CISO as a Service

In an environment where cyber threats continuously evolve and compliance to security standards (e.g.ISO 27001) or national regulations (e.g. EU 2016/1148 NIS Directive, GDPR) is a crucial priority, an increasing need for cybersecurity planning and operations coordination within a modern organization arises.

Spending on enterprise information security in 2019 will reach more than $214 billion, an increase of 12.4 percent since 2018.

Contrary to a traditional CISO role, CISOaaS is based on a multidisciplinary team of cybersecurity professionals with perennial experience in regulatory compliance and consulting on identity & access management, security testing, network & physical security, risk management, data protection, disaster recovery/business continuity, delivering customized services remotely and/or on-site based on your particular needs, achieving significant cost reduction.

CISOaaS is now aligned with EU 2016/1148 - NIS Directive requirements.

1. Scoping

Based on your organization's type of operations, infrastructure and risk appetite, an assessment is performed to identify the regulatory, legislative and contractual requirements that the organization must meet.

2. Gap Analysis

A gap analysis is conducted to identify what needs to be protected and at what level. The general security strategy is developed and the particular service characteristics are identified along with the service delivery time plan.

3. Initial Implementation

The initial implementation roadmap is followed, providing the deliverables of each phase and reaching the milestones set by the management board.

4. Continuous Maintenace

Continuous monitoring of the roadmap by establishing and executing day-to-day business activities on the agreed-upon time basis. Reporting to upper management levels and planning of compensating actions sets a constant force of improvement, minimizing costs, risks and administrative overhead while maximizing your organization's cybersecurity posture.

Service Provisions

 Planning & implementation of the security policy documents, procedures, documentation management and maintenance

 Self-assessment procedures and reporting to national entities

 Risk identification, assessment and treatment

 Support in new systems deployment under the aspect of cybersecurity

 Supply chain and SLA assessments

 Design and deployment of staff cybersecurity awareness training

 Incident management and response

 Support in IT security solutions procurement

 Organization's point of contact among upper management and national bodies (e.g. CSIRTs, National Cybersecurity Authorities)

Our security specialists are more than happy to discuss a solution with you!


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