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 Office (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 in Week 6. Note that the focus this week is on risk and guidance, not mitigation—that follows in Week 6.
References: Support your assignment with no fewer than 6 scholarly sources published within the last five years from the NCU Library and 6 quality Internet sources. You may add additional quality sources from the NCU Library or the Internet.
Length: 5 to 8 pages
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.