System Assessments and Testing
Kroll’s field-proven cyber security assessment and testing solutions help identify, evaluate and prioritize risks to people, data, operations and technologies worldwide.Contact us
Our experts offer an insider’s view of today’s greatest cyber risks to help companies proactively assess the security of their data and processes. Kroll cyber specialists have worked in a wide variety of enterprises and law enforcement agencies all over the world on threat intelligence. They have led global teams through cyberattacks, data breaches and investigations. We take what we’ve learned from responding to over 3,200 cyber incidents a year to present a nuanced view of any potential gaps in security and offer recommendations on how to prioritize improvements.
Every company’s data lives in a dynamic ecosystem of hardware, software, business processes and human interaction. With all four elements constantly in flux, it’s difficult to keep up emerging security threats. By teaming up with Kroll to review their systems on a regular basis clients get our 360-degree view of cyber risk.
Kroll assessments are conducted by consultants with exceptional business acumen, human insight and technical expertise. Our team collectively holds more than 100 globally recognized industry certifications, including CISA, CRISC, CISSP, PFI, QSA, GPEN, CREST and more.
We customize our assessments for the complexity of a company’s operations, including any applicable regulatory or industry-specific standards or regional privacy laws, including the DPA 2018, UK GDPR and the FCA rules, as well as global frameworks like NIST, MITRE, HIPAA, NY-DFS, PCI, EU GDPR, among others. Kroll is also technology agnostic, reflecting our longstanding reputation as a trusted impartial advisor, investigator and factfinder.
Kroll’s system assessments provide pragmatic insights to help clients develop and implement proactive or remedial strategies, including any regular components in a defensive cyber security program, acquisition due diligence, or responses to cyber incidents when the need to shore up security is greater than ever.
Kroll system and risk preparedness assessments and testing services are also included as part of an array of proactive services available through our client-friendly cyber risk retainers for maximum tangible value.
Robust Cyber Risk Preparedness Assessments and Testing
We have the business acumen, human insight and technical expertise and resources to evaluate every aspect of a company’s information security program and offer advice on policies and procedures to human factor influences and technical controls for every data touchpoint in your organization. Below are a few of our cyber security assessment and testing solutions:
- Email and Cloud Security Assessments
Cloud migration and implementation have proved to be an Achilles’ heel for many cyber security programs. Kroll’s cloud security assessments include reviews of existing technical security controls, such as firewalls, intrusion detection solutions, antivirus software and log management. We also examine and recommend improvements for security management processes such as policy development and adherence, analytics on collected security data and data classification programs.
- Ransomware Preparedness
Drawing on vast experience with ransomware investigations, Kroll has identified 14 crucial security areas and ransomware attack vectors that organizations should examine to identify their systems’ strengths and vulnerabilities.
- Regulatory and Standards-Based Assessments
Utilizing both legal and technical expertise, Kroll evaluates and maps existing controls to ensure compliance with a wide range of international regulatory frameworks, such as HIPAA, GDPR, CCPA, PIPEDA, NY DFS, CMMC , NY SHIELD and industry standards such as ISO 27001, NIST 800-53 and CIS Top 20.
- Web Application Security Assessments
In addition to examining web applications for underlying security flaws and vulnerabilities, Kroll will also determine whether any internal or third-party developers, have inadvertently left critical code exposed on cloud-based repositories like GitHub, Bitbucket and Gitlab.
- Data Mapping and Inventory
n addition to offering a detailed assessment of the state of a company’s systems, Kroll’s privacy data mapping and inventory can identify and locate any sensitive and regulated data that may arise out of sight and out of your control.
- Penetration Testing
Kroll’s CREST-certified experts simulate attacks on data ecosystems to further identify and remedy any vulnerabilities. Using the same techniques real-world hackers deploy to gain access to digital assets, our simulations will evaluate the security of common targets, including the internet perimeter, internal and external network infrastructure, websites, databases, applications and even employees.
- Incident Response Plans and Tabletop Exercises
Field-proven incident response tabletop exercise scenarios are customized to test all aspects of your response plan and mature your program.