DORA comes into force in January 2025

The DORA Dialogues

Welcome to DORA Dialogues, the video podcast series where we explore the critical aspects of IT risk management, governance, and resilience. Hosted by David Kelleher and Ivan Galea, we delve into topics directly impacting the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA). This Act emphasises the necessity for robust IT risk management frameworks within financial institutions to enhance their ability to withstand and recover from IT-related disruptions.

#01 | Resilience Testing

In this episode of DORA Dialogues, hosts David Kelleher and Ivan Galea are joined by Christian Bajada, Head of Information Security at BMIT, to delve into the critical topic of resilience testing within IT frameworks. 

As the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) underscores the importance of robust IT risk management in financial institutions, this discussion provides a comprehensive overview of what resilience testing entails, its importance, and how organisations can effectively implement and benefit from these practices. Learn how resilience testing not only identifies vulnerabilities but also strengthens business continuity and overall IT governance.

#02 | IT Risk

Welcome to the latest episode of DORA Dialogues. Join hosts David Kelleher and Ivan Galea, along with BMIT's Chief Digital and Compliance Officer, Dione Vella, as they explore the evolving landscape of IT risks. Discover the primary sources of IT risk, best practices for mitigation, and how the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) is shaping IT governance and resilience. This episode offers valuable insights for IT professionals and business leaders alike, helping you stay ahead in the ever-changing world of IT risk management.

#03 | Culture & Training

In this episode of DORA Dialogues, hosts David Kelleher and Ivan Galea are joined by BMIT's Senior GRC Specialist, Cyrille Aubergier, to discuss the importance of cultivating a security-first culture within organizations. They explore how knowledge, training, and awareness can turn employees into the first line of defense against cyber threats. Learn why fostering a security mindset across all levels of an organization is crucial for effective IT governance, risk management, and compliance with the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA).

#04 | IT Governance

In this episode of DORA Dialogues, hosts David Kelleher and Ivan Galea are joined by Dione Vella, BMIT's Chief Digital and Compliance Officer, to explore the essential components of effective IT governance. They discuss the importance of management buy-in, fostering a security-first culture, and continuous training. Learn how aligning IT governance with corporate governance can enhance business resilience and ensure compliance with the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA). Discover practical strategies for implementing IT governance frameworks and measuring their effectiveness within your organization.

How is your DORA roadmap looking?

If you are unsure where you stand with DORA or have doubts about your existing policies and technologies, talk to us today.

The clock is running down. You do not want to be scrambling to tick boxes in January 2025.