Gartner Research

How to Engage Your Board of Directors on IRM

Published: 18 April 2017

ID: G00318004

Analyst(s): John A. Wheeler


Security and risk management leaders must engage constructively with boards of directors to fuel the success of their integrated risk management programs. Gartner has compiled seven activities that will maximize the level of engagement.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Deliver IRM Reports at Every Board Meeting
  • Define and Deploy Leading Risk Indicators
  • Integrate Cybersecurity and Technology Risk With Broader Operational Risk
  • Align Risk Management With Performance Management
  • Articulate Risks Encountered Versus Authorized Risk Appetite
  • Organize for Enterprisewide Risk Identification and Accountability
  • Use IRM Solutions to Inform Better Decision Making

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