Understanding the Growing Number of Risk Factors is Key

Today’s Innovation in Government Report highlights the government’s IT modernization challenges. Dan Carayiannis, the Director of Public Sector for RSA, says understanding the growing number of risk factors is key to managing the transformation effort.

The concept of what we call within RSA a risk register, the idea of creating a risk register and identifying across your enterprise all the risks factors that an agency or organization needs to think about. You have personnel risks, you have IT cyber risk, you’ve got a physical security risk, you might have supplier risk. So there are all kinds of factors that come into play, and so creating this risk register of those things that are most important to the organization, and underneath those starting to build out compensating controls or plans to make sure that I reduce or at least I track those risks, the metrics associated with those risks.

Let RSA, Carahsoft and their reseller partners help you imagine what your agency is capable of. Listen to the full program at FederalNewsNetwork.com – Keyword Innovation in Government.