Given all of the unknown variables that occur in a business, it’s important to see the potential threats right in front of you. Now’s the time to take inventory of risks that may face your business.

A risk assessment is a standardized method of evaluating the potential risks that face your business. You need determine the scope of your assessment, inventory your in scope assets, assess existing security controls, analyze relevant security threats, and formally document the assessment results.

In this short video, DWT provides greater detail as to how your company can effectively complete a thorough risk assessment. The results of a risk assessment can also be used to make better, more calculated decisions that will prioritize security efforts for the future.