What is a Cybersecurity Risk Assessment?

Mohit K
September 1, 2023
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Risk Assessment

Risk assessment in cybersecurity involves identifying, analyzing, and evaluating potential risks and vulnerabilities related to an organization's digital assets, information systems, and technological infrastructure. It aims to assess the potential impact of cyber threats and attacks, as well as the likelihood of those threats occurring.

Ultimately, the goal of risk assessment in cybersecurity is to enable organizations to make informed decisions about how to best protect their digital assets and sensitive information from cyber threats and to establish a proactive approach to cybersecurity.

Risk Assessment Includes

  • Identifying Assets: Identifying the digital assets, systems, data, and processes that are crucial to the organization's operations.
  • Threat Analysis: Identifying and analyzing potential cyber threats, including hacking attempts, malware, phishing attacks, insider threats, and more.
  • Vulnerability Assessment: Evaluating the weaknesses and vulnerabilities present in the organization's information systems and technology infrastructure.
  • Likelihood Assessment: Determining the likelihood of various cyber threats occurring based on historical data, industry trends, and other relevant factors.
  • Impact Analysis: Assessing the potential consequences and impacts of successful cyber attacks, such as data breaches, financial losses, reputational damage, and legal implications.
  • Risk Quantification: Assigning a quantitative value to the identified risks based on factors such as potential financial loss, operational disruptions, and regulatory fines.
  • Risk Prioritization: Prioritizing risks based on their severity, potential impact, and likelihood, to allocate resources effectively.
  • Risk Mitigation: Develop strategies and implement measures to reduce or mitigate identified risks, including the implementation of cybersecurity controls, security policies, employee training, and incident response plans.
  • Continuous Monitoring and Review: Regularly reviewing and updating the risk assessment process to adapt to changing threats, technologies, and business conditions.

How Telivy Can Help Your Organization

Know about your Security Posture Score v/s Industry Average ✅

Identify the External Vulnerability ✅

Insurability Score and Comparison with Industry Average ✅

Action Items to Improve Your Score ✅

Financial Exposure Incuides Ransomware, Interruption, and Data Breach Cost ✅

External Surface Exposure Includes Application Security, Social Engineering, Network Security ✅

Monitor your Dark Web Presence ✅

Identity and Access Management ✅

External Surface Exposure ✅

And Much More ✅

Telivy Cyber Risk Assessment Findings


Remember that cybersecurity is an ongoing process that requires continuous monitoring, assessment, and adaptation to evolving threats. It's essential to stay informed about the latest trends and technologies in cybersecurity and to collaborate with experts if needed.

Telivy grants you unparalleled visibility into your security posture, identifying areas for enhancement. If you are interested in a demo of how our services can help you manage this concern and many more, please email support@telivy.com and we will reach out to schedule some time with you.


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