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Cybersecurity Risk Management Study

The study will focus on cyber risk management and provide participants an understanding of how to manage cybersecurity risks, including systems, assets, data, and capabilities.

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Overview

Risk Management Study

Background Information

During the first two quarters of 2016, Berkeley Research Group professionals conducted a Cybersecurity Preparedness Benchmarking Study. The study focused on six primary cyber-security topics: Leadership, Information Governance, Risk Management, Essential Protection, Incident Response, and Security Culture.

As a continuation of this initiative, BRG experts will be conducting mini-studies to delve into each topic, beginning with a Risk Management Study in Q1 2017.

Objective

The Risk Management Study will provide participants an understanding of how to manage cyber-security risks, including systems, assets, data, and capabilities. The study will focus on the following attributes:

  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Response
  • Risk Monitoring
  • Communications

The study is designed to deliver security performance metrics, scorecards, and benchmarks that will help organizations:

  • Compare how security programs of survey respondents measure against internal organizational goals, approved risk-management profiles, industry peers, and best practice companies
  • Build a security performance management program based on objective, fact-based metrics

Methodology

  • Completing the study should take no more than 20 minutes
  • Participant data and information will be anonymized
  • Participant data will be gathered via an online survey and followed with in-depth interviews and knowledge-sharing sessions with self-identified participants
  • Trend analysis: The study data will be compared to the results of the previous study

Timeline

  • Data Collection: 
    February-March 28, 2017
  • Analysis and Selected Participant Interviews:
    March 15–April 2, 2017
  • Report Out: 
    April 3, 2017

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Project Leader

Faisal Amin | Director
713.493.2552 | famin@thinkbrg.com

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