Information Systems Risk Management Paper

Apr 15th, 2015
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Review the information selected for the Overview of Information Systems and Technology Paper assignment from Week One. Explore your system’s vulnerabilities, and address the nature of potential internal and external threats and natural or unintended events that may jeopardize it. Determine what levels of security are appropriate to secure the information system while allowing a maximum amount of uninterrupted workflow. Write a 1,400- to 2,100-word paper that describes principles of risk management as they pertain to the chosen system and its associated technology.

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Information SystemsInformation Systems (IS) Risk Management PaperNameClassDateProfessor1Information Systems2Information Systems (IS) Risk Management PaperInformation systems are employed in the organization in order to support the mission andaccomplish the goals the company has set. Organizations are negatively impacted when theinformation systems are breached or exposed to security threats. In order to avoid negativeconsequences due to security breaches the necessary IT management should be in place. Riskmanagement allows the organization to understand and recognize the threats as well as to putinto place a series of tools designed to prevent security breaches and eliminate security threats.Managing risks to information systems will prevent breaches that can be costly and result indamage or a loss of important organizational information. The financial information system of acompany is most vulnerable to security threats and must be carefully guarded. The financialinformation system will contain the private financial information of the organization and theircustomers. If the private, financial information of the customer is stolen they will lose faith in theorganizations ability to keep this information secure. Managing the risk to the financialinformation system is essential.Recognizing ThreatsRisk is the potential harm that may arise from some current process or from some futureprocess applied to the information systems. Understanding this ris

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