Business-It Alignment

Cybersecurity plays an essential, yet often overlooked, role in forging business-IT alignment and in facilitating business strategy and growth.

Link your cybersecurity strategy to current and future business priorities by understanding your enterprise’s broader risk appetite, the specific cyber risks facing your organization, and the data and technology assets that matter most. Our cybersecurity and risk management services provide the foundation for achieving true business-driven security.

RSA Archer® IT & Security Risk Management

Determine which technology assets are most critical to your business so that you can allocate cybersecurity funding and resources toward protecting what matters most.

RSA Archer® Enterprise & Operational Risk Management

Obtain a consolidated and clear picture of your enterprise’s risk profile by centralizing siloed risk information in one central solution.

RSA NetWitness® SecOps Manager

Prioritize security investigations and responses, centralize alert collection and automate incident management workflows to better orchestrate and run your security operations.

RSA Risk & Cybersecurity Practice

Battle-tested advisory and staff augmentation services to help you mitigate business risk while addressing your most critical challenges around threat detection, breach preparedness, cyber incident response and more.

RSA Risk Management Practice

Business risk management solutions that enable your organization to improve business performance and make faster, more informed risk decisions.

Benefits

​Transform risks into rewards and gain a competitive advantage by managing business and technology risks more effectively and with greater insight.

Protect shareholder value with industry-leading capabilities for identifying, monitoring and mitigating business, technology and cyber risks.

​Obtain the information and insights you need to steward cybersecurity investments and manage your budget according to business imperatives.

Fuel growth and reduce risk by aligning IT and security processes and policies with the business strategy and with governance, risk and compliance programs.

​Improve your enterprise’s overall risk posture by gaining greater visibility into business and IT risks.

Resources

Videos

  • Your Journey to the Cloud: Challenges & Keys to Securing the Trip Each organization’s journey to the cloud is unique, but those journeys are more frequently being driven by business rather than technology needs. Consequently, security teams are put in an awkwardly reactive posture. The momentum driving organization’s deeper into the cloud, coupled with the need to secure a hybrid cloud and on-prem environment, present distinct challenges and threats. So what are the implications for security and what does the future hold?
  • Business Risk Management Part 2: 7 Steps to Build a GRC Framework Look at information security through the lens of business risk, and you’ll begin to make decisions about security in light of their impact on the business. A GRC framework for business risk management can help you identify key business priorities and align them with security information and decisions. View part two of this on-demand webcast series. This session details a seven-step methodology for a GRC-based business risk management framework, including tips for: Defining what information needs to be protected and identifying the location and amount of important information Documenting processes and enterprise risk controls—documenting the activities as business processes and documenting the risks associated with the processes Determining levels of inherent and residual risk and answering the question of what to do with a residual risk level that exceeds risk tolerance and appetite
  • Business Risk Management Part 1: Communicating the Business Impact of Risk Business Risk Management solutions are about more than security. They provide an accurate, aggregated and timely view of all enterprise risk—whether that risk is associated with people, processes, technologies, third parties or regulations —and provide a unified response to any security incident. View part one of this two-part webcast series to understand how organizations can make better risk management decisions by understanding and communicating information security in terms of overall business impact.
  • End-to-End Visibility: The Foundation of Business-Driven Security Business-Driven Security is the ability of an organization to comprehensively and rapidly link security with business context to detect and respond effectively and protect what matters most. Watch this video to hear how Threat Detection & Response, and specifically the RSA NetWitness® Platform, support Business-Driven Security.

Infographics

E-Books

White Papers

  • The 6 Dimensions (& Obstacles) of Risk Management Overcoming the barriers to an integrated risk management program requires a strategy that is built around key principles of risk management, coupled with an understanding of the nuances of your business. The end goal of risk management is to help the business achieve objectives and improve decision-making. However, the implementation of a risk management program is not a simple “step 1, step 2, step 3” type of process. View the white paper to learn more about the six fundamental dimensions of risk management that should be examined to assess overall effectiveness when establishing your risk management program. Each of these dimensions is associated with a barrier to success – and when building your strategy, it is beneficial to understand and plan for these obstacles.
  • The 4 Phases of Your Risk Management Journey No organization can achieve complete visibility into risk. There is no crystal ball that will magically outline opportunity, map risks and provide a distinct, unobstructed path to success. However, there are specific stages organizations can move through in building an integrated risk management program. View the white paper to discover how the RSA Archer® maturity-driven approach enables organizations to create a road map for the course of their GRC program, allowing them to track the progress of their journey toward risk management maturity.
  • Closing the Skills Gap with Analytics and Machine Learning Everyone is aware of the shortage of skilled security professionals and that the problem will continue to grow. A report from Frost & Sullivan and (ISC) estimates there will be more than 1.5 million unfilled cyber security positions across the globe by 2020. Since we can't throw more people at evolving cyber security challenges, this white paper addresses multiple approaches you can use to integrate and automate across systems to better enable the security professionals you do have.
  • The 10+1 Guiding Principles of Business Risk Management Your business risk management program should add strategic value to the organization—enabling the business to focus on strategic objectives and optimize performance, not just simply meet compliance requirements. Ultimately, business risk management is about making decisions— decisions to manage, accept, transfer or avoid risk.
  • How GRC Can Help You Stay a Step Ahead of Ransomware With ransomware growing at 350% annually,* many federal, state and local governments, and private-sector businesses, are focused on the question of how to better prepare for the next attack. View the white paper to discover the important role that governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions can play in helping organizations prepare for and respond to the next ransomware assault on IT systems. *Cisco 2017 Annual Cybersecurity Report (2017)