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Simplifying governance, risk and compliance for cybersecurity 

Faced with increasingly sophisticated cybersecurity threats, more organizations today are turning to governance, risk and compliance (GRC) efforts to mitigate cyber risk while ensuring compliance with regulatory frameworks governing data protection, security controls and the use of threat intelligence.

Governance, risk and compliance is a strategy for integrating efforts in corporate governance, risk management and regulatory compliance, improving outcomes in each area while reducing costs, increasing productivity and mitigating threats more effectively. For security and risk management teams, ensuring compliance with cybersecurity regulations can be the key to successful GRC outcomes. Complying with regulations concerning security and data privacy not only avoids the adverse consequences of noncompliance, but it also establishes the security controls and programs that can most effectively protect the organization and mitigate risk.

As regulations are constantly evolving, managing cybersecurity compliance can be a challenge for governance, risk and compliance teams. The Cybersixgill threat intelligence platform offers a suite of Security Compliance and Risk solutions that can help to automate tasks and streamline processes to simplify GRC efforts and reporting. 

The three pillars of cybersecurity compliance 

To achieve legal compliance in cybersecurity, governance, risk and compliance teams must address the three pillars of compliance. 

  • Deploying threat intelligence. Cybersecurity frameworks and standards such as NIST, CCSC and Cyber Essentials require organizations to deploy threat intelligence solutions that help identify risk and close security gaps.

  • Ensuring data privacy. Global data privacy policy laws and mandates – including GDPR and regulations for California, New York and other states – require that organizations have the technologies and processes in place to secure sensitive data and enforce data privacy policy.

  • Proving security control enforcement. Cyber-compliance regulatory requirements like PCI DSS, HIPAA and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) require organizations to provide and support security control efficacy.

To meet the demands of these mandates and regulations, GRC teams and CISOs need solutions that can deliver several critical capabilities such as:

  • Identifying and addressing data risk and system vulnerabilities.

  • Providing visibility, enforcement and efficacy of security controls.

  • Enabling governance, risk and compliance teams to take a prioritized risk-based approach to compliance.

  • Support governance, risk and compliance efforts in an automated and streamlined way.

Enhancing governance, risk and compliance with Cybersixgill 

Cybersixgill empowers security teams with agile, automated and contextual cyber threat intelligence solutions that stop attacks before they have time to materialize. The solutions on our platform are informed by the broadest threat collection capabilities in the industry. Using advanced AI and machine learning algorithms, we capture, process and alert teams to emerging threats as well as tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) and indicators of compromise (IOCs) as they surface on the clear, deep and dark web.

Cybersixgill has launched the cyber threat intelligence industry’s first Security Compliance and Risk program to help customers better align their security concerns with regulatory responsibilities and mandates. With this launch, Cybersixgill became the first CTI vendor to have active status with the PCI SSC as a contributory participating organization.

While Cybersixgill can help companies in all sectors with governance, risk and compliance, our technologies are most valuable within the regulatory-heavy retail, finance and healthcare verticals. In addition to threat intelligence technologies designed to support compliance efforts, we offer access to a team of certified, seasoned security assessors and auditors who have consulted on compliance mandates for some of the largest global organizations.

Cybersixgill solutions for security compliance and risk

Our Security Compliance and Risk programs include several solutions designed to help organizations achieve continuous compliance for mandatory industry regulations and frameworks. These solutions rely on automation and reporting targeted specifically for governance, risk and compliance concerns.

  • Vulnerability Analysis and Prioritization Sanity Baseline Check provides native support for compliance gap and vulnerability analysis to quickly prioritize and identify gaps and risks in security posture.

  • Digital Foot-printing Analysis and Discovery helps security teams uncover an organization’s exposure across the clear, deep and dark web, revealing data that may be exposed, stolen or for sale on the dark web.

  • Cybersecurity Risk Assessment Posture Analysis automatically targets intelligence that’s relevant to risk assessment procedures, helping to uncover and prioritize threats, vulnerabilities and gaps contained within in-scope audited systems.

  • Due Diligence Audit Reporting for Compliance provides context for threat intelligence as it is collected, enriching security risk assessments and adding credibility and efficacy to audit findings. This solution helps to prioritize vulnerabilities, risks and threats to audited systems in a more comprehensive way than standard inspections.

Why Cybersixgill? 

Cybersixgill provides fully automated threat intelligence solutions that help organizations to fight cybercrime, stop data leaks, prevent phishing exploits, detect fraud and prioritize vulnerability remediation while amplifying incident response in real time.

Our compliance solutions deliver high-level business outcomes in compliance, security and operations. With Cybersixgill, security and risk teams can:

  • Ensure that compliance, regulatory and legal obligations are met.

  • Improve compliance and risk model adoption.

  • Gather intelligence to inform a risk management strategy.

  • Uncover supply chain risk through third-party monitoring.

  • Reduce the cost of cyclical security and IT audits and assessments.

  • Minimize the burden of risk assessment on security and risk teams.

  • Maintain security policies despite budget constraints.

  • Accelerate threat response mitigation and remediation.

  • Eliminate silos and consolidate threat intelligence data.


What is governance, risk and compliance?

Governance, risk and compliance (GRC) is a strategy for aligning and integrating corporate governance policies with enterprise risk management programs and regulatory compliance requirements. The purpose of governance, risk and compliance efforts is to adopt business practices throughout the organization, to share data between teams more effectively and to enable a comprehensive view of the risk landscape.

What is governance, risk and compliance for cybersecurity?

As organizations confront increasingly sophisticated cyber threats, GRC programs can help align IT goals with business objectives to manage cyber risk more effectively while achieving regulatory compliance.