Within the past two years, Federal agencies have been in the public eye, featured within articles and news wires reporting risks that were not addressed. One example are the risks and issues stemming from the loss of sensitive data.
Every incident resulted in a media firestorm and Congressional inquiries. What were the signals or indicators that could have prevented these incidents? Is it even possible to anticipate and mitigate these risks within the normal operations of the agency? This paper discusses the current risk environment with Federal agencies, PwC's ERM methodology, and the benefits an agency can realize by implementing an ERMP.