Entries by Jenna Kersten

Risk Assessment Checklist – 5 Steps You Need to Know

A risk assessment is a process by which an organization analyzes vulnerabilities, potential threats and risks to the organization’s security posture and IT systems. Performing a risk assessment is a critical component of any Information Security program. Because it’s mandated by several frameworks (SOC 1, SOC 2, PCI DSS, ISO 27001, HIPAA, FISMA), organizations wanting to comply with these frameworks must conduct risk assessments on a regular basis.