Data loss, ransomware or a failure of critical operational technology – where to start?
Navigating the IT risk landscape often throws up various questions, such as:
- Which rules are we required to comply with?
- How do we implement technical and organisational measures appropriate to the risk?
- Which framework(s) should be used as a baseline?
- Which level of maturity is appropriate seen from a legal, business and consumer perspective?
- What is our current security and risk management maturity?
- Which initiatives are necessary to achieve the desired level of maturity?
- What are our risk profile and risk tolerance?
- What are the risks associated with the use of external technology suppliers, i.e. cloud solutions?
- How do we address IT and OT risks in our risk management framework?
- What are the potential consequences and benefits of cybersecurity maturity?
- How do we identify, manage and decrease risks.
IT risk management can assist in addressing these challenges and ensure that clients can rapidly get visibility of their risks and prioritise their security efforts and spending, increasing ROI on risk mitigation and ensuring compliance against requirements, such as the GDPR, NIS Directive, PCI-DSS and CMMC.
We have an established approach for assisting clients in understanding the risks they are currently facing and building risk management processes to adapt to future risks.
Our common approach is split across five distinct phases where we:
After these sorts of assessment you will have a very clear idea of your risks and, with our recommendations, can start to close your security gaps whilst improving your IT risk management procedures.
We really enjoy working with people and helping them build security and resilience in their businesses through pragmatic steps. If you would like to hear more about how to stay one step ahead of IT risks, please email one of our teams to take you through some of your options.