A Manager’s Approach to Security Programs

Published On: November 20, 2015Categories: Blog

Being the manager of information security for a company has never been more difficult. Cyber threats can come in so many different ways because of the advancement in technology throughout the 2000s. The increase in threats has forced information security managers to re-evaluate their approach to developing security programs across the business. As a manager, overseeing the security measures is just part of your responsibility. Being able to explain and communicate the programs to a level that your company’s executives and decision makers can understand is vitally important. The communication side of the job has been difficult for many information security managers. If you are in this same boat, teaming up with TrustMAPP, a cloud based information security platform, can be just what you need to help communicate with other leaders within your organization when it comes to security findings.

How TrustMAPP Can Help Security Managers

What good is security data if it cannot be explained? TrustMAPP provides tools that help you assess cyber risk, measure the strength of your internal security programs, and provide easy to understand visuals that can be passed to the Executives within your company anytime a decision around information security is needed. Although having various security programs in place may sound like you’re succeeding as a manager, are those programs really working to protect the firm? TrustMAPP aims to help you determine what programs are working and which ones may need more work. Let our team help you create a security roadmap that is not only easy to understand visually, but also helps you strengthen internal security programs that you manage.

Cyber Security: Stay A Step Ahead

When it comes to auditors, it is important that you are prepared as a security program manager. Using the TrustMAPP platform to elevate your information security can help make sure that you are a step ahead of any auditors that may come your way in the future. TrustMAPP can help you analyze the strength of your security programs involving awareness, policies and procedures, expertise, accountability, automation and measurability. When auditors arrive to evaluate how much control you have over your firm’s information security, utilizing TrustMAPP’s platform will allow you to easily explain and illustrate the successful programs that you have in place.

Being a manager of information security programs is no easy task. Take advantage of the useful tools and resources that TrustMAPP can provide you when it comes to communication and being able to manage security programs success. Stay a step ahead of the auditors starting today by teaming up with TrustMAPP. Give us a call at (952) 544-0234 to learn more about how we can elevate your success as a manager.