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About Dr. Stephenson

Dr. Peter Stephenson is SC Magazine's Technology Editor, a cyber criminologist, digital investigator and digital forensic scientist at The Center for Digital Forensic Studies, is a writer, researcher and lecturer on cyber threat analysis, cyber criminology and cyber jurisprudence. He has lectured extensively and has written, edited or contributed to 20 books and several hundred articles in major national and international trade, technical and scientific publications. 

He is the series editor of the Peter Stephenson Series on Cyber Crime Investigation (Auerbach). Dr. Stephenson began his career in information security in 1964 as a Navy crypto technician.

Product Reviews

Acuity Risk Management STREAM Integrated Risk Manager

STREAM is an integrated risk management tool delivered as a software product consisting of a database server, an application server and a client component.

Agiliance RiskVision

This is a hybrid application. It has many of the aspects of a traditional GRC platform and many of the technology-centric attributes. But, for all of that, it is biased toward risk management, albeit with many other GRC trappings.

AlgoSec Security Management Suite

This is a very specialized product. Its premise – and a good one it is – is that the firewall(s) manage the risk in any system.

Allgress Insight Risk Manager

This is an interesting product. It focuses on taking GRC into an IT environment and aligning it with business priorities to manage security and compliance.

FireMon Security Intelligence Platform

FireMon Security Intelligence Platform is focused on monitoring and managing firewalls.

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