Essay Risk Management in Information Technology Security

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IS3110 Risk Management in Information Technology Security STUDENT COPY: Graded Assignments © ITT Educational Services, Inc. All Rights Reserved. -73- Change Date: 05/25/2011 Unit 1 Assignment 1: Application of Risk Management Techniques Learning Objectives and Outcomes You will be able to identify different risk management techniques for the seven domains of a typical IT infrastructure and apply them under different situations. Assignment Requirements Introduction: As discussed in this Unit, after IT professionals identify threat/vulnerability pairs and estimate the likelihood of their occurrence, IT management must decide which risk management techniques are appropriate to manage these risks. IT managers then present this…show more content…
The remote production facilities connect to headquarters via routers T-1 (1.54 mbps telecomm circuit) LAN connections provided by an external Internet service providers (ISP) and share an Internet connection through a firewall at headquarters. Individual sales personnel throughout the country connect to YieldMore’s network via virtual private network (VPN) software through their individual Internet connections, typically in a home office. Tasks: Using the threat/vulnerability pairs, and considering the likelihood of occurrence for each identified by your small group earlier in the Unit, assume the role of an IT manager assigned by YieldMore’s senior management to conduct the following risk management tasks. 1. Analyze and explain each of the threat/vulnerability pairs and their likelihood of occurrence. 2. Determine which of the six risk management techniques is appropriate for each risk explained in Task 1. 3. Justify your reasoning for each chosen management technique. 4. Prepare a brief report or presentation of your findings for senior management to review. Submission Requirements Use the following guidelines to submit this assignment: Format: Use a standard word processor or presentation format compatible with Microsoft Word or PowerPoint. Font: Arial 10 point size Line Spacing: Double
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