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As described in the Bowtie Elements section, controls can be identified according to their
function within the bowtie.
These ‘functions’ are allocated to provide clarity for the end user as well as appreciating
where operational efforts are focused upon (e.g. is there more we can do to eliminate the threat as most controls are aimed at being preventative?).
Not all controls will have the same importance with regard to the management of a specific
Differentiating control significance according to criticality (e.g. ‘standard controls’ and
‘critical controls’) provides benefits such as:
To assist with the decision as to whether a control should be classified as critical or
standard, consider the following questions:
These questions act as an aid to the decision-making process. It is not necessary that a ‘yes’
to one of the above questions be obtained before rating a control as critical; similarly, a ‘yes’
does not mean that it must be rated as ‘critical’ rather, it provides an indication that it may be
appropriate to assign a ‘critical’ rating.
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