It is important to understand how to assess risk, in order to prepare for and defend against potential cyberattacks.
Prepare a risk assessment to be delivered to the CISO or equivalent executive based on Lab Activity 4.
Provide a detailed report using the “Security Assessment Report (SAR),” located within the required readings, and “Security Assessment Report Template.” Within the report make sure to:
- Evaluate vulnerabilities, threats, and gaps in an organization’s infrastructure to identify appropriate security measures to reduce risks’ impact to business processes.
- Evaluate the implications as it applies to small and medium-sized business (SMB) data protection for intellectual property.
- Present appropriate business strategies to ensure business sustainability, availability, and reliability.
- Interpret assessments and current cybersecurity trends to plan for future challenges.
APA style is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.
Refer to “Benchmark – Risk Assessment Scoring Guide,” prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are not required to submit this assignment to LopeWrite.
This benchmark assignment assesses the following programmatic competencies:
1.3: Conduct risk assessments and evaluate vulnerabilities, threats, and gaps in an organization’s infrastructure to identify appropriate security measures to reduce risks’ impact to business processes.