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Information Security

Ensuring Information Security Compliance

Ascent offers best practices and techniques for information security, digital forensics, business continuity and IT disaster recovery to improve resiliency against the ever changing threat landscape

Our services include compliance with major information security related standards and provide a foundation for information risk assessment and detailed designs for information security strategies and controls

Ascent Resilient Solutions have a wide range of security control services that will help assess the efficiency of implemented security controls

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Governance

Identifies a framework to ensure all activities within information security are coordinated and governed appropriately

  • Policy Standards & Procedure Design
    • Establish information security policies and procedures positioned towards specific information security goals that support your business objectives
    • Review and improve existing policies and information security implementation plans and procedures
  • Assessment of Security Posture
    • Security assessment (also known as security audit or security review) is to perform a thorough examination and testing on client current infrastructure and system to find out IT security issues, vulnerability and possible loopholes
  • Metrics for Security Posture of an Organization:
    • A good metrics program is all about showing the value of certain security choices to decision makers. And it’s not just about customers. Security teams also have to satisfy their “internal customers, the executives who are signing off on budgets and educating the rank-and-file to take information security to heart
  • Design Level Security Reviews:
    • Architecture Reviews provide insight into the access controls, management, redundancy, vulnerabilities, and visibility of your organization’s network, servers, and web applications.
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Risk Management

Identify risks that may cause an impact to business objectives. Carefully select and deploy mitigating controls to reduce impact of risks or close identified risk items.

Define and follow Risk Management Framework

  • We perform a systematic analysis and evaluation of the technical and business risks associated with either proposed information technology solutions or existing implementations
  • The results of a typical risk assessment include the identification of control risks (such as policies, standards, procedures, and system improvements) to eliminate or minimize the risks identified
  • Various Types of Assessments
    • Application Security
    • Network Security
    • Vulnerability Assessment & Penetration testing
    • Wireless Security
    • Source Code Scanning

“At Ascent we define and follow a risk management framework”

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Compliance

Identify all assets and their respective compliance requirements, assess and implement necessary controls to ensure adherence to compliance requirements.

  • There are many reasons that an organization may be required to comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). We offer full range of audit and remediation assistance services against the standard
  • Other specific compliance requirements stipulated by governments and Central Banks can be undertaken to produce a report on compliance with recommendations to deal with non-compliances.
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