Gap assessments start with an overview of the existing security-related hardware/software, IT security policies and procedures, and employee workflows implemented by a firm. Once this security profile has been established, a consultant will provide recommendations for improving your security posture in accordance with industry-best practices or compliance requirements.
Gap & Risk assessments are ideal for a wide range of businesses with varying levels of established security programs. These assessments provide businesses with valuable expert guidance on appropriate policies, training, asset and physical security measures that they should implement. Similar to vulnerability assessments, risk assessments conducted by a third-party are often required or highly suggested by many compliance standards to ensure existing practices are in line with their security requirements. Check to see if a risk assessment may be a required or recommended component of meeting compliance