Business Value

cybersecurity risk risk management Jul 07, 2022

How do you understand a digital asset's business value?

First, let’s define what a digital asset is; a digital asset is a system, process, data, and technology that is used. A cyber event could affect one or more of these digital assets, resulting in a loss for the business.

These digital assets have a hierarchical relationship:

  • Organization
    • Function
  • Business Unit
    • Own & Use
  • Business Process
    • Own & Use
  • System
    • Supports
  • Technology 
    • Process & Store
  • Data Type

Understanding this hierarchy in your organization will lead you to the critical systems in your organization. 


Author: Dr. Bill Souza | Jul 7, 2022 


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