• Press Release

    April 15, 2010

    RSA Archer GRC Summit Draws Record Attendance Among Governance Risk and Compliance Professionals

    Clients and Partners Discuss Top Risk and Compliance Challenges and Solutions Built on the RSA Archer GRC Framework

    ORLANDO, FL – ARCHER GRC SUMMIT - April 15, 2010 -

    Reflecting the increasing demand for enterprise governance, risk and compliance (eGRC) solutions, services and industry expertise, a record number of GRC professionals will attend the 2010 Archer GRC Summit, April 14–16 in Orlando. Hosted by RSA, The Security Division of EMC (NYSE: EMC), this seventh annual event will attract more than 350 GRC professionals from Fortune 1000 corporations and industry-leading services and technology companies.

    Since acquiring Archer Technologies in January 2010, EMC's security division has emerged as a leading provider of strategic, efficient and sustainable GRC solutions. RSA offers the powerful combination of integrated technologies and expert resources to address business processes spanning IT, finance, operations and legal domains.

    "The Summit's continued growth reflects the expanding adoption of the RSA Archer GRC Framework and Community among the world's most highly respected organizations," said Jon Darbyshire, Archer General Manager for RSA, The Security Division of EMC. "Since our acquisition by EMC, we have gained significant traction with organizations facing a rapidly evolving risk and regulatory landscape. We're excited to gather once again with our customers for the Archer GRC Summit to discuss best practices and technology solutions for reducing the cost and complexity of today's GRC challenges."

    Archer GRC Summit Programs and Sessions

    The 2010 Archer GRC Summit kicks off with a series of client working groups and roundtables on topics that include risk management, incident management, audit management, policy management, business continuity management, vendor management and enterprise GRC.

    The Summit will also feature 25 client-led sessions showcasing GRC implementations and business benefits of the Archer GRC Framework. These sessions include:

    • eGRC at Lightning Speed
    • End-to-End View of IT Risk through a GRC Program
    • Simple GRC: Using Audit as the Hub for Alignment
    • Building a Converged IT-GRC Program with Archer
    • PCI Best Practices
    • Audit Management: Turning Challenges into Opportunities

    In addition to client-led workshops at the Summit, RSA will lead several general session discussions, including keynotes from Jon Darbyshire and RSA President Art Coviello on "The Future of GRC." Additionally, RSA will present the GRC Strategy and Content Library Roadmap to help organizations take a systematic approach to implementing GRC programs enterprise-wide.

    Archer Community and Exchange Enhancements

    Enhancements to the Archer Community and Exchange will also be revealed at the summit. The Archer Community, an online social network for GRC professionals and product experts, has more than 3,500 active members who have contributed nearly 1,500 ideas to fuel the product roadmap for the RSA Archer GRC Framework.

    Enhancements to the Archer Exchange, an online marketplace for GRC applications, content, services and integrations, include major additions to the GRC Content Library, such as 24 key U.S. and international authoritative sources, dozens of control standards across multiple GRC topic areas and 5,000 new assessment questions. Other additions include integrations with technologies from RSA, Rapid7 and Qualys as well as service offerings from EMC Consulting, KPMG and Ernst & Young.

    More information on the Archer GRC Summit is available at

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