For most organizations, hiring a dedicated CISO is a huge step toward building a comprehensive Information Security Program. But, for many with lower work volumes or budgets, hiring a fulltime CISO is not a feasible option. However, they will still require strategic guidance and knowledge that an experienced CISO brings to the overall security strategy. This is where and when CISO Advisory Services comes into the picture for organizations. CISO Advisory Services involves providing organization’s access to the industry best Cybersecurity experts who take on the role of a Chief Information Security Officer for your business. It is a service designed for organizations that require a comprehensive Information Security Program but lack resources to hire a full-time, dedicated CISO. CISO advisory services can aid organizations to determine business and compliance requirements to plan appropriate goals. This will further facilitate in design, implementation, and/or management of security initiatives in alignment with the organization’s strategic business goals. It is a cost-effective approach to availing the expertise of a high-end Cybersecurity professional for meeting Compliance requirements.
We Communicate and collaborate with executive team members across business units to initiate the work process.
We develop an information security strategy with your team and align it with business objectives.
We support your team and lead your cybersecurity initiatives and also help in solving the most complex business security problems.
Our team integrates industry accepted frameworks or components of frameworks to build a flexible and cost-effective cybersecurity solution that protects your infrastructure.
We ensure information security programs and projects are successfully implemented through business alignment.
Our experts help in implementing effective controls that support your audit and compliance directives.
We provide full support in Vendor and contract management by guiding you throughout the process and assisting you with end-to-end solutions.
our team of experts will lead, coach, and direct your security team for your compliance efforts.
A true qualified and experienced CISO is not someone who will indulge in day to day InfoSec operations of your organization. He cannot be asked to implement or maintain your day to day technologies or even write policies and procedures. So, two questions need to be asked:
Our CISO will help you drive the right cyber-security strategy for your organization. We provide organizations with dedicated experienced senior consultants to review planning, provide research and independent input, build business cases, participate in advisory or oversight boards, and serve as a member of your trusted executive team. To ensure accountability, there will be adequate legal documentation in place.
Yes. You will need a CISO who will help you drive the right Cybersecurity strategy for your organization. Statutory and regulatory bodies such as the RBI even mandate it.
CISO helps to create a strategy that deals with ever-increasing regulatory complexity, creating the policies, security architecture, processes, and systems.
Yes. It can be delivered both onsite & remotely.
The function of a CISO is to provide inputs for the development of effective develop policies and procedures, support the organization in the rollout of the same and then monitor its effectiveness. As such, actually writing the policies and procedures is done by external third parties with adequate experience and not by the CISO.
Doing internal audits is a “checker” function and has to be done by a party with adequate independence. A CISO can drive an internal audit but should not be actually doing the same.
Yes, it is legal assuming that a CISO is appointed with due independence and a forum to voice concerns. In other words, it is not just a “rubber stamp” and done for the namesake.