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Business processes often require institutions to share
information with other institutions and third-party service
providers that require connectivity. The extent of
interconnectivity is a function of network architecture, network
complexity, traffic volume, and number of connections.
Interconnectivity risk arises from misuse, mismanagement, or
compromise of these connections.
To mitigate interconnectivity risk, management should do the
Management should maintain network and connectivity diagrams and
data flow charts to ensure adequacy of layered controls and to
facilitate more timely recovery and restoration of systems when