ISACA - Bangalore Chapter Risk Assessment - ISO - 27005


Jun 14, 2012 (6 years and 1 month ago)


Risk Assessment - ISO - 27005
Contributed by Suresh Patankar
Sunday, 01 May 2011
Last Updated Sunday, 01 May 2011
Date: 07-05-2011
Venue: Chapter Office
Time: 6.30 to 8.30 PM
The Topic: Risk Assessment constitutes the fundamental driver of an Information Security Management programme.
Risks when measured effectively provide effective direction to preventive and corrective actions in the Risk Management
process. The presentation seeks to underscore the need for risk assessment, while further detailing on how to achieve
effectiveness in risk assessment as per ISO 27005.
The presentation outline is as follows:
i. Criticality of Risk Assessment from a compliance perspective, i.e. with respect to standards such as ISO 27001, PCI,
ii. Risk Assessment Process as per ISO 27005 – Identification (Assets-Threat-Vulnerabilities-Risks),
Measurement (Qualitative and Quantitative) and Evaluation as per ISO 27005.
iii. Critical success factors of an effective risk assessment
The Speaker: Dharshan Shanthamurthy
CISA, CISSP, CEH, FCA, ISA, PCI-QSA, PA QSA, ISO 27001 Implementer, OCTAVE (SEI-CMU) Authorized Trainer
and Advisor, SANS Certified Web Application Pen Tester (GWAPT), Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), VISA
Qualified Payment Application Security Professional (VISA QPASP)
Dharshan has been an information security trainer for over a decade. He is the first SEI authorized OCTAVE
advisor/trainer in Asia Pacific and the first PCI QSA in India. He has spoken in 33 prestigious security events (including
ISACA Global Information Security Summit at Las Vegas in 2009) and conducted over 122 workshops in over 19
countries. He is credited of having trained more than 2,000 information security professionals on various subjects such
as OCTAVE, ISO 27001 and PCI-DSS.
Currently he works as Risk Assessment Evangelist at (an initiative of SISA Information Security

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