Risks of the virtual world - IRM-FERMA Survey
Posted by APM on 17th Sep 2011
Risks of the virtual world. IRM-FERMA survey
Criminals, competitors, journalists, and foreign governments all have an interest in attacking companies most valuable assets: confidential customer information, intellectual property and confidential discussions.
Employees volunteer information about their job and their company on social media. How can organisations keep up with the constantly shifting threats and still take advantage of the opportunities provided by web 2.0 (social networks, blogs, tweets) to reinforce their image and spread their message to a wide audience?
IRM and the Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) have joined forces to find out more about how these risks are perceived and managed, and are asking IRM and FERMA members to help with a short survey.
The results will be part of a report that will be delivered to the workshop on risks of the virtual world at the 2011 FERMA Forum from 2-5 October.
The APM Risk SIG is holding an event Cyber Crime and Project Risk on 8th November in Guildford.
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We make risk assessments every day, and generally we do them well. Most of us look both ways before looking the road, and in the same way most of us will survey a site before we allow our projects to start digging.