With an evolving threat landscape, every organization must constantly examine and analyze new risks, threats, and vulnerabilities that could harm the business

FREMONT, CA: Businesses may lack the internal skills, time, and resources necessary to prevent, identify, and respond to emerging cybersecurity threats. However, severe long-term holes can result if businesses do not have a strong "Defense-in-Depth" security plan.

Security consulting services may answer the challenge of limited resources and time, delivering the highest value and knowledge for defending against the latest cyber assaults, threats, and vulnerabilities.

Here are some reasons businesses should consider utilizing security consulting services to maximize their organization's security value.

Increase the Value of the Security Investments: Many businesses view security as a cost center rather than a revenue generator. If correctly scaled for return on investment (ROI), security can act as a business accelerator. Much of what the CEO and Board of Directors are looking for is a short return on investment to demonstrate that security investments are beneficial.

Security consulting services help enterprises develop a long-term, mature security strategy that increases their security ROI. A security consultant will accomplish this by collaborating closely with their team to understand the business's objectives, goals, and measurements.

They will then link those objectives to create a use case for next-generation anti-virus systems, endpoint protection, or managed security services (MSS) for the firm.

An Added Layer of Security to the In-House Security Team: The security staff will undoubtedly be involved in various other projects and initiatives. As a result, security consulting businesses serve as an extension of the team, providing a cost-effective way for the organization to address growing threats and risks.

A security consulting firm can provide specific experience in security architecture, attack detection and repair, and incident response for the organization.

Additionally, a security consultant will have years of expertise dealing with hundreds, if not thousands, of clients and utilizing the most cutting-edge security technologies. The right consulting firm will create a tailored security playbook for the environment and needs based on industry best practices.

Ensure Compliance and Regulatory Requirements are Met: From compliance and regulatory standpoint, security consultants should also have certified and qualified personnel to handle ISO27001, Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) audits and scanning, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), the Gramm Leach Bliley Act (GLBA), and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), among other compliance and regulatory requirements.

Security consulting services will keep the firm informed of the newest compliance and regulatory standards as they change and may affect the organization. Future audits may also affect the organization, and a security expert may assist businesses in navigating the detailed requirements associated with meeting these promises.

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