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A Use-Case Approach to Developing an Information Security Risk Assessment Strategy

Published: 12 March 2010

ID: G00175144

Analyst(s): Tom Scholtz


Risk assessment is central to improving information security effectiveness and efficiency. But the variety of risk assessment scenarios makes adopting a single methodology impractical. A use-case approach can help organizations develop a strategy based on realistic standardization objectives.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Recommendation
  • Risk Assessment Use Cases
  • Use-Case Characteristics
  • A Model of Risk Analysis Mechanisms
  • Tactical Guidelines

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