Risk Management Archive

The importance of risk assessments

To properly understand information security risk assessments, you must first understand their purpose.  Risk assessments are designed to provide an accurate snapshot of the threats facing an organization’s information security at a given point in time. Their results are used to identify and implement measures to treat …

How to conduct an effective risk assessment

A risk assessment identifies, analyzes, and evaluates the risks that your organization may face. Conducting an effective risk assessment allows you to identify the gaps in your organization’s critical risk areas and determine actions to close those gaps. It also ensures that you invest time and money in the right …