Mitigation vs Remediation
In the world of risk there are only 4 ways to address identified risks. Accept them. Mitigate them. Remediate them. Heed them.
Accept is simply that. You accept that there is a risk and you will suffer the consequences.
Heed is equal simple. The risk is too high so you don’t take the action or build the product that causes the risk.
Mitigation and Remediation are the dice throws.
Mitigation means that you see the risk and are going to put controls and systems in place to minimize its impact. Those…