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John Frisken publishes methods for Information Security Management
4 May, 2015
Sydney water

John Frisken, Director Professional Services of ISG has published a series of four articles on Leveraging Cobit to implement information security. The series was conceived with ISACA based on some of the experiences ISG had with using ISACA’s Cobit framework to orchestrate the implementation of detailed information security standards such as ISO 27001, ITIL (ISO 20000), and SANS Top 20 Controls. The series was published in COBIT Focus throughout 2015 and has received good feedback from the publication review committee and many of ISACA 130,000 members. The series is available for download from the ISACA Website. Part One – Overview…

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Technology for Education and Training
17 March, 2016
New Hope

John Frisken is Vice Chair of New Hope International, an organisation which provides training in the educational framework around Christian Education. Globally Australia has been recognised for some years as the leaders in this field and have published the framework in a series of three textbooks and accompanying field manuals for undertaking the training. Training over the past 15 years has been provided in 17 countries and current projects focus around Africa and Indonesia, which have a requirement for teachers to be trained in 20,000+ and 6,000 schools respectively – that’s around 1,000,000 teachers in these two areas alone. The…

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Commonwealth Banks turns to ISG for Security
25 June, 2016
Commonwealth

A little known story that I still tell is how ISG beat out the Big Guns to design Commonwealth Bank’s security backbone for the CommSee project, the platform for branch operations across the country. ISG scoured the world for the right expert and engaged a contractor to lead the work to design, test and commission the system, based on Microsoft’s Active Directory. Having previously worked for UBS in Europe, he had much of the industry and technical background to hit the road running and deliver this flagship project for the Commonwealth Bank. If you need an expert for a particularly…

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