September 15, 2010 | Palo Alto, California: MetricStream Inc., the market leader in enterprise-wide Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) management solutions, today announced its participation in the Information Security and Risk ManagementConference which will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA on September 13-15, 2010.

The event is organized by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), a global provider of knowledge, certifications, community, advocacy and education on information systems assurance and security, enterprise governance and management of IT, IT-related risks and compliance. The three-day event will focus on various emerging topics in information security and risk management with the spotlight being on compliance, security and risk management for cloud computing and virtualized applications.

As businesses become more reliant on IT, they are forced to deal with a wide array of risks including hacking, cybercrime and cyber-espionage. Compounding the challenge is the fast-fading network perimeter which limits the control that organizations have over data security. In addition, they have to establish strategies, plans and controls for compliance with the growing number of IT security regulations. The ISACA conference will help IT professionals define these various challenges and risks, and highlight strategies to protect valuable assets.

MetricStream will participate in the three-day event and showcase its market-leading IT-GRC framework. As the preferred choice of organizations across the globe, MetricStream's IT-GRC solutions enable IT risk and compliance management to be streamlined using a common platform. It also streamlines IT-GRC with corporate strategy and business objectives. Powerful capabilities such as built-in remediation workflows, automated controls and risk monitoring tools simplify IT compliance and risk management processes while enhancing efficiency and reducing costs.

The solution provides a flexible and scalable framework to document and analyze IT risks, develop risk mitigation plans, define controls and manage on-going risk assessments. Embedded best practices and control frameworks such as COBIT, ISO 27002, ITIL and NIST improve the ease of compliance while prioritizing risks and reducing controls. Key solution capabilities include Asset Discovery, Vulnerability Assessment, IT Risk and Policy Management, Continuous Compliance Monitoring, Entitlement Lifecycle Management and Automated Remediation.

MetricStream will be providing a live demonstration of its IT-GRC solutions at the ISRM conference.

About MetricStream

MetricStream is the independent market leader in enterprise cloud applications for governance, risk, compliance (GRC), and quality management. MetricStream apps and software solutions improve business performance by strengthening risk management, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, audit management, vendor governance, and quality management for organizations across industries, including banking and financial services, health care, life sciences, energy and utilities, consumer brands, government, technology, and manufacturing. MetricStream is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, with an operations and GRC innovation center in Bengaluru, India, and sales and operations support in 12 other cities globally.(

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