What is a Risk Assessment?
A Risk Assessment is the process of identifying, estimating, and prioritizing risks to organizational operations (including mission, functions, image, or reputation), organizational assets, individuals, and other organizations, resulting from the operation of a system.
Benefits of a Risk Assessment
Identify Business Risks
Identify the potential threats and vulnerabilities to your organization.
Meet Compliance Standards
Ensure your organization meets cybersecurity compliance requirements based on your industry and the types of data you store.
Minimize Risk Exposure
Understand your organization's ability to address a cybersecurity threat.
Risk Assessment Standards
Which Risk Assessment standard do you need?
The Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) is a United States federal law passed in 2002 that made it a requirement for federal agencies to develop, document, and implement an information security and protection program.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publications (SP) 800-53 provides a catalog of controls that support the development of secure and resilient federal information systems.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”) addresses the use and disclosure of individuals’ health information by organizations, as well as standards for individuals' privacy rights to understand and control how their health information is used.
The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is a unifying standard for the implementation of cybersecurity across the Defense Industrial Base (DIB).
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publications (SP) 800-17 details how contractors and sub-contractors of Federal agencies should manage Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI).
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is an information security standard for organizations that handle branded credit cards from the major card schemes.
The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) provides a standardized approach to security authorizations for Cloud Service Offerings.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a European Union law that requires organizations to safeguard personal data and uphold the privacy rights of anyone in EU territory.
Risk Assessment Methodology
Interviews & Document Review
Our team assesses the effectiveness of the information security controls protecting your organizations' infrastructure.
Our team will present all relevant discoveries and finding to the appropriate organization stakeholders.
Recommendations and Remediation
Our team will deliver our recommendations and a plan of action & milestones for remediation.