Policy Review
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Policy Review

Go Beyond Checking Boxes

Partner with ProCern for an information security policy review that goes beyond checking boxes.  At ProCern, we recognize that a one-size-fits-all approach doesn’t suit the diverse needs of organizations when it comes to information security policy reviews. We offer comprehensive, yet customizable evaluations of your organization’s information security policies, procedures, and guidelines.

We understand the complexities and challenges associated with developing and maintaining effective Information Security (InfoSec) policies. Whether you’re checking a compliance box or aiming for a heightened security posture, our team is equipped to assist. We focus on creating dynamic, actionable policies that fortify your organization against current and future cyber threats.

Review all Policies on a Regular Basis

Each new technological change has the potential to necessitate a corresponding policy change–so it is a good rule to review all organizational policies (security or otherwise) annually at a minimum.

The Solutions

Procern Customized Information Security Policy Review

Key Elements of Policy Review

Effectiveness Assessment

We analyze how well your current security policies are safeguarding your organization’s digital assets and data.

Relevance Evaluation

Our review ensures that your policies are not only up to date but also aligned with the evolving nature of cybersecurity threats.

Compliance Verification

We meticulously verify compliance with industry best practices and relevant legal and regulatory requirements.

Alignment with Security Objectives

The review checks for congruence between your security policies and the organization’s specific security objectives.

Scope Customization

Understanding that a full-scale review can be extensive, we tailor our services to focus on areas most critical to your organization. This customization can range from specific policy areas to broader organizational security practices.

Detailed Reporting

Our findings are presented in a comprehensive yet understandable manner, highlighting key areas of strength, improvement, and recommendations for alignment with best practices.

InfoSec Policy Review Services

Policy Documentation Review

Assessing the organization’s existing policy documents, covering areas like data protection, access control, incident response, and acceptable technology use.

Policy Alignment

Ensuring policies align with business goals, risk management strategies, and the overall security framework.

Compliance Verification

Checking for adherence to legal and regulatory requirements specific to your industry and operational scope.

Consistency and Clarity

Evaluating policy language for clarity and consistency, ensuring policies are comprehensible and actionable.

Relevance and Applicability

Assessing whether policies reflect the current technology and threat landscape, and operational requirements.

Ownership and Accountability

Identifying responsibility ownership within the organization for each policy area.

Incident Response Plan

Reviewing incident response policies for current relevance and effectiveness.

Training and Awareness

Evaluating provisions for employee training, awareness programs, and adherence monitoring.

Access Control Policies

Assessing policies related to access control and data protection.

Change Management

Ensuring policies encompass change management for technology and security updates.

Third-Party Risk Management

Reviewing policies related to third-party vendors and security risks associated with these relationships.

Data Protection and Privacy

Assessing compliance with data protection and privacy regulations.

Policy Enforcement & Auditing

Evaluating enforcement mechanisms and regular audit procedures for policy compliance.

Policy Update Recommendations

Suggesting updates and revisions to policies in line with the latest threat landscape and compliance requirements.

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Ensuring Dynamic Security Governance

An information security policy review is a cornerstone of robust security governance and risk management. It plays a pivotal role in ensuring that your security policies are not only current and effective but also well-aligned with both your organization’s evolving needs and the ever-changing cybersecurity landscape.

Tailored Review Services

For organizations seeking a focused, one-time review of their security policies, ProCern offers project-style engagements. This option is ideal for addressing specific concerns or changes in your operational environment or in response to an incident.

Project-Style Engagement

Project-Style Engagement

To maintain ongoing relevance and effectiveness, ProCern provides recurring services for periodic policy reviews. This approach ensures continuous adaptation and alignment of your policies with new security threats, technological advancements, and regulatory changes.

Recurring Review Services

Recurring Review Services

We assist in evolving your policies and procedures over time, ensuring they are not just theoretically sound but also practically implementable in your specific environment.

Adaptive Policy Development

Adaptive Policy Development

Beyond assessment, ProCern offers guidance on the effective implementation of revised policies and procedures, ensuring they translate into actionable practices within your organization.

Implementation Guidance

Implementation Guidance

Our reviews encompass all aspects of your information security policies, including data protection, access controls, incident response, and more, tailored to your unique security landscape.

Comprehensive Approach

Comprehensive Approach

Enhance your Security Goverance

Partner with ProCern for an information security policy review that goes beyond checking boxes. We focus on creating dynamic, actionable policies that fortify your organization against current and future cyber threats. Contact us to discuss how we can assist in enhancing your security governance and risk management practices, whether through a focused project or ongoing support.

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