Advisory CISO Services
Our advisory CISO services provide an alternative approach to traditional CISO and fill the gap by delivering strategic security components that a CISO would normally deliver. This allows clients to consume CISO consulting services on as-needed-basis.
We utilize a collective knowledge and latest security trends tailored to client’s specific business needs to help them understand their current security posture and set strategy aligned with your business to help them make decisions and improve resilience.
This service is focused on allowing organizations to assess current state of cybersecurity maturity using a customized methodology and supporting security leaders to develop cybersecurity program according to their specific environment.
Innovative solutions utilizes this service to assist clients in defining security capability maturity target, developing a measurable implementation roadmap against the target and optimizing for the future. Clients will benefit the most from this service in their cybersecurity strategy development journey.
At Innovative Solutions, our risk management capabilities enable organizations to gain a clear insight into the risks they face and make risk-aware decisions more effectively.
Our dedicated team of highly skilled professionals have a full view of the security space in the latest threats and bring their comprehensive expertise to assist clients in optimizing risk posture, addressing increasing demands for regulatory compliance and achieving profitable growth in today’s complex market.
Risk management services enable you to:
- Develop a proactive program for protecting your environment.
- Identify, quantify and analyze potential vulnerabilities.
- Accelerate and organize risk processes to reduce costs.
- Proactively stop attacks before they stop your business.
SOC Program Review
We offer a comprehensive review of the SOC programs in place of any organization keeping in view the best practices established in the industry. The whole review exercise is done in close coordination with client which enables client and gives a firsthand experience to maturity level of their SOC.
We provide assessment of established SOC by doing the necessary gap analysis for the capabilities, functions and future roadmap. Our recommendations are based on the industry wide well accepted frameworks and in view of the business goals to achieve SOC maturity set by your management.
IR readiness assessment
Incident response is one thing on which organization’s defensive capabilities rely the most. Our assessment services evaluate the incident response methodology adopted by the organizations and its effectiveness according to NIST framework SP 800. 61R2.
Our assessment takes holistic picture of the IR readiness by taking people, process and technology in a perspective and evaluating the methodology, technical capabilities and skill matrix of the concerned IR team.
Security Awareness Strategy
Innovative Solutions assists clients in developing a security awareness strategy that aims to make users aware of the need to protect the information assets of the organization. The Security Awareness Strategy also intends to consolidate a recognition of the need for a planned and concerted effort by the various stakeholders involved so as to protect the organization and its interests.
Our security awareness consultants enable clients to determine the current security awareness maturity level and establish a strategy to achieve a target maturity level based on specific needs. Our security awareness strategy follows a continuous improvement methodology that creates a considerable cyber resilience toward security threats. Our Methodology is based on a cyclical approach that raises information security awareness and effectively change user behavior over time.
Our SOC development service offer client a complete blend of technology, people and process for rapid buildout of SOC from scratch till the ongoing operations. We deliver SOC to clients in accordance with their needs and Incident response is one thing on which organization’s defensive capabilities rely the most. Our assessment services evaluate the incident response methodology adopted by the organizations and its effectiveness according to NIST framework SP 800. 61R2.
Our assessment offers a unique proposition of the IR readiness by taking people, process and technology in a perspective and evaluating the methodology, technical capabilities and skill matrix of the concerned IR team.
Cyber Security Program
A business continuity plan is a plan to continue operations if a place of business is affected by different levels of disaster which can be localized short term disasters, to days long building wide problems, to a permanent loss of a building. Such a plan typically explains how the business would recover its operations or move operations to another location after damage by events like natural disasters, theft, or flooding. For example, if a fire destroys an office building or data center, the people and business or data center operations would relocate to a recovery site.
Innovative Solutions helps its clients in building a BCP and examine Business Impact Analysis (BIA) and Threat and Risk Analysis (TRA).
Industrial Control Systems Security/ICS
This service addresses how organizations should develop and deploy industrial control systems security program and provides clients with the proper consultation to ensure that industrial control systems security plans and programs are consistent and integrated with existing security programs and practices.
Innovative Solutions offers holistic protection for industrial control systems that gives clients visibility and control of these critical systems to help fight advanced threats and secure their organization.
Information Protection Architecture
Data Loss/Leakage Prevention (DLP)
Innovative Solutions DLP services aim to enable organizations to understand what assets should be protected the most and how to protect them from leakage. Our DLP service involves tools that monitor, detect and protect electronic data as being a state of use, motion or rest.
Our security consultants make sure that organizations implement DLP controls and achieve the following objectives:
- Effectively manage data loss risks.
- Prevent the intentional or unintentional disclosure of sensitive data.
- Maintain adequate security and usability.
- Enforce compliance.
Privilege Access Management (PAM)
Our Privileged Access Management services provide clients with visibility and control over privileged accounts by providing secured privileged access to critical assets. Our PAM capabilities help organizations simplify deployment, fine-tuning and reduce privilege risks.
Our clients can utilize this service as an information security and governance tool to help them meet compliance regulations by securing, managing and monitoring privileged accounts and access.
Managed Endpoint Protection
Most of the cyberattacks occurring today in the IT domain are because of the malicious file or software executing on the system. It is important for the organizations to create a baseline of what and what not can execute in their environment.
We offer complete end-to-end services for securing your endpoints from executing any malicious file in your environment which can create havoc. We coordinate closely with your IT team to create baseline for applications and provide 24/7 support for protecting your endpoints.
Managed Incident Response
The question in cyber world isn’t “If attack would happen”, it is “When will attack happen, if not already”. The best defense to such a stance is to be fully prepared to respond to such attacks within no time.
Our Managed IR services are specially tailored to meet such requirements. Our experts are fully equipped with necessary skills, methodologies and knowledge to assist you in case of incidents to contain and provide necessary remedy well in time. This includes all from identification of till the complete eradication of malicious actors from your environment.
Managed Web Application Security
Most of the internet world is being accessed today by World Wide Web and it has become front face for all businesses. However, to protect their interests it is important that the websites and critical infrastructure behind it safe from the attackers.
Our managed web security service offers complete assessment of the defenses in place for your web presence and penetration testing of the web application. It includes automated testing and manual verification of all vulnerabilities and loop holes present in your web application. Our detailed report provides you the recommendations with best practices to protect yourself from web attacks.
Innovative Solutions offers a comprehensive suite of compliance services to help organizations meet PCI DSS requirements. We not only provide consulting services to audit and comply with PCI, but also work with clients to streamline ongoing compliance maintenance.
We have strategic partnerships with leading Quality Security Assessors (QSA) companies to validate compliance and help align security requirements and business goals to cost-effectively minimize risk and enhance business performance.
- ISO 27001, ISO 22301, ISO 20000 etc.
Innovative Solutions provides ISO 27001 compliance services and implement the full range of controls within this international standard of best practice for information security. Our team of security experts provides a systematic approach to help organizations continuously manage information security.
Innovative Solutions has a long experience in implementing major ISO 27001 projects with many clients of all sectors. Our certified auditors can guide organizations through the certification process and enable them to meet contractual obligations with customers and business partners.
- Star Certification (Cloud)
STAR Certification aims to address some concern that organizations have about the security of their data and information and provides them with a greater understanding of their level of security controls. Clients will be offered an independent assessment of the security of cloud service provider to allow them know how mature their processes are and what areas they need to improve to reach an optimal level of maturity.
Innovative Solutions offer STAR certification to enable clients to get a strategic and accurate overview of their performance and make a set of improvement targets to move beyond compliance toward continued improvement.
We offer HIPAA compliance to ensure the protection of sensitive health information. Our security and risk consulting professionals will conduct the needed risk analysis to assist organizations in identifying and applying the required security measures and controls.
Innovative Solutions has a long experience in compliance services and our experts will help clients to assess and identify areas of improvement in their security with the proper consultation to facilitate compliance with HIPAA regulations.
We offer Service Organization Controls (SOC 2) Compliance service that is intended to meet the needs of organizations that seek assurance about the controls that affect five trust principles which are security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality and privacy.
Innovative Solutions provides SOC 2 compliance service that is unique to each client. In line with specific business practices, each client is able to design its own controls and they undergo regular audits to ensure secure management of customer data to remain SOC 2 – compliant.
- Country Specific. E.g., UAE (NESA, ISR), KSA (SAMA, NCSC,CITC).
On 25 May 2018, the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect, ushering in unprecedented levels of data protection for EU residents. Backed by fines of up to €20 million or 4% of global revenue, whichever is higher, the GDPR gives individuals new, expanded rights over their personal data and heightens the responsibilities and liabilities of controllers and processors, regardless of their geographic location.
The GDPR applies to organizations established within the EU — and to organizations outside the EU if they are processing personal data of EU residents in connection with providing goods or services to EU residents or are monitoring the behavior of individuals in the EU
Applicability: The GDPR applies to organizations established within the EU — and to organizations outside the EU if they are processing personal data of EU residents in connection with providing goods or services to EU residents or are monitoring the behavior of individuals in the EU
Fines: up to €20 million or 4% of the organization’s total global revenue, whichever is greater; also provides individuals new rights to bring class actions against data controllers or processors, if represented by not-for profit organizations, which heightens litigation risk
- Organizations have only 72 hours to report data breaches.
- Privacy-by-design principles need to be incorporated into the development of new processes and technologies.
- Explicit and affirmative consent is required before processing personal data.
- Most organizations now need to designate a Data Protection Officer.
- Organizations have to maintain records of processing activities.
- Organizations need to scale security measures based on privacy risks.
- International transfers are subject to specific requirements and mechanisms.
- Organizations now report to one supervisory authority.
- Organizations have to facilitate customers’ and employees’ right to erasure (of data), right to portability, and an increased right of access.
The GDPR prescribes certain responsibilities and liabilities to controllers and processors of personal data. It is important to understand these terms as they are defined within the GDPR.
- Controller: a body (alone or jointly with others) that determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data.
- Processor: a body that processes personal data on behalf of the controller; processing activity can include collecting, organizing, storing, disclosing, using, etc.
- Personal data: any information (single or multiple data points) relating to an identified or identifiable natural person such as name, employee identification number or location data.
- Data protection impact assessment – This assessment, required for high risk personal data processing activities, can help organizations identify risks and define mitigating actions.
- Data privacy accountabilities – The GDPR states that the controller is responsible for confirming that a firm adheres to the law’s privacy principles.
- Condition for processing – The processing of personal data must rely on a lawful basis as outlined in the GDPR..
- Data protection officer – Firms that conduct large-scale systematic monitoring of EU residents’ data or process large amounts of sensitive personal data must appoint a qualified DPO.
- Privacy by design – Organizations are required to establish privacy controls from the outset of product or process development.
- Right to erasure – An individual can request the deletion or removal of personal data when there is no lawful reason for its continued processing.
- Consent – Consent must be freely given and explicit, indicating the individual’s specific agreement to the processing of personal data.
- Data breach notification – Organizations must notify the supervisory authority of a data breach within 72 hours of becoming aware of it.
- Data portability – This allows individuals to move, copy or transfer personal data easily from one organization to another in a secure way for their own purposes.
Organizations today face a variety of demands for external audits – including new laws and regulations, competitive pressure and technological change. Innovative Solution’s specialists rely on deep technical skills and industry knowledge to develop external audit functions with quality, efficiency and effectiveness. Our services include instituting risk-based IT audit strategies; performing IT audit projects; and providing ongoing expertise through co-sourcing arrangements.
Most of the organizations are unable to detect the presence of adversaries in their environment for almost a whole year before the attacker surfaced by themselves. This is huge challenge for the organizations in current scenario where APT attacks are becoming prevalent.
With our compromise assessment services our clients are assured that there is no adversary or any other malicious actor present with in their environment. We examine your complete environment for existence of any ill-intentioned players by analyzing your network traffic, host artifacts and overall security controls in place.
Incident Response Consultancy
Incident response service is essential in today’s vulnerable environment where organizations are under constant threat of getting attacked. In this case, if organizations are not well equipped and prepared beforehand to respond effectively can land themselves in hot water.
Our incident response consultancy helps organizations to be well prepared by offering the complete development of their Incident response (IR) program and related documentation such as IR policy, processes and procedures. This also includes training and mock drills to enable client’s IR team for incident handling at their own.
With the predominance of APT attacks and advanced techniques like off-the-land and file-less attacks being used by attackers to lay low in the target organization, digital forensics is the way to go to protect your organization.
Our digital forensics services cover complete spectrum of possibilities to look for the malicious actor from memory analysis, disk analysis to network forensics. We offer extraction of necessary artifacts for further investigation, provide expert advice on what can and what cannot be retrieved and provide evidence well intact which can be used in legal proceedings if required.