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  • Center for Internet Security (CIS)

    The Center for Internet Security (CIS) is a nonprofit organization focused on improving public- and private-sector cybersecurity readiness and response. 

  • risk exposure

    Risk exposure is a quantified loss potential of business actions, and is usually calculated based on the probability of the incident occurring multiplied by its potential losses. 

  • National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP)

    The National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) is a U.S. government program designed to meet the security testing needs of information technology consumers and developers. The 

  • risk avoidance

    Risk avoidance is the risk assessment technique that entails eliminating hazards, activities and exposures that place an organization's valuable assets at risk. 

  • risk map

    A risk map is a data visualization tool for communicating specific risks an organization faces. 

  • risk profile

    A risk profile is a quantitative analysis of the types of threats an organization, asset, project or individual faces.  

  • risk assessment

    A risk assessment is the process of identifying potential hazards an organization may face and analyzing methods of response if exposure occurs. 

  • operational risk

    Operational risk is the prospect of loss resulting from inadequate or failed procedures, systems or policies.  

  • risk management

    Risk management is the process of identifying, assessing and controlling threats to an organization's capital and earnings. 

  • online risk

    Online risk is the vulnerability of an organization's internal resources that arises from the organization using the Internet to conduct business. 

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About Risk management and compliance

Risk management is an essential part of compliance planning. Find news, advice, commentary and best practices on coordinating your risk management initiatives with your compliance goals.