Security Risk Management
Security Risk Management
With a combined background of having worked in the public sector (NSW and Australian Government agencies) and private sector, our security governance framework offering observes key elements of the Australian Governments’ Protective Security Policy Framework (PSPF) in addition to contemporary Australian Standards and industry codes of practice.
Our overarching approach to security governance begins by assisting client organisations with identifying individual risk tolerance levels (risk appetite), identifying and implementing the required protective security standards and importantly fostering a healthy security culture that are all designed to assist organisations reach their business goals.
We can assist you manage your security risks proportionately and effectively which will enable you to provide the necessary protection of your people, information and assets.
We can assist you understand, prioritise and manage security risks in order to prevent harm to your resources and disruption to business objectives, which if left untreated may adversely affect the ability of your organisation to achieve its business outcomes. To do this, protective security should form part of any organisations culture, practices and operational plans. Ideally, protective security should be incorporated into an organisations process from the outset rather than implementing it as an afterthought.
What is Security Risk Management?
Security risk management is the business of each staff member including contractors, in any organisation. Risk management, including security risk management, is part of day-to-day business and is a process for managing security risk in a logical and systematic way.
It should form part of the standard management process of the organisation, and changes to the risk and threat environment should be continuously monitored and where necessary, adjustments made to maintain an acceptable level of risk and a balance between operational demands and security requirements.
In this regard, we can provide Security Risk Management advice that will identify, analyse, evaluate and treat risks within your organisation. All risk management principles and strategies used as part of any risk assessment conducted by us is in accordance with the latest risk management principles and guidelines (AS/NZS ISO 31000:2009) e.g. in addition to relevant and contemporary Australian and/or International standards and codes of practice (e.g. Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and Privacy Amendment Act 2012).
We will take great care to understand the nature of your business and any issues that your organisation may be facing. Importantly we will develop risk criteria that is relevant to your business operations. Our risk identification phase also includes an assessment of your compliance with relevant legislation, policy and codes of practice.
Following the identification of key risks we will analyse those risks and determine their level. We will then work with you during the evaluation phase to determine a priority order for risk treatment.
We will collaborate with you to find practical and effective treatment options and help you manage the implementation of those options in order to realise maximum benefits. We can also tailor a business case and treatment plan to support your risk management strategies.