Select a financial institution, high-tech manufacturer, or a hospital that has no fewer than 500 employees and provide guidance regarding the risks faced by the organization. Consider the organization that you select and name, as well as the industry in your response. Your guidance is directed to the Chief Information Officer (CIO) as a result of the concern during a period where the Chief Security Officer (CSO) is not available. You need to fill in for the CIO.
Review key external influences on risk and then outline the most important influences from within the organization. Start by selecting any appropriate laws, standards, frameworks, and theories that should underscore your guidance. Use the foundation to establish a strong framework allowing you to provide a convincing and logical response, leading to the acceptance of your guidance. Your response should be persuasive and supported by both scholarly sources and especially any relevant legislation, standards, frameworks, and theories. Despite the formal foundation, including a strong focus on practical issues and values that can be used to motivate resources for the proposed mitigation later in the course. Note that the focus this week is on risk and guidance.
References: Support your assignment with no fewer than 12 scholarly sources published within the last five years from peer-reviewed academic journals and Internet sources.
Length: 7 pages not to include the cover page and reference
Your assignment should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts that are presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect graduate-level writing and APA standards. Be sure to adhere to the university’s Academic Integrity Policy.