Chapter 2

Internal and External Risks

Abstract

This chapter gives an overview of various internal and external risks associated with digital and online activity. The internal explores corporate security perception, priority and budget setting, traditional and shadow information technology, mobile and the Bring-Your-Own-Device trend, and people, including employees, vendors, and third parties that can lead to cyber risks such as computer security, computer viruses, computer fraud, etc. The external looks at issues with a lesser element of control for the corporation such as technology advances and new devices, cloud computing, hacking, regulation, and natural disasters and squirrels.

Keywords

App malware; BYOD; BYOD policy; External security risk; ...

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