By its very nature, conducting business involves taking and managing risks. Unfortunately while many businesses are adept at defining and managing market risks, credit risks and even operational risks, IT risks are often overlooked.
Fireman's approach to risk management...
Many businesses opt for a “fireman’s approach’ to IT: when systems are on the verge of failing, or have been breached – that’s when they leap into action. All too often this approach to risk management is driven by a lack of strategic planning (staff are too busy with day-to-day operations), or inadequate funding.
We can help you to develop a risk management framework specifically for your organization – that means that while you may need us to get the ball rolling, once your framework is in place, risk management will flow from the top down. i.e. executives will be able to take IT into consideration when planning, as opposed to the IT manager trying to push risk management up the ladder