Information Security Risk Analysis (3rd Edition) by Thomas R. Peltier

By Thomas R. Peltier

Profitable protection execs have needed to adjust the method of responding to new threats within the high-profile, ultra-connected company setting. yet simply because a risk exists doesn't suggest that your company is in danger. this can be what threat evaluation is all approximately. Information safeguard hazard research, 3rd Edition demonstrates the way to determine threats your organization faces after which ensure if these threats pose a true hazard for your organization.

Providing entry to greater than 350 pages of precious ancillary materials,
this volume:
• provides and explains the main elements of possibility management
• Demonstrates how the elements of hazard administration are completely precious and paintings on your association and company situation
• indicates how a cost-benefit research is a part of probability administration and the way this research is played as a part of possibility mitigation
• Explains tips to draw up an motion plan to guard the resources of your company while the chance evaluation procedure concludes
• Examines the variation among a spot research and a safety or Controls Assessment
• provides case reports and examples of all threat administration components

Authored by means of popular protection specialist and certification teacher, Thomas Peltier, this authoritative reference offers you the information and the skill-set had to in achieving a powerful hazard research review in a question of days. Supplemented with on-line entry to straightforward checklists, varieties, questionnaires, pattern checks, and different records, this paintings is really a one-stop, how-to source for and academia execs.

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Faulty programming could (inadvertently) modify data. Programs are tested before going into production, and change management procedures are in place. GLBA ’s Information Technology Policies & Procedures Manual No. 5-11, ISD Documentation; Test Plan and Test Analysis Report Standard. Written or electronic copies of reports could be diverted to unauthorized or unintended persons. Confidentiality Data could be entered incorrectly. Transaction journals are used. Contracts with third parties include language that addresses data integrity and service level agreements are designed to protect against this risk.

Some of this apprehension can be alleviated by having a FRAAP awareness session throughout the organization. Many times, it is the fear of the unknown that causes team members to hold back. Brief awareness sessions that explain the reasons for and the process done by the risk assessment process will afford the team members a greater feeling of participation. The Facilitated Risk Analysis and Assessment Process (FRAAP) ◾ 21 ◾◾ Stay within identified roles. Introduce the facilitator and scribe. Explain that your job is to get the FRAAP completed within the limited time frame.

Threats Data stream could be intercepted. Faulty programming could (inadvertently) modify data. Written or electronic copies of reports could be diverted to unauthorized or unintended persons. Data could be entered incorrectly. Intentional incorrect data entry. The Facilitated Risk Analysis and Assessment Process (FRAAP) ◾ 23 If a person passes, it does not mean that person is then locked out of the round. If something new comes into their mind, then they can join back in when it is their turn to do so again.

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