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In an interview with Allison Furneaux, VP Marketing at CyberSaint Inc., developers of CyberStrong Integrated Risk Management platform in June 2020, Allison indicated that its focus has been on cybersecurity from the beginning.
CyberSaint was founded in 2017 and has focused on the needs of the CISO from the beginning with a focus on summarizing risk into context. Its product CyberStrong can support forty major frameworks, including NIST’s draft IoT framework and NIST’s defense cybersecurity framework (DFARS) and industrial controls such as IEC 62443.
The company has shown strong growth over the last three years and is focused on delivering value to the busy IT leader focused on managing risk across IT.
Source: Interview with Allison Furneaux, June 2020
CyberStrong is part of the evolving landscape in the GRC space focused on providing a targeted view of cybersecurity and risk management tailored to the needs of IT leaders. Unlike some of the legacy GRC applications that focus on enterprise risk management or on financial and other regulatory risk requirements, CyberStrong delivers as an information risk management system that allows flexibility of navigation through the application suited to the busy IT risk program leader.
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