A risk assessment identifies an organisation’s security issues and allows them to be prioritised, ensuring efforts are focused on the areas that will deliver the most gains. A detailed analysis can also be used to justify expenditure, showing that business gains are greater than the resources spent.
Organisations that do not need to be compliant to a specific standard can often find the first steps to improving information security to be daunting. Security Centric staff have experience in a wide range of industries and can create a tailored approach to apply industry best practices to any situation.
The use of cloud services, including IaaS, PaaS and SaaS products, offers many benefits to an organisation however it also presents unique security issues. A security review of the cloud architecture ensures that an organisation is protecting its information at the level required.
IT services, from data centre hosting to printer maintenance, can be outsourced however responsibility for information security will always be with the organisation owning the data. An assessment of service provider use will identify security risks and recommend controls to ensure information is properly protected at all times.
ASIC's report 429 outlines 26 health check prompts and 14 action points that can be used to assess an organisation's cyber resilience. Determining cyber resilience will provide a high level overview of an organisation's ability to 'prepare for, respond to and recover from a cyber attack.'Read More