A framework of control reflects the activities you and your team perform on a day to day basis to protect your business from unwanted incidents. It also sets the thresholds for how you measure and improve performance whilst also reducing risk.
Compliance outlines how as a business you assess and measure the performance of these activities.
Establishing an effective framework of control makes clear to those in your business how you operate. The starting point for any framework is an organisations business objective and how it serves its customers. An effective framework helps to:
Industry recognised frameworks such as ISO 27001 (Information Security Management System), ISO 22301 (Business Continuity Management System), 22316 (Organisational Resilience) and the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) often provide the standards by which a company must operate. Compliance is often measured against these standards.
We typically take a four step approach to helping organisations assess and improve their control frameworks.
We seek to understand your business objectives, priorities and risks which may impact your operations.
We will conduct an exercise to evaluate the current state of your cyber security and operational resilience processes and controls.
We will help you build a prioritised improvement plan which supports your business objectives and helps to reduce risk.
Need help on delivering your improvement plan? Look no further. We have an experienced and skilled team who can help.
Whether that be against ISO 27001, NIST, PCI-DSS or other internal / external standards, we can provide an independent and objective view of your framework to help improve performance or achieve compliance.