Summary of April 2019 ERM Workshop: Beyond Compliance, Driving Organizational Value

On April 11, 2019, AGA and AFERM held their third annual enterprise risk management (ERM) workshop with federal government professionals. The event provided an opportunity for more than 160 individuals to hear the opinions of senior government leaders as well as accounts of their ERM successes and challenges. The participants were also able to discuss (more…)

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…)