Risk Management Services

IT risk is the potential for negative business outcomes from the failure or misuse of information technology (IT) systems. With today's organizations depending on IT more than ever before, any risk to IT is a risk to your customers and bottom line.

To stay safe and maintain compliance in a constantly evolving threat landscape, today's businesses must take stock of their IT infrastructure and understand the risks which endanger their mission over the long and short term.

With years of experience serving Federal agencies and private industry partners, DataLock provides the comprehensive risk management expertise you need to safeguard your data and sensitive assets.

A World of Evolving Risk

Today, organizations in every industry are facing next-level cyber threats, from banking to healthcare, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and government contracting.

  • Ransomware – in 2023, global ransomware damages are expected to exceed $30 billion.

  • Data Breaches – every year, billions of sensitive records are stolen through cyberattacks, and thousands of businesses are impacted.

  • Social Engineering – cyber actors are increasingly targeting the employees in your organization through phishing, social media attacks and clandestine recruitment.

  • Software Supply Chain Attacks – compromised software services can impact thousands of private businesses and government organizations at the same time.

Risk Management Services

Our risk management services help you to identify and reduce the biggest risk to your organization's data and sensitive assets. We help you to develop a better risk management strategy, providing the tools, recommendations, and guidance you need to survive in today's risk landscape.

  1. Third-Party Vendor Risk Management – develop a comprehensive third-party risk management program; categorize and assess vendors based on risk; create procedures around due diligence, management of SLAs, risk tracking, security control review, vendor onboarding and more.

  2. Security Assessments and Audits – assess existing cybersecurity posture based on long and short-term business objectives using applicable frameworks to identify security gaps, recommending security controls and processes that will reduce risk. 

  3. Vulnerability Management – employ cutting-edge scanning and penetration testing techniques to find vulnerabilities in your IT and network infrastructure, document issues based on priority, and provide the tools and strategies you need to remediate the greatest dangers to your data and sensitive assets.

  4. Security Program Development – develop a complete security program customized for your business needs, including development of organizational and governance structures, policies and procedures, cyber training and compliance programs, security operations and more.

  5. Continuous Monitoring – develop and execute continuous monitoring strategies, including continual scanning of your network perimeter and periodic cybersecurity assessments. We also maintain up-to-date documentation of IT systems and assets in compliance with key federal regulations that require a continuous monitoring strategy.

  6. Compliance Support – guide compliance with federal cybersecurity standards, including FedRAMP and various regulations from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) including 800-171, 800-53 and the NIST Risk Management Framework (RFM). As co-authors of NIST standards, we provide unparalleled expertise and in-depth guidance that goes beyond the surface level.

Key Risk Management Benefits

  • Business Resilience – protect your revenue and bottom line over the long term by eliminating the biggest risks to your data and sensitive assets; continual monitoring and compliance will not only prepare you for the cyber threats of today, but the cyber threats of tomorrow.

  • Better Compliance – our risk management services provide cybersecurity fundamentals that improve compliance with Federal cybersecurity standards and industry regulations. Gain the confidence of stakeholders by meeting proven standards for risk management and avoid expensive fines.

  • Customer Trust – show existing customers and potential clients that you take the safety of their personal information and sensitive data seriously. Differentiate yourself from competitors by making a credible commitment to cybersecurity that goes beyond checking boxes.

  • Prevent Breaches – taking stock of your IT infrastructure and continually monitoring vulnerabilities significantly reduces the chance of an expensive data breach or ransomware attack. Avoid revenue loss and protect your public reputation from embarrassing security incidents.

  • Reduced Downtime – downtime from cyber incidents can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars per hour. Reduce your cyber incident frequency and response time by preparing for risks ahead of time and hardening your infrastructure against cyberattacks.