Guide

IT risk management

Introduction

The more your business relies on IT, the more important it is to identify and control the risks that could affect your IT systems. Threats ranging from equipment failure to malicious attacks by hackers have the potential to disrupt critical business systems or open up access to your confidential data.

This guide explains what is IT risk and the different types of IT risk that can affect you. It outlines how to carry out an IT risk assessment, and how to develop an effective IT risk management process.

It also explains the IT security management standards and policies, and the interconnected role of IT risks and business continuity. Finally, it gives you handy tips for managing IT risks compiled in our IT risk management checklist.