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Research and Markets: CIO Best Practices for Conducting an IT Risk Assessment at Your Company


Research and Markets( has announced the addition of the "CIO Best Practices for Conducting an IT Risk Assessment at Your Company" audioconference to their offering.

In this webinar, ExecSense examines everything you need to know in 60 minutes about best practices for conducting an IT risk assessment at your company and what the new FCC guidelines for small and medium sized businesses mean for you. The webinar is led by an expert at helping companies conduct IT risks assessments, Mike Meikle (CEO, The Hawthorne Group), and covers:

  • What every CIO should know about conducting an IT risk assessment at their company, why so many other CIOs are doing it right now, and important areas to watch out for in 2012
  • Learn about the new FCC guidelines and tools (FCC Small Biz Cyber Tool) as well as the new report which states that on average each cyber-security incident costs small a business $200,000
  • Learn about the latest computer security trends; current technologies; security audits in the cloud; viruses, worms, e-mail bombs, ActiveX, Java, JavaScripts; the Internet, email, fax, and PBX vulnerabilities and how to properly audit them on an ongoing basis
  • The 10 questions you should be asking software and hardware vendors, 5 questions you need to be ready to answer from your CEO and management team, and a checklist of items to tell department heads to be on the lookout for
  • Specific case studies of how 5 leading CIOs conduct IT risk assessments at their companies, what they are keeping an eye out for in particular in 2012, and ready-to-use tips and techniques you can immediately implement

For more information visit

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager,
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716

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