Party Risks,” found that about one in five respondents has faced significant risk exposure due to a third party in the last 18 months; of those who shared loss data, 25% said that the loss impact was greater than $10 million.

In another MetricStream Research survey, “The State of Cyber Security in the Financial Services Industry,” 66.2% of financial organizations reported facing at least one cyber security attack. In addition, 48.5% of organizations found employees to be the primary conduit through which an attack. An encouraging 91.2% of organizations reported having cyber security as a formal part of their Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program.

For more information about this event, or to download the regulatory change management presentation, visit http://grcroadshow.com/america/washingtondc/

About MetricStream

MetricStream, the independent market leader in enterprise and cloud applications for Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management, makes GRC simple. MetricStream apps improve business performance by strengthening risk management, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, vendor governance, and quality management for hundreds of thousands of users in dozens of industries, including Financial Services, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Energy and Utilities, Food, Retail, CPG, Government, Hi-Tech and Manufacturing. MetricStream is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, with an operations and R&D center in Bangalore, India, and sales and operations support in 12 other cities globally. (www.metricstream.com).

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