elfSURVEY – Cyber security survey and development plan

It is no longer enough for a modern company to lock its office doors. Business is more and more based on information technology and information networks, therefore modern corporate espionage or data theft happens globally and invisibly through information networks. elfSURVEY is a critical first step to ensure up-to-date security.
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Cyber security survey for companies of all sizes

elfSURVEY is suitable for every size of company who want to assess their organization’s cyber security status and start systematic development towards cyber security, possibly become a security-certified organization.

Overview of the company’s business IT requirements and a development plan for managing cyber security

elfSURVEY gives a general overview of the business IT requirements of the company and the tools to manage an organization’s cyber security. As a result of the survey, the customer will be delivered a final report, a general description of business IT requirements, the cyber security risk mapping and prioritization, the definition of the target level of the cyber security, the top level documentation for the IT infrastructure, and a preliminary version of the cyber security development strategy.

A good understanding of the IT environment and its operation often leads to the identification of duplication and enhancement possibilities, which allows for simplification and cost reduction. At the same time, the whole will become more manageable and security will improve.

In-depth survey – customer-specific protective measures

In an elfSURVEY, the cyber security specialist goes through the company’s business, risks and the IT environment with the customer. The survey covers locations, information systems and networks, interfaces, data streams, processing of workstation environments and information security management models. The process identifies both industry- and company-specific cyber security risks. The target level of cyber security and key protection mechanisms are defined on a company-specific basis to ensure the correct dimensioning of the protections.

The data acquisition phase of the survey is carried out on an average of two survey meetings with the client and can be implemented either as a visit to a client, an online meeting, or a combination of these. Implementation includes interviews, business and IT environments surveys, and systematic examination of the information systems such as server environments, network interfaces, and cloud computing. The operating environment of the IT environment and the existing security mechanisms are mapped and documented.

Clear documentation and also practical and concrete instructions

After elfSURVEY data collection, elfGROUP cyber security experts analyze the collected data and assess the current situation of the company’s cyber security status, target level, and define a preliminary cyber security development plan. Based on the collected data and understanding, a technical documentation of the company’s IT environment is included in the survey report.

The strengths of elfGROUP’s cyber security survey is its customer-oriented and pragmatic operational guidelines that will lead the organization to concretely develop its cyber security.

elfGROUP as your business development partner

elfGROUP’s cyber security specialists have extensive expertise in the development of information systems, integration and the security of corporate IT environments. Also, they have a solid experience in leading surveys, risk assessment and security design adaptation to meet the needs of different sized companies. In addition to the solution-oriented service attitude, our experts have decades of practical experience in different industries and technology environments.

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Interested to learn more?

In our blog series, we write about cybersecurity domain in general, our service and product offerings as well as show case some of our customer cases. The blog posts are categorized by service types.

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