Gartner Research

Communicating IT Risk to Non-IT Stakeholders: Where to Begin

Published: 13 February 2012

ID: G00222113

Analyst(s): Jeffrey Wheatman


IT risk managers continue to struggle with how to effectively communicate risk information to business stakeholders. This research outlines four approaches and an action plan to get started.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview

What You Need to Know


  • Build an IT Risk Register to Prioritize and Manage Security and Risk Management Investments
  • Conduct an IT Process Maturity Assessment
  • Leverage the Four-I Model for Communicating the Value of Risk Management
  • Apply Risk-Adjusted Value Management
  • Tactical Guidelines

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