The strength of your cybersecurity strategy comes from the depth of your risk assessment
Find your system’s vulnerabilities
The best cybersecurity plans are personalized to each unique environment. The only way to know what yours needs is with an expert evaluation that figures out where your weak spots are and how you should fortify them.
What is a cyber risk assessment?
A cyber risk assessment is the umbrella term for two cybersecurity evaluations that are extremely similar and often combined: a risk audit and gap analysis.
In a risk audit, cybersecurity professionals will examine your environment and perform penetration tests to find the techniques a bad actor could use to attack your company. To do so, our team will find ways to:
- Gain access to your network
- Move around laterally
- Escalate privileges
- Access data
- Advise you on preventing an attack
A gap analysis can help your organization achieve regulatory compliance. In it, an expert Compliance Officer will be brought into the process to examine:
- Data handling standards
- In-person data privacy processes
- Online access management protocols
- How and where data is backed up
- The regulations relevant to your business
- How well policies are enforced
Always relevant, always necessary
Whether you need a gap analysis, risk audit, or both, DOT Security begins nearly every relationship with a cyber risk assessment. The comprehensive knowledge we gain from performing this evaluation allows us to recommend ideal solutions for your organization and provide ongoing consulting services to keep your cybersecurity plan up to date.
The components of a risk assessment
There are four steps in any risk assessment:
DOT Security experts meet with company stakeholders to review the scope of the risk assessment and plan the project as a whole.
The risk audit and/or gap analysis as lined out in the planning stage is performed, and DOT Security experts gather their results.
3 Analysis & reporting
Those results are analyzed to pick out the severity of the risks to your organization and documented with our recommendations for solutions to fix them.
The data points and action items are presented to company stakeholders for review and planning next steps.
If you’re ready to fortify your network’s vulnerabilities, start with a full view of its current state. Contact DOT Security today for your expert evaluation.Request an assessment
What comes next
With the results of your risk assessment in hand, your Virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) team will sit down with you to review your current vulnerabilities and present our plan and recommendations to fortify them now and make continuous improvements in the long-term.
It’s time to get your organization assessed
If you’re ready to understand your network’s strengths and vulnerabilities, there’s no better time to get a full view of its current state. Contact DOT Security today for your expert evaluation.
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