Risky Business: A Down-Low on Risk Management Basics

Estimated difficulty: 💜🤍🤍🤍🤍 First thing’s first! Let’s talk definitions. So, what actually is risk management? To put it simply, it is the management of the risk within an organisation (doh!). The risk management process involves identifying security risks and creating and implementing plans to mitigate them. Defining Risk Risk is defined as a potential event …

I Write Policies Not Tragedies: An Intro to Security Management

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Chances are, if you study or work in Information Technology, or specifically the realm of Information Security, you’ve heard of security management. Security management, though broad, is pretty nuanced and encompasses every domain of security in one way or another – this post will cover at a high level what some areas of security management are, (we’ll look at these in more individual detail in later posts) and briefly what some of the problems are that organisations face with security management.