IT Governance, Risk & Compliance

“ The elements of Business Enablement ”

The increasing reliance of Business Operations on IT complex infrastructures and critical services and the regulations on Data Privacy and Security, have exposed companies and organizations to an evolving wide array of IT risks with direct impact on operations performance and service delivery efficiency.

The great complexity and business value of IT investments mandate the planning, design and ongoing management and monitoring of Information Security, including systems, processes and organizational structures.

SYNTAX ISGRC consulting services and best-in-breed technology portfolio, cover the enterprise needs with a holistic end-to-end business service approach.

Information Security Consulting & Professional Services

In an interconnected environment Digital Technologies are reimaging the traditional business model. Growing numbers of companies are adopting Internet-of-things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies and are moving their data into cloud environments.

Information is exposed to a growing number and wider variety of risks and in an expanded attack surface. Threats such as malicious code, computer hacking, and denial-of-service attacks have become more common, ambitious and sophisticated, making implementing, maintaining and updating information security in an organisation more of a challenge. Ensuring that critical business functions will remain operational after a security incident, minimizing operational disruption is critical to business continuity.

Governance Risk & Compliance services (GRC) deal with the respective aspects of the organization. It focuses on the assessment and streamlining of the Enterprise Governance maturity level, the degree of Enterprise & IT Governance alignment, the maturity of Risk Management frameworks and the degree of compliance with regulatory frameworks.

Advisory services focus on consulting / advising organizations on the design, establishment and implementation, maintenance, monitoring and improvement of different aspects of Information Security and Business Continuity. These services include the Alignment of Information Security Strategy with organization’s business strategy, the Design and implementation of Information Security Programs and Roadmaps to Information Security Architecture Blueprints and the Design, Development and Assessing Security and Business Continuity Management Systems.

Data Privacy Protection standards challenges organizations to meet different but very critical and complimentary issues. Data Privacy Protection governs access to data throughout its lifecycle, while defines that access is based on privacy policies and complies with the respective strict laws and regulatory frameworks. For instance, who views confidential, personal, financial, health or other sensitive information, whether he is entitled to do so, and what he is doing with that data. Also, DPP Services enable the organization to define and classify data according to business value and sensitivity, as well as, discover and control data through their lifecycle, and provide for forensics, thus minimising risks, ensuring compliance with industry standards and local and international regulations.

Assurance services focus on the evaluation of assurance degree on the organization infrastructure and applications. More specifically, it is applied during various stages of the infrastructure/application development lifecycle, and is delivered via either Threat Modelling techniques, Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing, Web Application Assessment, and Social Engineering

Professional services are categorized as Basic or Advanced Value-Added Services, depending on the complexity degree of the implementation. They can be either Installation & Deployment, Technical Support, Maintenance and Help Desk of Information Security products, or Scope & Roadmap Implementation, Network Secure Architecture design, Information Security Process Reengineering, Solution Design & Implementation.

SYNTAX, in collaboration with world leading vendors and Managed Service Providers, offers a wide portfolio of Managed Security Services enabling enterprises to place their resource-intensive IT operations under the monitoring of experts and state-of-the-art systems. SYNTAX Managed Services provide continuous expertise and value through a combination of onsite activities, on-call assistance, and remote monitoring under strict Service-Level Agreements (SLAs). SYNTAX Managed Security Services enable for increase of operational efficiency reduction of costs.

SYNTAX contributes its vast expertise by offering services with the objective of knowledge transfer, awareness programs and specialized trainings to Information Security and GRC professionals. SYNTAX services include Interim CISO/ISO/DPO, Information Security and GRC roles allocation or recruitment, design and delivery of Information Security.

Information Security Technology Solutions

Conventional solutions such as firewalls, central virus scanners and other intrusion detection or prevention devices and systems now become ineffective.

SYNTAX Information Security Technology solutions can support an organization to achieve protection against even the most sophisticated attacks that evade traditional security measures and ensure the confidentiality of critical or sensitive information. SYNTAX provides the means for a harmonized effective management and control of risks, while facilitating the automation of the complex security processes needed to maintain security controls and eliminate attack vectors.

SYNTAX solutions enable the deployment of solid and profound security layers that protect the diverse infrastructure environments of an organization in an efficient, risk-free and cost-effective approach, covering areas such as:

  1. Advanced Threat Protection & End-Point Protection
  2. Content & Database Security
  3. Security Intelligence and Log Analytics
  4. Identity Security
    • Identity & Access Management (IDM)
    • Privileged Access Management (PAM)
  5. Data Leakage Protection (DLP)
  6. Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM)
  7. Backup, Archiving & Data Security
  8. Penetration Testing & Vulnerability Management
  9. Data Classification
  10. Data Encryption
  11. Cloud Security
  12. Patch & Compliance for Servers & End User Devices
  13. Fraud Prevention
  14. Industrial Systems Protection

SYNTAX expertise in implementing the above technology solutions assures the protection of corporate data assets and allows the organization to share valuable business information securely within today’s complex cross-organizational and external business universe.

“Peace of mind is a matter of choice”


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