Risk Metrics

  • TYPE: Combined Session DATE: Thursday, May 07, 2015 TIME: 15:30-16:30 LOCATION: AUDITORIUM


Data is the lifeblood of organizations and managers of organizations have access to increasing volumes of data; but what does data really mean in a given context? How can effective and dynamic risk evaluation and mitigation processes be cultivated from better measurement practices in an organization, and a more nuanced understanding of how different sources of risk will reveal themselves through different sorts of metrics.


Nathan has almost two decades of experience designing, implementing and managing both technical and non-technical solutions for IT and Information Security organizations. Throughout his career, Nathan has helped government agencies and Fortune 1000 companies build new information security...

There are many factors that make up the access risk of users. Access to privileged accounts, but also elevated privileges in certain applications sum up to a complete picture of access risks. Users with uncommon combinations, user that have fairly different access than their peers, users with many direct assignments of entitlements: All these indicators might be related to higher access risk – or not. Aside of that: Not only the assigned entitlements are risk indicators, but also the use of access rights. Someone might access only the records of customers he is currently working with – or the ones of all customers he potentially has access to. The first one is just normal, the other an indicator of fraud.

However, organizations need to understand the real risks for being able to mitigate these.

In this session, the participants will discuss various approaches on measuring risk, looking at that from various angles.


Wolfgang Roesch currently is responsible for the product portfolio at Tesis Sysware. Wolfgang is an innovative strategist, thinking “outside the box” to develop timely solutions to launch innovative products, penetrate new markets, build critical partner networks, and drive...

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  • May 05 - 08, 2015 Munich, Germany