Evaluating the efforts of controls

The following recipes provide information on how to evaluate controls based on the benefit they have for your business.

Getting ready

Understanding the controls considered and the one-time cost and operational cost associated with them.

How to do it...

When identifying and deciding on the controls, bear in mind the principle keep it simple. Most authority documents only require evidence of compliance but do not demand certain controls. Therefore, use controls that are available within your company whenever possible. When brainstorming for possible controls for a given requirement, use the most efficient and cost-effective one. Many times, one control might not be sufficient, and several controls may have to be implemented ...

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