What is a Security Posture and How Can You Evaluate It?

Table of contents

  1. Why is your security posture important?
  2. How to determine your security posture
  3. A better way to measure cyber risk
  4. Vendors, an often overlooked part of your security posture
  5. How UpGuard can help you evaluate and improve first, third and fourth-party security postures

1. Why is your security posture important?

2. How to determine your security posture

  • What data do we collect?
  • How and where are we storing this data?
  • How do we protect and document the data?
  • How long do we keep data?
  • Who has access internally and externally to the data?
  • Is the place we are storing the data properly secured?
  • What is the purpose of the assessment?
  • What is the scope of the assessment?
  • Are there any priorities or constraints I should be aware of that could affect the assessment?
  • Who do I need access to get the information I need?
  • What risk methodology is used for risk analysis?

3. A better way to measure cyber risk

4. Vendors, an often overlooked part of your security posture

5. How UpGuard can help you evaluate and improve first, third and fourth-party security postures

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