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Risk Management for Security Professionals - Carl Roper

Risk Management for Security Professionals

Hardcover Published: 19th May 1999
ISBN: 9780750671132
Number Of Pages: 304

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This book describes the risk management methodology as a specific process, a theory, or a procedure for determining your assets, vulnerabilities, and threats and how security professionals can protect them.
Risk Management for Security Professionals is a practical handbook for security managers who need to learn risk management skills. It goes beyond the physical security realm to encompass all risks to which a company may be exposed. Risk Management as presented in this book has several goals:
Provides standardized common approach to risk management through a framework that effectively links security strategies and related costs to realistic threat assessment and risk levels
Offers flexible yet structured framework that can be applied to the risk assessment and decision support process in support of your business or organization
Increases awareness in terms of potential loss impacts, threats and vulnerabilities to organizational assets
Ensures that various security recommendations are based on an integrated assessment of loss impacts, threats, vulnerabilities and resource constraints

Risk management is essentially a process methodology that will provide a cost-benefit payback factor to senior management.
Provides a stand-alone guide to the risk management process
Helps security professionals learn the risk countermeasures and their pros and cons
Addresses a systematic approach to logical decision-making about the allocation of scarce security resources

Risk Management: A Short History and its Importance
Key Terms and Definitions
Risk Management Process Overview
Asset Identification
Threat Identification and Assessment
Conducting the Site Specific Threat Assessment
Vulnerability Identification and Assessment
The Risk Assessment *The Risk Assessment
Cost-Benefit Analysis *Risk Management and Your Organization
Risk Management Case Study and Practical Exercises
Forms Used in the Risk Management Process
Are You Safeguarding the Crown Jewels - Determining Critical and Sensitive Information
Obtaining Asset Information - Conducting Interviews
Technology Collection Trends in the U.S. Defense Industry
The Foreign Threat to U.S. Business Travelers
Intelligence Organizations
The FBI National Security Awareness Program
Economic & Espionage News for the Risk Manager
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ISBN: 9780750671132
ISBN-10: 0750671130
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 19th May 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 17.15  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.64