Security consulting and strategic advisement in topics related to information security and cyber governance in a broader picture. 1-to-1 discussions on security topics, management support or supporting investors, investment bankers and stockbrokers on information security topics.
Having an experienced CISO serving on the Board of Directors (BoD) can help support businesses reliant on good cyber security in order to achieve its strategic goals.
According to Gartner, by 2025, 40% of boards of directors will have a dedicated cybersecurity committee overseen by a qualified board member. And by 2025, 60% of organizations will use cybersecurity risk as a primary determinant in conducting third-party transactions and business engagements. Investors, especially venture capitalists, are using cybersecurity risk as a key factor in assessing opportunities.
Consulting services but specifically aimed at supporting Due Diligence (DD) processes and strategic decision making when information security, cyber security or the threat landscape is a factor. Typically delivered as a 1-to-1 service and focuses on serving as a sparring partner to the board or government entities.
In todays market information security and privacy plays an important factor for all your investments. A hacker attack might be able to shut down a business causing lost revenue, data might be stolen and cause the competitive advantage to narrow, regulatory challenges might require tight follow-up on security topics to get a “license to operate” and the quality of the product might need improvements in order to be “secure enough”.
The challenge facing investors, investment bankers and stockbrokers is how to accurately determine the exact impact on your investment when a cyber security incident occurs. Or how to evaluate the risk and impact of information security and cyber security challenges your investments.
Our philosophy is to give objective advice with pros and cons for the available options, but also actionable and recommend the best options based on our experience.
Our goal is to be a sparring partner for the board, upper management, government, and investors.
How? We get to know your business, your organization and your long-term strategic goals that might be impacted by cyber security. In addition, we need to get to know your portfolio and market.
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