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Risk Management

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During a recent risk assessment we had a topic arise regarding the consideration of impact in risk. Generally speaking, most people in the meeting felt impact should be considered as an absence of all controls, including existing controls in the environme...
Gregory461 | 9/3/2015 4:28:07 PM | COMMENTS(9)
Dear Colleague,  I am surveying all professionals who use risk management techniques for a significant part of their practice, senior managers and C-Level Executives for my MBA.  Is Risk Management (RM) a strategic capability? Does it ensure your organi...
Ricardo443 | 8/10/2015 8:07:49 PM | COMMENTS(10)
Greetings people, I am new to Isaca, and I have just done the CISA exam. I would like to ask you to point me to the right howtos/checklists/methods to evaulate the IT Security Managament of an Enterprise. To do some of the following: risk managemen...
Zeljko317 | 6/30/2015 3:55:58 AM | COMMENTS(5)
Hope you don't mind me posting in this groupabout this year's ISACA Ireland conference, which is focusing on placingbusiness first. Wewould like this conference to be as successful as last year's, which was trulyinternational with 24 speakers from 12 coun...
Neil_Curran | 6/17/2015 5:43:08 AM | COMMENTS(1)
In studying and refining risk management at individual companies and in public workshops, it turns out that the a valuable quality of a good manager of risk is the "fix it" spirit. In a throw away world, knowing how to find and fix problems in anything --...
Brian Barnier | 5/27/2015 6:23:13 PM | COMMENTS(4)
Hi All, I've been asked by a colleague about information security Threat Taxomonies (or lists) to assist him with the risk identification process. He already has the ISF IRAM2 documentation (Appendix F). Have provided additional references to: NIST S...
Ross Peachey | 5/27/2015 9:41:05 AM | COMMENTS(1)

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Posted by ISACA 521 days ago
This white paper focuses on common challenges associated with project risk management and presents a practical approach to risk management based on International Risk Management Standards.
Posted by Joseph496 59 days ago
Posted by ISACA 66 days ago
Posted by ISACA 71 days ago

Events & Online Learning: 14 total

14 Oct 2013
ISACA International Event
Boston, MA, USA
6 Nov 2013
ISACA International Event
Las Vegas, NV, USA
North America ISRM features relevant security and risk management topics presented by leading industry experts and practitioners.
11 Aug 2014
ISACA International Event
Seattle, WA, USA

Journal Articles: 269 total

Volume 5, 2015
by Jeimy J. Cano, Ph.D., COBIT Foundation, CFE
Cyberinsurance is a way to account for cyberrisk and considers the new possible business responsibilities arising from operating in an international context.
Volume 5, 2015
by Michele Mosca, Ph.D.
In the Information Age, many of one’s most valuable belongings—finances, medical histories and, to a large extent, identities—are kept safe behind digital deadbolts.
Volume 5, 2015
by Steven J. Ross, CISA, CISSP, MBCP
If you think of cyberattacks as war, which it is in both the figurative and literal senses, make yourself ready to win it.
Volume 5, 2015
by Ganapathi Subramaniam
How do I ensure that my organization has controls to protect itself from cyberrisk?
Volume 5, 2015
by Larry G. Wlosinski, CISA, CISM, CRISC, CAP, CBCP, CDP, CISSP, ITIL V3
Current cyber-related controls and strategies are not acceptable—cybercriminals are getting rich from the hard work of others and the lack of a united cybersecurity front on everyone’s part.
Volume 5, 2015
by Omar Y. Sharkasi, CBCP, CFE, CRP
IT leaders must increase cybersecurity public awareness and coordination across the subset of federal governments, all while having to do more with less.

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Blog Posts: 82 total

Throughout my career I have experienced various “philosophies” in planning and design of IT projects. Some choose the fire fighter philosophy, while others choose the “agile as an excuse for insufficient design”. On the other end of the scale I have found...
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Last weekend over dinner at one of my friend’s place, who isa Mergers & Acquisitions “M&A” Partner with a consulting firm; asked mehow would I assess the cyber security related risk of a target acquisition? Thequestion is very relevant in this day and age...
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There are many ways to conduct an audit of the Business Continuity Program (BCP). However, all of them must revolve around 3 key BCP areas, which are: Business Continuity (BC)Disaster Recovery (DR)Crisis Management (CM)These three categories form the basi...
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17 Jul 2015
I'd like to find out what security tools and techniques are being used to secure big data and extrapolate intelligence from this data about our adversaries and who they are and what they are doing. There are many different tools and strategies to doing t...
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Organizations are spending significant amount of money on security and still getting compromised. The reason is they are not focused on fixing the highest priority risks to their organization. Before an organization spends an hour of their time or a dolla...
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Recently, I participated in the First Annual Conference of ICT SECURITY WORLD held on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at the National Centre for Public Administration and Local Government in Tavros, Athens. The presence of ISACA Athens Chapter was a pleasant sur...
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