Does BYOD stand for Bring Your Own Disaster?
Expert Advice
BYOD might just be the biggest security risk the private and public sector has ever faced. Corporate and government security...
Considering the downstream risks
August 2013 Issue 85
A downstream risk is defined as a risk that eventuates when new treatments or controls are introduced. When developing risk...
Post event analysis – the key to learning from what goes wrong
Expert Advice
No matter how effective the risk management program within an organisation, things still go wrong. They may be events that...
The importance of control assessment in effective risk management
Expert Advice
Most issues or events that impact on an organisation's objectives occur due to the absence of, or ineffectiveness of controls - so it follows that ensuring the current controls that are in place are effective is fundamental to reducing an organisation's risk exposure. The bottom line - if controls are not being measured it is impossible to determine whether or...
Risk Management 101
Expert Advice
Risk management - a complicated skill that requires outside assistance or a simple business process that can easily be carried outby those who know the organisation best? The consultant in me wants to say it's the former - but the reality is that the latter applies.Organisations are often overawed by the notion of identifying risks,assessing likelihood and consequence and then...
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