CISSP Question of the Day – 6-15-2016

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Today’s CISSP question topic: IT Risk Management

When making decisions about how to best secure user computers and servers, which of the following is the most important consideration?

  1. Security should not decrease the usability of the system.
  2. Intangible risks should be mitigated first.
  3. Should cover all regulatory requirements.
  4. Cost must be managed and should make sense for the given risk.
  5. All risk should be eliminated by mitigating mechanisms.



Check Your Answer


  1. Cost must be managed and should make sense for the given risk.

Supporting Links:

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IT_risk_management#Definitions


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Colin Weaver is co-owner and lead instructor at ITdojo, Inc., a network security and information assurance training center and consulting firm located in Virginia Beach, VA. His passion for technology, networks, and security has led him to become enthralled with the idea of IPv6 and its implementation. In this blog he will share with you glimpses of what he has learned and a hint at what you’ll learn in his classes.