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Featured Resources: Enterprise Security Risk Management (ESRM)

Basics of ESRM eLearning Collection

This collection provides an in-depth explanation and analysis of the ESRM Guideline and how security leaders can begin to use the guideline in their organization. The collection includes the executive summary of the guideline and a webinar from one of the leaders of the committee that wrote it, as well as supporting material from Security Management magazine and previous GSX sessions.

ESRM and the COVID-19 Pandemic

The preparation involved in enterprise security risk management (ESRM) enables organizations to act decisively and confidently in times of crisis.

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Enterprise Security Risk Management Guideline

This guideline describes the ESRM approach and explains how it can enhance a security program while aligning security resources with organizational strategy to manage risk.

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Additional ESRM Resources

How to Anticipate Pandemic-Influenced Risk Developments
Article
Security directors add value when they find data-based leading indicators that can help an organization prepare in advance for the risk factors unfolding as a result of COVID-19.
Security Management Online, May 2020

Resetting the Business After the COVID-19 Pandemic
Article
Using an ESRM-based approach can help organizations re-emerge after facing major, pandemic-induced disruptions.
Security Management Online, May 2020

Pandemic-Based Risk Mitigations
Article
A U.K.-based security risk consultant shares a collection of risk mitigations gleaned from the COVID-19 pandemic that security managers can include in future planning.
Security Management Online, May 2020

Rethinking Your Approach to Enterprise Risk Management
Webinar
Corporate risk is evolving and in order for companies to ensure they are detecting and mitigating risk appropriately, they must identify blind spots across the entire organization and take a unified approach to addressing those gaps.
On-demand webinar, free with registration

A Brief Guide to ESRM Implementation
Article
Adopting a successful ESRM program often requires a full understanding of ESRM – its components, contexts, and complementary strategies.
Security Management, November 2019

How to Use Scenario Analysis to Manage in Uncertain Times
Article
Scenario analysis helps security leaders manage business threats by accounting for all possible uncertainties.
Security Management, October 2019

Five Insights on ESRM
Article
Learn what ESRM is, what it can do for security managers, how security can gain C-suite approval for it, and how to implement a vibrant ESRM program for the enterprise.
Security Management, September 2017

Maximizing ROI Through Effective Risk Analysis
Webinar
Applying ESRM to create a risk analysis for an organization and develop metrics that measure the return on investment in managing security risk.
On-demand webinar, registration and fee required.

How to Implement ESRM
Article
A look at how International Paper refocused its security initiatives around a risk management approach. 
Security Management, August 2018.

Less Is More: A KISS Approach to ESRM
Article
Plugging security into an organization's various business drivers via risk management can seem like an overwhelming task. This article provides a simplified, focused approach.
Security Management, September 2017

GSOC Principles: How They Support ESRM
Webinar
This webinar aligns a Global Security Operations Center (GSOC) approach with the goals and outcomes of ESRM. 
On-demand webinar, free with registration.

ESRM: Another Fad or an Enduring Industry Trend? A Discussion on the Direction of Enterprise Security Risk Management
Webinar
This discussion seeks to describe what a successful execution of ESRM looks like for an organization.
On-demand webinar, free with registration.

The Unseen Threat
Article
This article describes and ESRM-inspired approach for plant managers to understand their security and infrastructure vulnerabilities.
Security Management, November 2017.

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