Windows

The Security Risk Management Guide

Language:
English
This prescriptive guide helps customers of all types plan, build, and maintain a successful security risk management program. In a four phase technology-agnostic process, the guide explains how to build an ongoing process to measure and drive security risks to an acceptable level.
  • Version:

    1.0

    File Name:

    Security_Risk_Management_Guide_v1.2.zip

    Date Published:

    16/3/2006

    File Size:

    2.2 MB

      The Security Risk Management Guide explains how to conduct each phase of a security risk management project and create an ongoing process that drives the organization towards the most useful and cost-effective controls to mitigate security risks. It incorporates real-world experiences from Microsoft IT and also includes input from Microsoft customers and partners.

      This guide references many industry accepted standards for managing security risks. It is an important example of Microsoft's commitment to delivering quality guidance to help customers secure their IT infrastructures.

      Send questions or feedback to us directly at
      secwish@microsoft.com.
  • Supported Operating Systems:

    Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


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