I recently visited the Risk and Resilience Festival at the University of Twente. One of the keynote speakers was Maarten van Aalst, Director of the international Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, and professor at the University of Twente. He told a story about Bangladesh and how the frequent flooding lead to increasing numbers of casualties. It was too simple, he said, to blame climate change.
IT security essentially reduces information related risk to an acceptable ratio of risk to cost. For this reason, the process begins with an extensive risk assessment – a tried and tested process that can be improved. I am inspired by the work of Douglas Hubbard on this topic. Here’s why - part IV a sample case comparing traditional risk analysis with quantitative risk analysis.
Digitalization changes industries and businesses around the world. People are starting to realize the growing issues related to personal data management. Consultants are offering IAM roadmaps to a broad scope of companies and the public sector. What are IAM roadmaps really about and why do business owners turn to them?