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To Measure Your Risks, Know Your Threats

A Dark Reading retrospective on best practices and tools for developing risk management processes

From "Avoid Risky Business By Getting a Grip on Your Real Threats," a news retrospective posted this week on Dark Reading's Risk Management Tech Center.]

This week Dark Reading offers a new Alert on risk management -- a look back at some of our top stories on the technologies, tools, and practices surrounding the topic of measuring and monitoring security risk. Among the articles that appear in the report:

* Five Frequently Forgotten Factors In Assessing Risk -- A discussion of ways to gauge risk, and critical elements that are sometimes overlooked.

* Bolster SMB Security Practices, Budgets Through Risk Management -- Large enterprises aren't the only ones that benefit from the risk management effort. Here are ways that small and midsize can use these practices, as well.

* Energy CSOs Meet To Focus On Emerging Technologies, Threats -- A look at how one industry is using risk in its own security self-assessment processes.

* App Whitelisting Could Offer Answer To Next-Gen Malware, Report Says -- Zero-day malware is defying signature-based technology, but application whitelisting might be an answer.

* ABCs Of Factoring Risk Into Cloud Service Decisions -- Security is a key issue in choosing a cloud service. Here are some tips for using risk to help make the right decision.

To read these stories and other recent coverage of risk management issues, download the free risk management report.

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