Project Part 1 Task 1 Essay

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Project Part 1 Task 1 Draft Risk Management Plan Ernest Martinez Jr. C. Flack IS3110 October 22, 2012 Purpose The Senior Management of the Defense Logistics Information Services (DLIS) has decided to update the previous risk management plan with a developing, new risk management plan. This new risk management plan will not only minimize the amount of risk for future endeavors, but will also be in compliance with regulations such as the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), Department of Defense (DOD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Control Objects for Information and Technology (COBIT), and Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process…show more content…
The Defense Logistics Information Services directors have the overall responsibility of managing risk, and the IT Manager is tasked with overseeing risk management processes and activities. Throughout all phases of risk management planning, the specific topic of discussion will be risk identification, awareness and communication. Risk Identification consists of determining which are likely to have an effect on the organization, and documenting the characteristics of each risk. Risk Awareness requires that all Defense Logistics Information employees and contractors be aware of what constitutes a risk and specific events or factors that could potentially impact the organization in a negative way. Risk communication involves bringing risk factors or events to the attention of the IT Manager. It is the responsibility of Defense Logistics Information Services IT Manager to assist stakeholders with risk identification as well as documenting the identified risks. Defense Logistics Information Services IT department will address any new risk factors or events, and review them with the IT Manager during the monthly risk assessment meeting. Risk Responsibilities The responsibility of managing risk is shared amongst all stakeholders. The decision authority for choosing whether to proceed with mitigation strategies is the Defense Logistics Information Services directors. Below are the specific responsibilities assigned for the different aspects of risk

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