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Assets Dependencies Model in Information Security Risk Management

  • Jakub Breier
  • Frank Schindler
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8407)

Abstract

Information security risk management is a fundamental process conducted for the purpose of securing information assets in an organization. It usually involves asset identification and valuation, threat analysis, risk analysis and implementation of countermeasures. A correct asset valuation is a basis for accurate risk analysis, but there is a lack of works describing the valuation process with respect to dependencies among assets. In this work we propose a method for inspecting asset dependencies, based on common security attributes - confidentiality, integrity and availability. Our method should bring more detailed outputs from the risk analysis and therefore make this process more objective.

Keywords

Information Security Risk Management Asset Valuation Asset Dependency Risk Analysis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jakub Breier
    • 1
    • 2
  • Frank Schindler
    • 3
  1. 1.Physical Analysis and Cryptographic EngineeringTemasek Laboratories@NTUSingapore
  2. 2.School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Division of Mathematical SciencesNanyang Technological UniversitySingapore
  3. 3.Faculty of InformaticsPan-European UniversityBratislavaSlovakia

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