Assignment 2: Mcbride Financial Services Risk Assessment

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McBride Financial Services Risk Assessment CMGT 442 March 10, 2014 McBride Financial Services Risk Assessment McBride Financial Services is currently opening offices in Boise, Idaho and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Team A has been asked to prepare a complete risk assessment for McBride’s management team. The risk assessment will identify potential risks that could impact the operation of the business. Importance of Risk Assessments The complexity and competitiveness of today's business environment requires that organizations have early warning systems to identify when they face certain probable risks. Like a weather forecasting system, organization should continuously scan the enterprise's environment for possible warning signs and regularly…show more content…
The first upgrade recommended is to create some separate offices. To protect any hard copy customer applications a four or five drawer 600lb safe is recommended. To add an additional layer of physical security for the computers, it is a must that all computers have cable locks securing them to the desk or floor. To protect against burglary, a security system including cameras should be installed at the facility. The last area of physical security that is recommended is to inquire with the owner of the strip office about the idea of hiring security guards to conduct roving patrols of the premises during off peak…show more content…
Within those two types you have a lot of different types of terrorism that can affect McBride Financial Services, you have the potential problems caused by domestic terrorism such as militia groups, the skinheads, the Ku Klux Klan, the Neo-Nazi movement, and various gang activity including biker gangs, these types of terrorism can also fall within the criminal element and political terrorism. Then you can have other terrorism like ecological terrorism, this can include all kinds of different stances on how the environment is being treated. Also, you can have the politically motivated terrorists, like the statists, anarchists, and other groups that bomb post offices or police stations in order to protest against the US government. From there, you have the potentially international terrorism sources such as cyber terrorists or the various groups abroad that wish to cause harm to the US government and its citizens. There are many different forms that terrorism can take that can cause problems for the Sioux Falls location of McBride Financial Services, from here we will discuss all of the potential targets of terrorism in the Sioux Falls area and what type of terrorism may target locations in the Sioux Falls

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