Published: 28 March 2012
Analyst(s): Mario de Boer , Trent Henry
The Gartner for Technical Professionals team has examined five risk assessment standards -- now it's time to compare them with one another. This assessment stacks up the International Organization for Standardization/International Electrotechnical Commission (ISO/IEC); National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST); Information Security Forum (ISF); Operationally Critical Threat, Asset, and Vulnerability Evaluation (OCTAVE); and Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) risk frameworks.
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