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AFERM & ISACA-GWDC’s August 14, 2019 event featured a panel discussion on ERM and privacy risk management

The panel was comprised of Jonathan Cantor, Chief Privacy Officer of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Edward Killen, Chief Privacy Officer of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Karen Sheely, Technical Advisor for Privacy, Governmental Liaison and Disclosure at the IRS, moderated the panel.

A Growing Risk of Government Failure Raises the Stakes for Agency Leaders to Practice Enterprise Risk Management

On average, six out of seven federal agency respondents (85%) envision a serious threat or disruption of mission operations in the next two to three years, per a recent survey jointly administered by the Senior Executives Association (SEA) and Association for Federal Enterprise Risk Management (AFERM). In a whitepaper released today, “Getting Ahead of Risks (more…)

Elevate Your Career with the RIMS-CRMP-FED

Instantly demonstrate your ERM knowledge and invigorate your career with the RIMS-CRMP-FED. Earning your RIMS-CRMP-FED credential validates your knowledge of 27 key risk management duties as well as 16 government-specific tasks that all federal risk managers are expected to perform. Employers will know that you have the level of expertise, education and experience necessary to protect (more…)

AFERM’s March 14, 2019 event featured a discussion with Katharine (Kate) Kelley, the Superintendent of the Arlington National Cemetery

On March 14, 2019, the Association of Federal Enterprise Risk Management (AFERM) hosted an event featuring a discussion with Katharine (Kate) Kelley, the Superintendent of the Arlington National Cemetery. Ms. Kelley discussed how transparency and the establishment of a more risk aware culture has helped restore public trust with both the cemetery and the Army. (more…)

View AFERM’s 1st RiskRealm Webinar: “Your risk culture: An ERM enabler or barrier?”

AFERM is exploring additional methods for bringing ERM thought leadership and professional development to our members, so we piloted our first RiskRealm webinar on March 4th! If you missed it, we invite you to view our pilot RiskRealm, hosted by the KPMG Government Institute, titled “Your risk culture: An ERM enabler or barrier?” Kicking off our webinars with (more…)

65 of your peers have earned the new RIMS-CRMP-FED credential. Now it’s your turn.

Enterprise risk management (ERM) continues to grow in importance in the federal government. Stay ahead of the curve when you earn the RIMS-CRMP-FED credential. Earning the RIMS-CRMP-FED demonstrates that you have achieved a high level of expertise, education and experience required to successfully manage risk and support decision making in the federal government. Start your (more…)