Gartner Research

Digital Business Forever Changes How Risk and Security Deliver Value

Published: 10 April 2014

ID: G00261249

Analyst(s): Andrew Walls , Paul Proctor


Mobile, social, cloud and big data, each a disruptive force, together change everything related to protecting systems and information. CROs, CISOs and other risk and security professionals must use the power of risk management and security to deliver value, and to influence business decision making.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Reset Your Approach to Risk and Security , Balancing the Need to Protect the Organization and the Need to Run the Business
  • Assess and Prioritize Risks to Support Conscious Choices About What Will — and Will Not — Be Done to Address Threats
    • Scenario Planning for Threats
  • Understand and Communicate the Impact IT Risk Has on Business Outcomes
  • Accept the Limitations of Technology to Protect the Organization
  • Stop Being a Rule Follower and Become a Risk Leader
  • Relate Security and Risk to Business Impact With Executive- and Board-Level Reporting
  • Integrate Risk and Corporate Performance
  • Reset a Failing Risk and Security Program
  • In Summary

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