Key Issues for Security and Risk Management, 2011


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Enterprises continue to formalize risk management, information security, business continuity management, compliance and privacy. This ongoing trend is making program creation, maturity and maintenance high priorities for managers and other stakeholders in these areas.

Table of Contents

  • Topic Description
  • Why This Is Important
  • Key Issue Descriptions
    • Risk Management
      • Key Issue: What are the best practices for developing an effective risk management program?
    • Business Continuity Management
      • Key Issue: How can business continuity management and operational risk management be aligned to achieve business resilience?
    • Information Security Program Management
      • Key Issue: What are the characteristics of a successful information security program?
    • Privacy
      • Key Issue: What are the components of a successful enterprise privacy program?
    • Compliance, Audit and Legal
      • Key Issue: How can organizations balance regulatory, commercial and organizational compliance?
  • Related Key Initiatives
  • Recommended Reading
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