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Risk IT Framework
The Risk IT Framework fills the gap between generic risk management concepts and detailed IT risk management. It provides an end-to-end, comprehensive view of risks related to the use of IT and a similarly thorough treatment of risk management, from the tone and culture at the top, to operational issues. In summary, the framework will enable enterprises to understand and manage significant IT risk types, building upon the existing risk related components within the current ISACA frameworks.
Risk IT Practitioner Guide
The Risk IT Practitioner Guide provides practical guidance for risk professionals. The guide includes a large variety of practical risk management techniques that can be implemented immediately.
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Featured IT Risk Trainings
IT Risk Management Essentials
ISACA’s new introductory-level IT Risk video, is a high production quality instructional video featuring with practical guidance and visual support aids. The video content focuses on IT Risk Management essentials, best practices and basics of performing an IT Risk assessment.
(CRISC) Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control®
ISACA’s Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification indicates expertise in identifying and managing enterprise IT risk and implementing and maintaining information systems controls. Gain instant recognition and credibility with CRISC and boost your career.
2020 Governance Risk and Control Virtual Conference
17–19 August 2020
ISACA and The IIA are pleased to once again collaborate to bring you the 2020 Governance, Risk, and Control (GRC) Virtual Conference. Join more than 1,000 governance, risk, and control professionals from 25+ countries at the event that draws together the best and brightest minds to embrace challenges, forge solutions, and define the future of global GRC.Learn More
EuroCACS Conference 2020 (Computer, Audit, Control & Security)
28 – 30 October 2020 | Helsinki, Finland
EuroCACS sessions are for professionals at any point in their career, with three learning levels, hands on labs, technical & soft skill training, lectures, panel discussions and more, there is something for everyone at EuroCACS 2020. Earn up to 32 CPEs.
IT Risk Resources
When you want guidance, insight, tools and more, you’ll find them in the resources ISACA offers.
Getting Started With Risk Management
Our FREE white paper, Getting Started With Risk Management, explores the careful balance that must be achieved while addressing any unique factors that may exist in your organization. In formulating a business strategy, the enterprise may decide to accept some level of risk in exchange for pursuing business goals and objectives. This paper discusses various options and considerations.
Conducting an IT Security Risk Assessment
Raise your ability to reduce enterprise risk. Learn why it is important conduct an effective IT security risk assessment in our new white paper: Conducting an IT Security Risk Assessment. Download it today for FREE.
Bridging the Digital Risk Gap
To help improve communication and effectiveness between Risk management and IT professionals, ISACA and RIMS have partnered on a FREE white paper, Bridging the Digital Risk Gap, which outlines best practices for integrating these professionals into an overall digital strategy team to create value and counterbalance unwanted risks and outcomes.
Supply Chain Resilience and Continuity
With each major disaster we confront—including the current pandemic—business continuity management must continue to evolve. Learn how in the new free white paper: Supply Chain Resilience and Continuity: Closing Gaps Exposed in a Global Pandemic.
The CMMI Cybermaturity Platform
The CMMI Cybermaturity Platform features custom risk profiling, assessments, gap analyses, and roadmap functions, and is in use across multiple sectors including financial services, healthcare and manufacturing. It addresses industry concerns and organizational challenges, including confidence in cybersecurity initiatives and prioritizing security programs. The platform gives businesses real-time knowledge of best cybersecurity practices, so organizations can make evidence-based decisions on how to improve cybersecurity programs.
View Risk Management Publications and Resources
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Risk IT Revitalized
I had the privilege of being on the task force that created the original version of ISACA’s Risk IT Framework several years ago. At the time, I felt Risk IT was an important contribution to the profession...25 June 2020
The Rising Security Risk and Mitigation Options for IoT Devices
In our world today, there are more smart devices than there are people. Many people could not make it through a modern workday without using a connected device. A growing number of people are connected to the Internet in one way or another, 24 hours a day.22 June 2020
Achieving Proper Risk Communication
The goal of communication is multifaceted. It is typically expressed as one or more of the following: to inform, to persuade, to request and/or to build relationships.9 June 2020
Good Risk or Bad Risk?
It is universally understood, at least in theory if not in practice, that life involves risk. Every action we take has some consequence that we, as adults, are conditioned to understand.8 June 2020
The Practical Aspect: The Human Elements of Risk
In classical Greek mythology, Daedalus was helplessly watching Icarus, his son, fall to his death. Daedalus, having designed the Minotaur’s Labyrinth, was imprisoned.Authors: Vasant Raval and Rajesh Sharma
Overcoming Complexity to Secure Critical Infrastructure
Complex interdependencies in the supply chain and elsewhere can make assessing risk difficult, particularly when it comes to protecting critical infrastructure. In this episode of the ISACA Podcast, guest Charlie Harry provides his perspective on how governments and organizations can overcome these challenges.25 November 2019
Introduction to the Risk IT Framework
During these turbulent and uncertain times, management of business, IT and Cyber-Security risks is an essential part of any enterprise.Archived Until: 25 June 2021
ISACA Journal Excerpt: How One Organization Is Managing and Evaluating Risk
Rock Holdings, Inc., is a US-based holding company which owns several subsidiary companies including Quicken Loans, the US’s largest mortgage lender.11 May 2020
IT Risk Management Essentials
ISACA’s new introductory-level IT Risk video, is a high production quality instructional video featuring an engaging industry expert, and visual support aids. The video content focuses on IT Risk Management essentials, best practices and basics of performing an IT Risk assessment.
Managing Risk in a Pandemic: Novel Today, Standard Practices Tomorrow
COVID-19, a novel coronavirus, has come as a shock to many across the globe, changing practically every aspect of our functioning daily lives.12 May 2020
Continuous Assurance Using Data Threat Modeling
Adopt an Attacker’s-Eye View To Monitor Data and Establish ControlsBusiness professionals and IT practitioners agree that data are a valuable commodity for enterprises in many ways. The notion of using data to help monitor and manage risk tolerances in audit and assurance activities is often overlooked. Data should be considered and analyzed as the enterprise selects, plans and deploys controls, and should also be part of enterprise evaluation of the performance of those controls.1 January 2018