A method of risk analysis customized for businesses from a basic framework developed by the US military in the identification of operational risk. It is in essence a brainstorming technique. When applied to a business, the two dimensions of the matrix relate to those assets at risk in the business and how these assets are at risk. When considering what is at risk, the assets of the business are defined as widely as possible, including both tangible assets and such intangible assets as reputation and branding.
Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services.