In our increasingly digital world, a mature and strategic approach to cyber security is vital. Growing criminal activity, like ransomware attacks and geopolitical instability, have raised the cyber threat level. Meanwhile, our dependence on digital technology makes safeguarding both data and systems more crucial than ever.
Cyber risk management is a key part of this strategic approach, enabling business leaders, technical specialists and operational staff to work together to both understand and control risks.
This guide describes the core components and principles of cyber risk management, from who is responsible for making crucial risk management decisions to how to correctly and confidently assess and measure cyber security risk.
- 1.Cyber risk management responsibilities
- 2.What is cyber risk?
- 3.The importance of measuring risk
- 4.Qualitative risk vs quantitative risk measurement
- 5.How to measure cyber risk
- 6.Scoping and scheduling risk assessments
- 7.Risk ownership
- 8.Risk management decisions
- 9.The importance of a risk register
- 10.Integration with other risk management processes