Gartner Research

IT Risk Framework and Reporting

Published: 26 February 2019

ID: G00387945

Analyst(s): Consult the Board Research Team

Summary

This summary contains input from ten members on IT risk assessment. We begin this summary by examining the risk categories members include in their IT risks, third-party frameworks members leverage for assessing IT risk, and members' alignment with these frameworks during update or change. We then discuss the scope of members' IT risk assessments, including the different levels and processes through which members assess IT risks and aggregate their risk profiles. We follow by identifying the most and least effective risk data or metrics that members share with the board of directors, business leaders, and IT leaders within their organizations. We close this summary by examining members' business leadership perspectives on IT risk, including the key dependencies they recognize between IT risk and enterprise-wide risk.

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