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TruArx GRC Expert to Speak at MIS Training Institute GRC 2010 Conference

Posted November 29, 2010, 10:18 am by Julie Pham

Press Release


Steve Akers, Director of Managed Risk and Compliance Services, to join GRC thought leaders in the Next Generation of GRC Products and Services Panel Discussion

Farmington Hills, MI November 29, 2010 – TruArx®, a leader in cost-effective, easy-to-implement governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced that Steve Akers, director of managed risk and compliance services, will be speaking at the MIS Training Institute (MISTI) GRC 2010 Conference. Beginning November 30th at the Omni Berkshire Place Hotel in New York City MISTI GRC 2010 is an exclusive two-day training conference covering essential components of a successful GRC strategy.

“Ensuring that security professionals are able to leverage the best tools and services in the marketplace to meet their business objectives is a top priority,” said Akers.  “Each member of the panel brings a different expertise and technological viewpoint.  We look forward to an interesting and educational discussion on GRC programs and strategy.”

What:       Panel Discussion |The Next Generation of GRC Products and Services

Steve Akers, director of managed risk and compliance service, will discuss best practices, case studies, and actionable tips on ways to quickly and effectively create and maintain a GRC program, including:

  • How to assess products and services
  • Innovations we should all incorporate into our GRC strategy
  • How products and services can help us identify and address risks earlier in the process
  • Under-utilization of technology and services: what we do wrong

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 4:45 PM ET

Where:     MISTI GRC 2010 Conference

Omni Berkshire Place Hotel
New York, NY 10022

For more information about TruArx’ participation at the MISTI GRC 2010 Conference, please visit,


About Steve Akers

With 15+ years of experience, Steve Akers is responsible for architecting and implementing TruArx’ GRC solutions and managing the risk and compliance programs for those organizations wanting a GRC program but lack both the technology and skills set to do so themselves.  Prior to this role Akers managed TruArx’ customer and partner relationships, consulting teams, and overall service delivery for the organization. Prior to joining TruArx, Akers was the Director of Deployment Services and Field Support for Internet Security Systems (ISS), where he developed and managed the operational team responsible for the design and deployment of managed security services. Before ISS, he was the Information Security Manager at a large-scale international energy company.



Founded in 1978, MIS Training Institute is the international leader in audit and information security training, with offices in the USA, UK, and Asia. MIS’ expertise draws on experience gained in training more than 200,000 delegates across five continents.

Helping audit and infosecurity professionals stay at the top of their game has always been at the core of MIS’ mission. To that end, MIS has developed and focused its seminars, conferences, and symposia on the wide-ranging needs of internal and IT auditors and information security practitioners who are charged with controlling complex systems and business environments. MIS’ unparalleled course curriculum covers the most up-to-the-minute topics, provides proven audit and security practices, and delivers the information needed to be successful in today’s organizations.  For more information, visit

About TruArx

TruArx, a division of ANXeBusiness, is the leading provider of cost-effective, easy-to-implement enterprise governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions that address 500+ regulations and standards. TruArx software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions allow clients to quickly implement and continuously review security to improve protection and reduce the cost of compliance and risk. By implementing these services and solutions, clients can optimize business performance and experience a higher return on security program investments.  For more information, visit or call 1-800-658-8709.

Edited January 12, 2018 by Eric
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