People who work in security and continuity roles, such as IT security, business continuity, and disaster planning, play an essential role in GRC. They prepare the organization for attacks and crises so that physical and digital assets are robust, resilient, and become stronger under stress.
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By using a sophisticated approach to security and continuity, some of the most devastating obstacles and crises can be averted or quickly addressed because careful planning and rehearsal prepare the organization.
But security and continuity are needed at every level in the organization. Every department and team needs to prepare for attacks and crises.
So doing your job in security and continuity includes helping your peers understand what you do, how you do it, and how to apply it in their departments.Get the Ultimate Guide to Security & Continuity
Modern security and continuity prepare the organization for attacks and crises so that physical and digital assets are robust, resilient, and become stronger under stress.
Goals of Security & Continuity
The goals of security and continuity include:
- Information security & privacy
- Physical security
- Preparing the organization for crises
The role of Security & Continuity in GRC is more than just two words.
Roles in Security & Continuity
People in security and business continuity often have titles such as:
- Chief information security officer (CISO)
- Chief privacy officer
- Head of security
- Head of business continuity
- And more...
Others play a role in Security & Continuity and vice versa.
Security & Continuity Everywhere
It is essential for people who are NOT in security and continuity roles to understand the needs of their colleagues who ARE in security and continuity roles.
At the same time, it is important for people in other roles to understand how to apply security and continuity concepts to their work.
This means that everyone should understand and apply the following:
- Security concepts and frameworks
- Business continuity concepts and frameworks
- Scenario analysis
- Crisis planning and simulation
Selected Security & Continuity Resources
Ultimate Guide to Security & Continuity
Maximizing Resources Across Security, Risk & Audit
OCEG Crisis Readiness Survey 2020
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