Introduction to Risk Management in Cyber Environments
Former Homeland Security Cybersecurity Director teaches the skill of performing risk assessments in an Information Technology Environment. Learn the steps and the focus points to elevate your career or project. Performing risk assessments and measuring risk is the preminent approach to securing digital systems.
An effective risk management process is an important component of a successful IT security program. The principal goal of an organization’s risk management process should be to protect the organization and its ability to perform their mission, not just its IT assets. Therefore, the risk management process should not be treated primarily as a technical function carried out by the IT experts who operate and manage the IT system, but as an essential management function of the organization.