In today's economic downturn, organizations continue to cut budgets and reduce their workforce to help minimize costs and preserve profit. Expectations placed on security executives continue to increase while their access to resources lags, leaving them to find creative ways to do more with less. Cybersecurity strategy and program management helps prioritize areas of improvement that have the greatest impact on securing your organization.
Effective security programs are those which align themselves with business objectives. As businesses are focused on revenue generation activities and reducing risks that might impact those activities, it's important to demonstrate how your security program enables revenue-generating business objectives and assist with risk mitigation.
Conducting an annual security assessments can help you understand how well your security program protects the business. Security assessments identify areas of improvement, help you prioritize security initiatives, discover opportunities to optimize your program, and uncover areas of noncompliance against corporate and regulatory requirements.
Consider building a strategic roadmap to bring your security program from its current state to your desired state. To get started, review the areas of improvement discovered during your security assessment and identify any themes or root causes. Create and prioritize strategy security initiatives that outline comprehensive solutions to fix the areas of improvement and align with the overall business strategy and objectives.
A strategic roadmap is only effective if you have the buy-in of key stakeholders and they are willing to take action on it. Many security leaders spend far too little time ensuring that their security program is aligned with the business and communicating why it's important for the business. This can lead to security executives:
We will work with your team to assess your privacy and/or security program to identify areas of improvement and provide leading practice recommendations. We customize our recommendations for each client and factor in your organization's business objectives, risk tolerance, compliance requirements, resource limitations, business culture, and industry specific nuances.
We will assist with building strategic security initiatives, a roadmap, and a playbook that allow your organization to strategically implement comprehensive solutions to address the improvement areas we identified during our assessment. Organizations that effectively manage their security risks will leverage strategic initiatives and roadmaps and aren't just focused on tactical solutions.
We offer cyber security and privacy awareness training for your organization and targeted security training for your team. Our security and privacy awareness training covers many topics including social engineering, phishing, workstation security, and cyber-attack response, while teaching good security and privacy hygiene practices (e.g
We offer cyber security and privacy awareness training for your organization and targeted security training for your team. Our security and privacy awareness training covers many topics including social engineering, phishing, workstation security, and cyber-attack response, while teaching good security and privacy hygiene practices (e.g., multi-factor authentication, password policies). Our targeted security training may cover topics such as identity and access management, business continuity management, change management, security operations, and others important to your security team.
Minimizing the risks critical to your organization, allows you to ensure business operations and protect your employees, donors, and customers.
Effective security program management helps you focus your resources where they will have the greatest impact in reducing security and privacy risks and enabling your organization.
Regulatory compliance is a must for organizations to continue operating and serving your customers. This may include compliance with various security and privacy regulations (e.g., GDPR, SOX) and frameworks (e.g., ISO, NIST, CIS).
As security breaches increase exponentially, customers are prioritizing organizations that protect their privacy and vendors are demanding more rigorous security requirements before engaging in business.