Risk Management & ComplianceIdentifying potential risks to your operations
Driving value out of your security investments
GraVoc helps your organization drive value out of it’s security investments and ensure compliance with federal, state, and industry regulations. Our goal is to help you identify potential risks and mitigate breaches/losses.
Risk Management & Compliance Services Include…
Social Engineering Testing
In many instances, the most significant threat surrounding an organization’s confidential information stems from the people chosen to both use and protect it. GraVoc’s social engineering exercises are designed to simulate actual attacks by executing the same methodologies used by attackers. In effect, test participants gain exposure and a better understanding of social engineering tactics without the harmful repercussions and damaging results of real-life attacks.
Security Awareness Training & Program Development
A large challenge facing businesses of all sizes is the ability to properly protect confidential information. Particularly after the enactment of the Massachusetts Privacy Law, it is necessary for all organizations to have an information security program in place. GraVoc can assist at all levels of program development, from helping construct an information security policy, improvement of existing policies, and training employees on adherence to information security best practices. GraVoc has performed and documented training exercises for employees and board members on a variety of information security topics.
GraVoc provides a variety of risk assessments that helps assist clients in making decisions regarding their IT infrastructure, their controls over sensitive information, and risk/reward propositions regarding overall operational risk. GraVoc also assists clients in assessing risk surrounding specific processes, operational changes, or new service offerings. GraVoc’s risk assessment process identifies risk domains to quantify inherent risk, then evaluates the strength of the controls in place at the organization and the controls’ ability to mitigate risks to an acceptable level. Many of the risk assessments GraVoc assists with are used as the planning phase for a new product or service offering. Like the products and services of our clients, the scope and methodology of our risk assessments are under constant revision to keep abreast with new challenges and opportunities. We work directly with our clients to streamline the data collection and reporting process so that we can focus our attention on analysis and drive maximum value from the risk assessment process.
Digital Forensics & Incident Report
Part of an effective information security program is an organization’s ability to respond quickly and thoroughly to potential data breaches. GraVoc assists businesses in assessing whether a data breach or inappropriate use of IT resources has taken place through analyzing reports and audit trails through a series of forensic tools. GraVoc provides a report with findings, recommendations for remediation, and ways by which a similar incident can be prevented.
Disaster Recovery/ Business Continuity Planning
At GraVoc, we work with our clients at all stages of the disaster recovery and business continuity planning process. Whether they are starting from nothing or looking to revive an outdated or insufficient plan, our clients can rely on our experience and proven methodology to guide their effort. GraVoc representatives work directly with management, department heads, process owners, and other key stake holders to build a comprehensive disaster recovery and business continuity plan. Once complete, GraVoc will assist in conducting enterprise-wide training and testing of the DR/BCP strategy, providing all the necessary documentation for auditors and examiners at the conclusion of each session. In effect, our clients can be certain that operational, regulatory, reputational, and other risks stemming from this area have been properly addressed. GraVoc’s IT services practice also provides clients with consulting for establishing and designing an effective and efficient data backup strategy that will protect information during a disaster and limit service delays.
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GraVoc is a technology-consulting firm located in Peabody, Massachusetts just north of Boston. GraVoc is committed to solving business problems for customers through the development, implementation, and support of technology-based solutions.
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