A KISS Approach to Enterprise Security Risk Management

Enterprise security risk management (ESRM) has been a topic of increasing interest for security managers over the past few years.  ASIS International has identified it as a strategic focus. However, after a review of the literature, beginning with the 2010 CSO roundtable paper on ESRM, two issues are raised that could make ESRM implementation difficult. … Continue reading A KISS Approach to Enterprise Security Risk Management

Integrating a Risk Management System into Your Organization

Integrating a risk management system into your department or organization will be a major endeavor and while there are significant benefits to making this change, the degree of effort required should not be underestimated. Moreover, the overall workload of the organization and other major initiatives that might also be underway are major considerations when planning … Continue reading Integrating a Risk Management System into Your Organization

WDYMB…Address Risks?

Once an organization’s risks are understood, it is important that appropriate action is taken to address these risks to ensure that the organization's objectives are protected or enhanced. Some risks are severe enough to require immediate action. Others can be dealt with in the short term whereas some risks require longer-term attention over months or … Continue reading WDYMB…Address Risks?