Gartner Research

Information Security and Risk Governance: Functions and Processes

Published: 04 March 2011

ID: G00210937

Analyst(s): Tom Scholtz


Information security and risk governance consist of the functions and processes that ensure the requisite actions are taken to protect the organization's information resources, in the most appropriate and efficient manner, in pursuit of its business goals.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview


  • Introduction
  • Plan
    • P1. Program Strategy
    • P2. Architecture
    • P3. Budget Planning
    • P4. Policy Management Strategy
  • Implement
    • I1. Develop Governance Processes
    • I2. Institute Governance Forums
    • I3. Policy Development
  • Manage
    • M1. Accountabilities
    • M2. Funding
    • M3. Conflict Conciliation and Arbitration
    • M4. Program/Project Oversight
  • Monitor
    • M5. Project Assessment
    • M6. Value Assessment
    • M7. Operational Oversight
    • M8. Metrics and Measurement

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