Define and apply efficiently your security policy with Brainwave GRC
The “security” topic within a business is often taken in charge by the CISO and CSO’s collaboration, when both actors are present. Yhe definition of the security policy and the risk mapping, conducted by the CISO, define the path to follow fot the policy’s implementation, this being the CSO’s responsability.
The choice of tools, as well as the organization of controls used for security, are also provided by the latter. Operational efficiency must be consistent with the strategy, defined upstream. When the collaboration between these two security entities is not streamlined, many additional challenges and security risks can arise.
Ensure operational efficiency within a secured environment
Lack of global visibility
The increase in the amount of data, infrastructure, and applications within organizations has made it more difficult to provide a comprehensive overview for those in charge of security. Today, their fragmented view over risks is a real, daily obstacle in the operational application of the security policy and related controls’ application.
Benefit from a 360° view
Every CISO can have access to an accurate and continuously updated overview, thanks to Brainwave Identity GRC. The platform, whose format is suitable for your specific business profile, provides broad access to all the information delivered, using the data collected from all sources, particularly HR data, which are reconciled to provide a contextualized view.
Lack of visibility over risks
The security officers’ lack of a comprehensive overview of the information systems inevitably leads to a lack of visibility of the risks identified for the organization, and therefore less security within the organization. It is a daily operational obstacle security policy and controls’ application for which the CISO is responsible, and a risk in itself.
Get a precise view over your risks
Benefiting from this overview with Brainwave, you have a clear, constant visibility over identified risks and their intensity in relation to the implementation of a security policy.
Dependance over IT
Like many of the internal actors, people in charge of the computer systems’ security depend almost exclusively on the IT team to access to the necessary data available to perform their controls, among other operational tasks.
This dependency on a single channel consumes extra time and resources every day.
Access data freely
With the automation of data collection and processing, Brainwave Identity GRC can eliminate your dependence on IT to provide data and information, especially related to the risks defined for the organization.
Without a powerful tool for publishing actionable and reusable reports, CISOs in many organizations must edit them “by hand”. The loss of time and resources can be substantial.
Edit efficient reports
With the Brainwave solution, any CISO can edit customized, automatically updated reports as needed to match the proper application of the security policy and the controls that have been performed. The automation and customization of reports implies saving time and significant resources.s.
Difficult access to data
In most organizations, actors in charge of digital security depend on the IT department to access the data necessary for the security policy’s development for which they are responsible. This dependency on a single channel consumes extra time and resources every day.
Become more independent from IT
With data collection and processing automation, the Brainwave solution empowers the IT team to easily access data and information regarding security and risks for the organization.
Lack of visibility over risks
The lack of a comprehensive overview of the information systems for ISOs logically results in a lack of visibility over identified risks for the organization and integrated into the security policy. This fragmented view is a risk in itself because it hinders the inclusion of all risks in security policy, and therefore reduces its relevance and effectiveness in many organizations.
Assess risks any time
Brainwave Identity GRC provides access to a navigation platform and automates processes in order to make identified risks and the organization’s level of security more transparent.
Reviews control and orchestration
For lack of sufficiently powerful means, many of the personnel in charge of digital security must perform controls “by hand” orchestrating each security-related review. Consequently, more effort and time are spent on operational tasks that require optimization.
Automate reviews and controls
Brainwave Identity GRC, in addition to offering a unified, updated overview at all times, also helps to automate control and security review processes in order to save time and resources.
Difficulty to answer auditors’ requests
It may be difficult to meet auditors’ requests when you are providing an incomplete and fragmented view of the security within your organization, or of performed controls and reviews’ quality or completeness. Again, because of a lack of resources and time, providing a satisfactory response to audit requests can often add additional pressure.
Answer auditors easily
Controls and reviews’ automation, as well as the easy publishing of customized compliance and audit reports, allow you to respond to audit requests more quickly and easily, and at any time.
Take a look at your needs by Industry
DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION - REGULATORY COMPLIANCE - FIGHT AGAINST FRAUD
The Insurance sector is chaging very fast. With an increasing regulatory pressure, insurers need to face multiple challenges such as conducting properly their digital transformation without security imperatives impending operational efficiency, the management of sensitive business processes and fighting against cyber attacks.
REGULATORY COMPLIANCE - SENSITIVE DATA - DIGITALIZATION
The banking sector faces multiple challenges today: intensification of compliance requirements, wide spread digitalization, imperative of protecting sensitive assets, preventing data breaches, etc.
FIGHTING AGAINST CYBER ATTACKS – CYBER SECURITY
The energy industry has quickly become a privileged target for hackers, especially petroleum and gas industries. These external attacks are becoming more common, and they can quickly impact all or part of an entire country by shutting down the electrical grid, like the hackings in Ukraine and Israel, for example.
OPENING IT SYSTEM - SECURING LOGISTICS CHAINS - DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
The manufacturing industry, now rapidly changing, is faced with many strategic issues, both circumstantial and structural. The proliferation of unstructured data, logistics chains’ sensitivity (particularly to fraud risk), the size of the organizations, and the importance of protection for information systems are all major current challenges for the industry players.
CYBER ATTACKS – LEGISLATION ISSUES – DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
The increasing number of cyber attacks on hospitals and health facilities in general, as in the hacking of the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, implies higher risks of fraud, data breach, and external attacks for the entire sector, without any recourse for stakeholders to better protect themselves.
CYBER ATTACKS – SENSITIVE DATA AND PROCESSES - REPUTATION
Currently, trading activity is faced with more and more cyber security risks, at the height of the financial and economic issues connected to it. The financial consequences and impact of a cyber attack on the reputation of the companies involved represent increasingly significant risks. The industry players are starting to take action against these risks.
Take a look at your needs by job title
- CISO and CSO
- INFRASTRUCTURE AND APPLICATION MANAGER
- INTERNAL CONTROL
- CFO and CRO
- GENERAL MANAGEMENT
SECURITY POLICY - RISK MAPPING - OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY
The "security" topic within a business is often taken in charge by the CISO and CSO's collaboration, when both actors are present. Yhe definition of the security policy and the risk mapping, conducted by the CISO, define the path to follow fot the policy's implementation, this being the CSO's responsability.
OPERATIONAL EFFICENCY - PERFORMANCE – GOALS
The operational plan's efficency and the IT function's performance are the CIO's first priorities. In this context, IT security is often perceived as a constraint. Nevertheless, not considering enough IT security issues can rapidly impact IT teams' operational efficiency.
ENSURE OPERATIONAL FUNCTIONING AND SECURING WITHIN THE SCOPE OF YOUR BUSINESS.
Each application and infrastructure manager within the organization must ensure operational maintenance within their scope. They must also operate level 1 controls to implement internal control plans and respond to any auditor request.
COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS, ANALYSIS, RISK GOVERNANCE
The current challenges present in IT auditing are manifold: verification of the integrity of data and systems, verification of compliance with internal policies and regulations, detection of drifts, etc. In addition to monitoring regulatory compliance, audit is taking on a role that is increasingly complementary to data security: are the organization’s resources and data being used appropriately and by legitimate users?
COMPLIANCE – RISK MANAGEMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF ACTIVITIES – RESOURCES – PROCESSES
Internal control has now a vast scope of responsibilities: compliance checks, the definition and proper application of segregation of duties (SoD) matrices, control plans’ implementation and the resulting KPIs, remediation processes’ implementation, etc.
PERFORMANCE – OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY – SECURITY OF THE DEPARTMENT
Any supervisor of a department or business unit is primarily responsible for organizational efficiency and ensuring that objectives are achieved. The challenges that you face today include access rights review of your teams, fulfilling regulatory compliance requirements, and being aware of security risks such as internal fraud.
FIGHT AGAINST FRAUD - ENSURE OPERATIONAL AND FINANCIAL EFFICIENCY
"Fake president" scams, information theft, internal fraud... Never have finance departments had so much to worry about in terms of IT resources misappropriation. These forms of embezzlement present known risks to organizations’ image and profitability. Statutory Auditors are increasingly demanding in their audits, and they point out systematically failures regarding control monitoring, which are becoming increasingly difficult to ignore.
GROWTH - RISKS - DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
Information thefts, confidential data breaches, internal fraud... Never have financial departments have had to worry as mcuh regarding proven and potential risks threatening their organization's profitability and reputation. External auditors are more and more demanding in verifications and highlight more and more failures to comply to control obligations, becoming impossible to ignore any longer.