Author: sujatha

High level overview of IT risks

This is a huge and on going topic – fundamentally because of the rapid innovations that are happening in the technology space. The word “information technology” as we understand today (to name a few) encompasses hardware resources, networks, operating systems, virtualization, software engineering, business applications, artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, cloud computing, etc. New and innovative…

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Risk “categorization”

Before you “spot your risks” in different areas of business areas or operations, you need to structure your thoughts so that you may identify different risk categories that are relevant, important and critical for your tracking. You might wonder why categorization? – Can I just not go about having a list of top 10 or…

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Internal Controls – its importance

There are many definitions of internal control, and I give below one of them retrieved from Business Dictionary website. (Read more: //www.businessdictionary.com/definition/internal-control.html ) “Systematic measures (such as reviews, checks and balances, methods and procedures) instituted by an organization to (1) conduct its business in an orderly and efficient manner, (2) safeguard its assets and resources,…

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