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ISACA's Risk IT Framework and Risk Assessment Methodology

Published: 29 April 2010

ID: G00203944

Analyst(s): Phil Schacter


The December 2009 risk assessment methodology, defined by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) in its Risk IT framework and associated practitioner guide, addresses all aspects of IT risk governance, risk evaluation, and risk response. Service Director Phil Schacter examines the Risk IT framework and its capabilities as a risk assessment methodology.

Table Of Contents

Summary of Findings


  • Scope
  • Basis
  • Governance
  • Uses
  • Risk Assessment
  • Results
  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses

The Details

  • Risk Analysis Workflow
  • Risk Scenario
  • Risk Evaluation Process Model
    • Collect Data
    • Analyze Risk
    • Maintain Risk Profile
  • Roles and Involvement in the Process

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