This information sheet provides an overview of the program.
DAI-IRSA Information Sheet

Refer to the DAI-IRSA Scores descriptions and the descriptions of risk strategies while you are completing the assessment.
DAI-IRSA Scoring Model
Risk Strategy Descriptions

Video Tutorials

These videos are designed to help you get started with your Unit Data Asset Inventory and Information Risk Self-Assessment. For help obtaining an account or accessing the assessment tool, visit the Inventory and Assessment Tool page.

Data Asset and Information Risk Concepts

Excerpted from the DAI-IRSA Launch during Cybersecurity Awareness Month, 2020, this video explains some background concepts in data assets and information risk.

Introductory Concepts to Data Assets and Information Risk

Click the image to watch. Length: 13:11s

DAI-IRSA Fundamentals – Coming Soon! We are in the process of refreshing our materials to reflect the improvements to the program.

New to the Self-Assessment Program? This fundamentals video will walk you through the basics: from accessing the survey tool to recording your data assets, scoring risk areas and recording your plans towards reducing information risk in your organization.


DAI-IRSA Scoring Model – Coming Soon! We are in the process of refreshing our materials to reflect the improvements to the program.

The IRSA uses a Scoring model to assist you in assessing and scoring your unit’s activities and identifying actionable gaps. Watch this video to learn how the scoring model can be applied to the U of T Information Risk Areas.

DAI-IRSA Scoring Model

Risk Strategies and Plans

A key component to an Information Risk Management Program are the strategies you use to address risk and the plans for implementing those strategies. This video will explain the common strategies used in information risk management, and walk through some scenarios and example plans.

Click the image to watch. Length 06:17s

Risk Strategy Descriptions

University Partnerships and Shared Responsibility

We’re all in this together! Many units at the University use the services of other units to support the management of their systems and programs. This video addresses the ways in which units can describe and document these linkages, and the concept of shared responsibility between clients and service providers.

Click the image to watch. Length 04:16s