An effective information security risk management program is the cornerstone of an organization's IT security program. There is no way to guarantee that an organization is totally protected against the negative effects of a security incident. On the other hand, organizations can not afford to overexpose themselves to excessive risk in this digital age.
Security management is all about risk management - Identifying and understanding the risks that an organization faces and deciding how to bring risk to an acceptable level.
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policies come in many different forms to reflect the size, requirements
and risks of individual organizations.
These standards are considered best practice to base an information security risk management program on even when an organization is not applying for ISO 27001 certification.