Chapter 8. Risk, Response, and Recovery

ORGANIZATIONS MUST CONSTANTLY cope with change. Shareholders exert new pressures. Governments pass new legislation and set new standards. Organizations must maintain supply chains linking their suppliers and their customers. Your organization develops strategies to meet its business goals and to remain competitive. Changing these strategies might require shifting personnel, altering the IT organization, and rearranging logistics. Any of these changes can increase risk. The structure of your organization also reflects its culture. Likewise, the culture affects your organization's commitment to protecting information systems as well as people, processes, data, and technology.

How your organization responds ...

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