Cyber Maturity Assessment

Benchmark your cybersecurity policies, processes, and technology against leading standards and gain actionable insights for maturing your program.
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Benchmark Your Cyber Maturity

Aging infrastructure, unsupported software, decentralized asset management, and mergers and acquisitions have created technical environments that are increasingly difficult to manage, and new privacy regulations have placed strict legal obligations on companies to secure the data in these environments. Understanding the data you have, how it is stored, and who has access to it has never been more important or more challenging. Our Cyber Maturity Assessment provides you with the insight you need to build a strong, sustainable cybersecurity program.

Our Approach

Our assessment is built on industry-recognized security frameworks, including the NIST CSF, NIST 800-53, CIS Top 20, and PCI DSS. We leverage an established capability maturity model (CMM) to objectively evaluate your program and provide realistic maturity rankings across industry standards.

Phase 1

During Phase 1, the Focal Point team collaborates with you to establish the objectives and scope for this engagement, as well as communication methods and a cadence for status reporting. Following this initial step, we coordinate document and interview requests with your team.

  • Clear engagement objectives
  • Established communication methods
  • Document and interview requests

Phase 2

Our team holds both on-site and remote discovery sessions with key stakeholders and subject matter experts within your organization. Following this step, our team builds a current state gap analysis of your policies, procedures, and technologies against industry standards.

Using our CMM model, we evaluate each domain within your security program. As a result of this analysis, we are able to identify process inefficiencies and areas for improvement.

  • Analysis of the current condition of your IT infrastructure, business processes, and utilized technologies
  • Identified process inefficiencies and areas for improvement
  • Understanding of the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of business systems

Phase 3

In the final phase of this assessment, our team communicates the findings of our analysis to your leadership team, helping you gain executive buy-in for the most immediate risks to your organization.

During this phase, we establish achievable target cyber maturity goals for your program, provide future state recommendations for improvement, and deliver a roadmap for short-term and long-term cyber maturity.

  • Alignment between cybersecurity priorities and organizational objectives and policies
  • Improved decision-making around the level of risk associated with the current IT environment
  • More efficient resource allocation
  • Increased investment in future projects

Assessment Focus Areas

Threat and Vulnerability ManagementAudit LoggingAnti-Virus and Malware Management
Secure System DevelopmentIncident Identification and ResponsePatch Management
Data Loss PreventionSecurity Awareness TrainingLogical Access and IAM
Data EncryptionData ClassificationCompliance Management
Configuration ManagementRisk Management and AssessmentThird-Party Management

Different from the Rest

At Focal Point, we take a different approach to managing cyber risk.

Actionable Deliverables

Our cyber maturity assessment doesn't just point out your weaknesses and the urgent need for change. It provides clear, practical guidance for addressing key risks and improving your overall risk posture.

Ongoing Support

After providing our clients with this assessment, we often stay onboard to help them implement our recommendations and mature their programs. We work with you to help you execute your roadmap.

End-to-End Services

Focal Point provides you with end-to-end support. We have experts in IAM system implementation, cyber workforce training, and data privacy to help you improve all security domains.