Cyber Risk Assessments
Understanding Where you are at and Where you need to be
You can never reach your destination if you don't know where you are at and how to get there.
Similar to taking a trip to a new city, you need a GPS or Compass to guide you and help you arrive there on-time whilst the experience. Cyber Risk Assessments are the guidance to help organizations understand where they are at and their level of exposure and what needs to be done about it. Cyber Security & Risk Assessments help organizations :
Validate Compliance and Regulatory Requirements through pro-active assessments of security posture
Enable organizations to prioritize and maximize their resources utilization on the most relevant risks
Deliver Independent, unbiased view both current and target security state
Assure operational environments security
Top-down assessment for organizational capabilities and its current posture and future target state
Ensure compliance to International and regulatory Standards (PCI-DSS, ISO27001, National Mandates)
Validate architectures at different layers including Network, Applications and Systems
Ensure Compliance with Regulators and International Standards.
Optimize Resource Utilization
Free your internal resources and gain unbiased assessment
Ensure that current-state to target state transformation initiatives are aligned to organization Risk Appetite
Speed of Execution
On-demand execution or managed assessments for compliance
Make Informed Decisions
Third-party independent assessment helps gain true insight and help organizations prioritize their spending
What are Cyber Assessments
Assessments can be divided into different domains:
Cyber Risk Assessment: Validates of the current security risk posture of an organization in relation to its industry standards and its risk appetite (Process-based assessment and Technical Assessment)
Compliance-based Assessment: Assures organizational compliance to key regulatory and international standards that are relevant to the industry
Security Architecture Assessment: Assesses the current security architecture and recommend alignment with Target state
Are these assessments mandatory?
Whilst some assessments are mandatory for compliance purposes. The benefits of such assessments are critical to organizations to understand their current posture and plan proactively and optimize their resources.
How are my resources impacted?
Different assessments typically will involve different resources depending on the exercise, yet planned assessments would involve some pre-requisites information and planned workshop sessions.