O'Reilly logo

IT Governance: Implementing Frameworks and Standards for the Corporate Governance of IT by Alan Calder

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

CHAPTER 6: INFORMATION AND CONTINUITY RISK

Organisational information is an asset and therefore, by definition, someone outside the organisation will want it; if no-one wanted it, it wouldn’t be an asset. If it is to be useful to an organisation, information must:

• be available (to those who need to use it).

• be confidential (so that competitors can’t use it).

• have its integrity guaranteed (so that it can be relied upon).

Information risk arises from the threats—both external and internal—to the availability, confidentiality and integrity of the organisation’s information assets. Organisations must address direct risks to the availability, confidentiality and integrity of their information; they also need to address continuity risks ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required