This paper describes the role of cybersecurity standards in the larger IT context, and offers best practices for establishing a cybersecurity standards framework and managing compliance.

Enterprises need a dynamic defense that can adjust rapidly to emerging threats against their networks, data and critical infrastructure. CGI helps clients implement balanced controls that protect valuable assets.

Our systematic approach to establishing an overall risk management framework takes into account an organization’s unique risk profile and regulatory and privacy requirements. We help clients articulate governance and policies to:

  • Make smarter investments

  • Identify the costs, benefits, risks and opportunities of deploying new strategies

  • Incorporate tactics that leverage existing security investments.

Our consulting services encompass the governance, strategies, frameworks, plans and assessments necessary to create and manage an effective enterprise-wide security program. Key services include:

  • Threat, vulnerability, risk and maturity assessments

  • Governance, risk and compliance

  • Security strategies and policies

  • Compliancy frameworks

  • Awareness, education and change management

  • Security improvement programs