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Business RISKS From IT

Take a walk down the RISKS that face ALL organizations due to IT Infrastrucutre, Business Applications, People and Data Protection.

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Business RISKS From IT

  1. 1. Business Risks From IT “Lack of IT Alignment” Presented by Sanjiv Arora sa@tech-controls.com www.tech-controls.com +91 9810293733
  2. 2. About Sanjiv Arora  CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CHPSE, 31 yrs experience  Founder – Technologics and Controls – Business Risks Consultants – IT Strategic Consultants – Enterprise and IT Governance consultants – IT Systems and Security Auditors – Network Security (VAPT) – Trainers  Customer(s)– Insurance, Banking, Manufacturing, IT / ITES, Media, Health, Govt, UN, NGO, Media in Europe, KSA, Qatar, Africa, Malaysia and India
  3. 3. Today’s Business Customer service Stakeholder commitment Fierce Competition Stringent Regulations Direct / indirect Recession Increased Cost of resources Extremely high IT Dependence Increasing IT Complexity Impacts Enterprise Governance Perspectives are: Financial Customer Internal Control Development and Growth
  4. 4. Business Expectations  Better Customer Experience and Satisfaction  Increased Revenue  Reduced time to launch and deliver solutions  Secure Information Assets  Efficient staffing for growth
  5. 5. Business Expectations from IT  Stable and long term technology solutions  IT to understand Business  Low IT Investments, high utilization  Reduced IT operation costs
  6. 6. Four Pillars of IT  1. Infrastructure – Servers – Networks (LAN, WAN, VPN, WiFi) – Desktops and Printers  2. Information – Data in RAW form – Data in xls, pdf, doc etc – Data in databases – Technical Knowhow ● Product or Process
  7. 7. Four Pillars of IT  3. Applications – ERP, CRM – Tally – Financial Accounting – HRMS – Data warehouse / Business Intelligence  4. People – IT (Admin, Network, Security) Administrators – Software Developers – Technical Help desk and support – Consultants (SME)
  8. 8. Future: Complete IT Alignment to Business – 4 pillars D a a A p pl c a i o n s P e o pl e 1. Information and Data Confidentiality Integrity Availability Reliabilty Compliance 2. IT Infrastructure Servers Networking Efficiency Effectiveness 3. Business Applications ERP CBS POS BI / DW 4. People Competent Ethical Committed
  9. 9. Risks: IT Infrastructure
  10. 10. Risks: IT Infrastructure
  11. 11. Risks: IT Infrastructure
  12. 12. Risks: IT Infrastructure
  13. 13. Risks: IT Infrastructure
  14. 14. Risks: IT Infrastructure
  15. 15. Risks: Data (Information Assets)
  16. 16. Risks: Data (Information Assets)
  17. 17. Risks: Data (Information Assets)
  18. 18. Risks: Data (Information Assets)
  19. 19. Risks: Data (Information Assets)
  20. 20. Risks: Applications
  21. 21. Risks: Applications
  22. 22. Risks: Applications
  23. 23. Risks: Applications
  24. 24. Risks: Applications
  25. 25. Risks: Applications
  26. 26. Risks: Applications
  27. 27. Risks: People
  28. 28. Risks: People
  29. 29. Risks: People
  30. 30. Risks: People
  31. 31. Risks: People
  32. 32. Way Forward: IT Health Check  Review the 4 Pillars of IT – Infrastructure – Data – Applications – People  For Adequacy of – Confidentiality – Integrity of Data – Availability of Infrastructure and services – Efficiency of IT Operations – Effectiveness of use of IT Services and Solutions – Compliance to regulations
  33. 33. Way Forward: Use External Auditors  Review of IT by – Experienced and qualified IS Auditors – IT Strategic consultants and experts – Risk Management Consultants  To provide – Unbiased findings and recommendations – Cost effective solutions – Suggestions of activities to AVOID – Guidance on MOST suitable controls – Assist in developing measurement matrices
  34. 34. Deliver: Business Advantage  Manage and deliver effective Applications  Maximize Infrastructure utilization  Secure Information Assets  Ensure people are accountable to BUSINESS GOALS  Be BUSINESS ready for FUTURE
  35. 35. Thank You Sanjiv Arora sa@tech-controls.com www.tech-controls.com +91 9810293733

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