Jitesh Chanchani and Jennifer Lesser

Jitesh Chanchani is director product management at Symantec Corp. For more information, go to Jennifer Lesser is senior manager, governance and policy at PayPal Inc. For more information about PayPal, go to

Articles by Jitesh Chanchani and Jennifer Lesser

IT GRC—or, IT governance, risk and compliance—is rapidly gaining the attention of CIOs and CISOs in businesses across the country. After all, the objective of IT GRC is to more efficiently strike an appropriate balance between business reward and business risk, an essential equation that these executives must attain. How does IT GRC help? By replacing traditional, siloed approaches to addressing individual components with a more unified approach that takes advantage of the many commonalities and interrelationships that exist among governance, compliance and risk management.

Posted May 15, 2009