You have a legal responsibility to comply with government or contractual security and privacy requirements like HIPAA, GLB, NIST 800-171 DFARS, CCPA, GDPR, etc. You want to make sure you comply but you also want to make sure you’re doing what is commercially reasonable.
You’ve read a lot about cyber crime but don’t know if it’s something you need to be concerned about. You think you’re probably OK. But you’re not sure. You don’t know what you don’t know. And this concerns you.
You’re concerned that you may be vulnerable to a ransomware attack.
You want to make sure you’re properly protecting online banking from Business Email Compromise (BEC).
You’ve had a security incident and want to take steps to lower the probability/severity of future incidents.
One of your clients or customers is planning to audit your information security management practices. You want to comply with their requirements when you can and have someone on your side when they’re asking for what isn’t commercially reasonable.
You are in an industry with strengthening information security requirements. You want to be ready when competitors stumble and can’t keep up.
You’re considering a cyber insurance policy. You want to make sure your people have filled out the insurance form to accurately reflect your information security management practices. You’d like a reality check of the policy’s terms, conditions, definitions, and exclusions as they compare to your information security management practices. And you’d like someone on your side to argue for lower rates.
Your company is considering embarking on a major IT initiative and you need to ensure it’s done strategically, effectively, and in accordance with industry IT and information security best practices.
Your company is implementing a web site or major application. You need to know that it will be done securely.
Your IT team seems to be on their game but you’re not sure if IT is putting you at unnecessary risk and you’d like to find out.
IT doesn’t seem to be working right. Staff often can’t get to their files. Email fails. You wonder if it’s time to change things.
You’re replacing your IT vendor. You need to make sure they’re out and you can get in. And you want help finding a new vendor that can grow with you.
IT wants to move critical systems to the cloud. You need to know that it’s being done securely.
You represent a private equity firm with a number of portfolio companies. You want to ensure they meet appropriate information security and cyber risk standards. You also want to take advantage of various security management synergies of the companies.
You’re considering buying a company. You want to make sure you’re not buying a large security deficit.
You’re planning on selling your company. You want to make sure you’re prepared for the buyer’s information security due diligence.
You’re an IT vendor / MSP. You’d like a partner to help lead your clients in effective security management practices and to help ensure that you’re properly protecting them.