“There is no such thing as zero risk.”
Everything comes with or has some risk associated with it. It is important to understand and anticipate risks that exist in your organization’s infrastructure and take steps to control and mitigate risks, as much as possible.
Business and technologies are constantly changing which introduce new risks and threats to corporate IT environments, as does the technology developed to defend against attacks. Risk management is an ongoing process that attempts to balance risk against employee productivity, costs, probability that the risk will be realized, and the value of the asset being protected.
Having an ongoing risk assessment process allows organizations to identify and remediate both obvious and hidden risks in their IT environment.