IT Risk Management: Planning Cost-effective Mitigation of Risks to IT Services

Organizations vary in the immediacy of their vulnerability to IT failures. Some start losing money the moment that a critical system becomes unavailable while others may be able to carry on with a near-normal operation for a considerable time. However, ultimately any substantial business is dependent on IT services. This means that any business should be able to determine the costs (both direct and indirect) of the different types of IT failure, and to plan an appropriate, cost-effective response to IT risks.

IT Risk Management Report reveals:

  • Why IT Risk Management should have a senior executive sponsor and a formal hierarchy of roles and responsibilities.
  • How protection of information against loss, corruption, or misuse has become an issue of public awareness as well as legal liability.
  • Why IT Risk Management should be designed into IT projects rather than added as an afterthought.
  • Why a business continuity plan should have its budget protected from other resource demands.

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Report Information:

Published: December 2008

List Price: $2,995 USD

Publisher: Butler Group

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