[VERB] Exercising restrictive or steering influence over matters or practices.
[NOUN] An approach or measure for managing risks.
[VERB] Includes management of the improvement of practices and risks, to achieve business goals.
[NOUN] A control is any administrative, management, technical, organizational or legal approach or structure for managing risks, for realizing business objectives, following agreed practices or preventing or discovering undesirable events. Controls are security measures or countermeasures. Controls include structures such as practices, policies, programs, roles, techniques, technologies, guidelines and organizational structures.