Business executives and their board members face a never ending challenge of keeping up with the latest security threats. The SoS Executive consulting service provides the consulting and education needed to understand these security threats as well as the solutions need to address the threats.
Results from risk assessments, penetration tests, IT audits and other security assessment reports can often leave the executives with more questions than answers. SoS Executive is the first and only information security advisor designed specifically for board members and executives to help review and follow up on any IT security related audits and assessments. By receiving this important non-biased review, your executive team can feel confident in making decisions on how to move forward with the information they have received.
Sos Executive also keeps your board members and executive staff current with the latest security threats that impact their organization and can offer valuable insight into purchasing third party security solutions including help with price negotiation. With SoS executive, your management team will always have the information they need to make sound decisions to keep your organization secure.
Because SoS Executive is customized completely to your organization's specific needs, each new contract is different. Below is a list of some of the many services we provide but your best option is to contact us and let us discuss what would be best for you.
- Security assessments, audits and reports analysis and opinions
Often when reports are provided by third-party auditors, the information can create more questions than answers. SoS can review the results and create a simple to understand written summary including short and long term recommendations based on the information provided. In addition, SoS will point out areas that might have been missed during the audit or review by the third party provider. This service includes the review of IT Audits, Risk Assessments, Penetration tests, Security Assessments, Application tests (both mobile and web based) and Social Engineering engagements. Other reports outside of this list can be reviewed on a case by case basis. Service includes reviewing up to 5 reports each year.
- Security contract purchasing advisor
IT Audits, Risk Assessments, Intrusion Prevention Solutions and other IT Security related services can range drastically in price and offerings, it is nice to have an expert in your back pocket. SoS will review contracts before signature or provide valuable information needed during negotiations to ensure that your organization is getting everything needed at the best price.
- Monthly Threat Report
Each month SoS will provide a written threat report. This report contains an analysis of the latest threats that are impacting organizations all over the world. Using this report, your executives and board members can stay up to date with the cyber security landscape, which in turn will help in making future cybersecurity related decisions.
- Yearly security updates live or via video conference
Once a year Jim Stickley can meet with your executives and board members. During this meeting Stickley will discuss topics of interest provided by the board or can provide security training / updates regarding the latest security concerns. This meeting is based specifically on the needs of the board and can be used to discuss pending contracts, recent reports from auditors or any other cybersecurity security related matters.
- Onsite and remote executive updates and consulting
Based on your criteria, Stickley or one of our other analysts can come to your location and review your cybersecurity posture. These on-site meets are highly customizable and can include everything from education training to in depth discussions about recent reports from auditors. The goal is to provide your organization outside, non-biased expertise.
- Onsite and remote customer training
SoS will conduct onsite or remote training for your customers based on your criteria. We will speak to your customers about the latest security threats, answer audience questions and make literature available if applicable. These sessions are designed to educate both home users and small businesses about the latest security threats and what they can do to protect themselves from becoming the next victim of identity theft.