Security Effectiveness Reports

Improve security effectiveness by harnessing the wisdom of your team.

No one knows your organization’s security processes and technologies better than your IT team. Info-Tech’s Security Effectiveness reports let you leverage the collective knowledge of your staff to enhance security effectiveness in the area (or areas) you’d like to focus on. Use these reports to optimize policies and processes, drive improvement in technology usage and decisions, and facilitate alignment, consistency, and knowledge transfer among your team.

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Report Areas

Report Areas

Info-Tech’s Security Framework Model is derived from COBIT and TOGAF, two globally accepted frameworks used by businesses to optimize the value of IT. Security Effectiveness reports are available in the following security areas:

  • Governance and Management
  • Network
  • Servers
  • End User Devices
  • Data
  • Applications
  • IAM
  • Physical
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Report Components and Benefits

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Policy and Process Effectiveness Report

  • Visualizes your team’s perspectives on security policies and processes, and uses this data to make specific recommendations for your situation.
  • Measures your team’s confidence that key policies and processes are identifying and preventing threats, and plots this data against potential adverse impact on user experience.
  • Measures your team’s perception of process formality and execution consistency, which lets your identify gaps and get everyone on the same page.

Technology Effectiveness Report

  • Visualizes your team’s perspectives on security technologies, and uses this data to make specific recommendations regarding technology effectiveness and team alignment.
  • Measures your team’s opinions and usage of each installed technology based on the following evaluation criteria:
    • Confidence that the technology is identifying and preventing threats
    • Ease of use
    • Effort to maintain
    • Feature comprehensiveness
    • Degree to which the technology’s capabilities are being utilized
    • Satisfaction with vendor support
  • Informs purchasing decisions by measuring your team’s opinions on technologies not currently installed.
Technology Effectiveness Report Example

Team Alignment Worksheet Example

Team Alignment Worksheets (one for each installed technology)

Contains all the information you need to standardize your approach and ensure optimal value from each of your technologies: specific items for attention or discussion, areas to potentially reconsider, opportunities for knowledge transfer, and comments to consider from your team.

Downloads & Supplementary Material

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Sample Report

Info-Tech’s Security Effectiveness Reports are designed to apply to all organizations, regardless of size or industry. Download a preview of these reports to see the value they can bring to your organization.

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Sample Survey

Preview a sample of Info-Tech’s Security Effectiveness survey.

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Guided Implementation

Info-Tech’s dedicated team of Program Managers will facilitate this Diagnostic program remotely, providing you with a convenient, low effort, high impact experience.

We will guide you through the process with your goals in mind to deliver deep insight into your successes and areas to improve.

What You Get

Let us do the heavy lifting remotely:

  1. Collect necessary inputs and generate your custom survey
  2. Launch, maintain and support the survey in the field
  3. Provide you with response rates throughout the process
  4. Remotely send out reminders to complete the survey
  5. Close the survey when you’re ready
  6. Generate your custom report and provide you with the results fast
  7. Suggest next steps to gathering more information about specific Security areas

Then, let’s explore your results with a 1 hour call with an Executive Advisor to:

  1. Understand your results and draw insights from the data
  2. Start your action plan to address key areas

Included In Your Membership*

* Please contact your Account Manager to determine eligibility.

Onsite 5 Day Diagnostic Workshop

Info-Tech Research Group’s expert analysts will come onsite to help you facilitate this Diagnostic program, interpret the results, and help you start to implement change.

We take you through the phases of this process and ensure that you have a road map in place to improve the areas highlighted in your custom report.

What You Get

Engage your IT team onsite at your location in an innovative 5 day Diagnostic Workshop:

  1. Launch and complete the IT Security Diagnostic Program*
  2. Interpret the results of your custom reports
  3. Identify key insights about specific areas, policies or processes
  4. Build an improvement road map
  5. Build alignment and set priorities and accountabilities with your team
  6. Begin executing on the improvement road map:
    • Action items to improve areas of weakness
    • Create and implement policies or processes
    • Begin measuring trends in security incidents
    • Drive improvement in specific security areas
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* Due to the nature of this Diagnostic we may recommend that portions of it be initiated prior to the onsite engagement to allow time to complete it.

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