Iram 2

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THREAT FRAMEWORK
Information systems are frequently exposed to various types of threats which can cause different types of damages that might lead to significant financial losses. Information security damages can range from small losses to entire information system destruction. The effects of various threats vary considerably: some affect the confidentiality or integrity of data while others affect the availability of a system. Currently, organizations are struggling to understand what the threats to their information assets are and how to obtain the necessary means to combat them which continues to pose a challenge. The ISF’s Information Risk Analysis Methodology (IRAM) enables organizations to access business information risk and select the right set of security controls to mitigate that risk.

IRAM2
Founded in 1989, the Information Security Forum (ISF) is an independent, not-for-profit association of leading organizations from around the world. It is dedicated to investigating, clarifying and resolving key issues in cyber, information security and risk management by developing best practice methodologies, processes and solutions that meet the business needs of its Members. ISF aims its products at large public and private sector organizations, and produces an annually updated Standard of Good Practice for Information Security. This approach has three phases: a business impact assessment which determines the security requirements of the business, a threat and vulnerability assessment, and control selection. IRAM2 is a simple, practical yet rigorous business essential that helps ISF Members identify, analyze and treat information risk throughout the organization. The standard and its related tools, which must be purchased from ISF, make for a thorough risk management package. The price of the materials includes user guides and attendance at some ISF events.…...

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