Jim Hurley

Jim Hurley is vice president of research with a focus on compliance, security, information and risk management at AberdeenGroup, Inc., a Boston-based market research and services firm. In this role, Hurley conducts research, analysis and assessment of business performance results and enabling technologies. His recent research includes studies on the spending for performance results of security programs, the performance results for automating information access and the business impact of Internet-based business disruptions. Current research efforts include: automating SOX compliance, Six Sigma security, security best practices, information management best practices and benchmark research focused on agile IT practices.