Computer Security Risk Analysis and Management
• evaluation of the effectiveness of existing computing security measures;
• estimation of the cost to the organization if current defences are inadequate;
• selection of appropriate, cost-effective countermeasures.
Risk analysis is a familiar concept in business as well as in everyday life. The fundamental problem is universal: how much should I pay now to reduce the possibility of some hypothetical event costing me dearly? Which one of several possible outlays reduces the likelihood most?
KeywordsRisk Analysis Risk Management Information Security Security Measure Computer Security
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