Cybersecurity Resources

Tools to help boost your security

Keeping your organization safe from cyber threats requires constant vigilance. At GRF, we’re here to help. Here are some curated resources created by our advisory team. You can also contact us if you need more hands-on support.

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Live Webinars

Live Webinars Join us for free upcoming webinars, designed to help you learn the critical elements of a cybersecurity program. Our experts will explain things in plain English and answer any questions you have.

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Watch our cybersecurity experts explain the latest cyber threats, or see our Cybersecurity Risk Assessment and Scorecard in action.

Your Organization’s Guide to Cybersecurity WebinarCybersecurity is a part of every organization’s daily life. Want to learn how to protect your organization but become overwhelmed by the technical jargon? Join GRF CPAs & Advisors to learn the critical elements of a cybersecurity program that organizations of any size can follow. We will discuss the various benefits of a well-devised IT assessment to protect your organization from outside threats. The session will also cover best practices needed to enhance cybersecurity efforts and protect your organization’s most sensitive data.

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GRF Webinar Cybersecurity Sep-8 ScreenshotData security should be a top priority for all organizations, and this is the perfect time to get your house in order. GRF’s risk advisory services team discusses possible vulnerabilities and weaknesses that malicious actors may already know about, and why they are important to remediate. We cover 19 security-related topics that may have an effect on your organization and help to prevent data breaches, privacy violations, and overall compliance risk. You’ll gain industry best practice knowledge and the top priorities that you should be pursuing to help guide your organization through its cybersecurity journey.

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GRF Cybersecurity Risk Assessment and ScorecardThe GRF Cybersecurity Scorecard identifies possible vulnerabilities and weaknesses of an organization by evaluating 19 security related categories and one informational category. Each of the categories impact the score and help to create an easy-to-read report. The report will identify possible risks, remediation steps, and best practices to increase your score.

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eBooks

Long-form content you can download in PDF format and share with your team.

GRF-Whitepaper-Elements-of-Successful-Cybersecurity-coverDigital transformation means that organizations must be proactive about their cybersecurity. Not only are there more ways to be attacked than ever before, but cybersecurity breaches are constantly changing and hackers are becoming more sophisticated. Without proper cybersecurity, the organization’s critical activities are at risk and the potential for reputational damage is real.

Successful cybersecurity programs include a combination of elements, including leadership buy-in, end-user training, leveraging existing tools, using multi-factor authentication, and using effective cloud security. Our report details these critical elements and provides recommended resources for improving your cybersecurity posture.

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GRF’s Cybersecurity Guide Risks & Mitigation Strategies eBook ThumbnailRemote work has exposed existing cybersecurity risks and created new ones. How is your organization responding?

In this eBook, we provide detail on 20 different cybersecurity risk categories that can impact your organization. For each risk category, we explain the potential weaknesses and vulnerabilities that exist and how to identify them in your systems.

These risks are assessed in GRF’s Cybersecurity Risk Assessment and Scorecard, a tool that provides a baseline diagnostic to help you analyze your organization’s risk and develop an appropriate compliance strategy.

You may be surprised to discover you already have the right tools – you just need to leverage them properly.

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Online Posts

Quick reads to get up to speed on specific cybersecurity topics.

End user cyber security training is essential for preventing malicious actors from gaining unauthorized access to your organization’s network. Creating a risk-averse organization involves making your staff aware of best-practices for identifying common attacks, like phishing scams. At the end of this article, you will find a cyber hygiene template and risk checklists for privacy, third-parties, and IT.

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Remote work has exposed existing cybersecurity vulnerabilities and created new ones. How is your organization responding? The GRF Cybersecurity Risk Assessment and Scorecard provides a baseline diagnostic to help you analyze your organization’s risk and develop an appropriate compliance strategy. You may be surprised to discover you already have the right tools – you just aren’t leveraging them.

In this Blog Series, we provide detail on 20 different risk categories that are assessed in our diagnostic tool. For each risk category, we explain the potential weaknesses and vulnerabilities risks that exist and how to identify them in your systems.

Safeguard risks:

Digital Footprint
Patch Management
Application Security
CDN Security
Website Security

Privacy risks:

SSL/TLS Strength
Credential Management
Hacktivist Shares
Social Network
Information Disclosure

Resiliency:

Attack Surface
DNS Health
Email Security
DDoS Resiliency
Network Security

Reputation Risks:

Brand Monitoring
IP Reputation
Fraudulent Applications
Fraudulent Domains
Web Ranking

 


Checklists

GRF Checklists

Our GRF advisory team has developed handy checklists you can use to analyze your organization’s risk.

Is your organization focused on the right issues when it comes to privacy, IT asset protection and third party risk management? To help clients identify and prioritize the most critical risks, GRF has developed comprehensive checklists that highlight vulnerable areas for most organizations. Use these checklists to analyze your organization’s risk.

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Case Study

GRF’s Cybersecurity Scorecard Provides a Holistic Approach to Cybersecurity

A 501(c)(6) national trade association based in Washington, DC has been digitally transforming their organization proactively over the past few years. With an annual budget of $2.7 M, the organization, like many of its peers, has incorporated cutting-edge technologies into their operations in order to streamline processes and increase efficiency. Unfortunately, a greater reliance on information systems and outsourced service providers has created a new set of security and privacy concerns. Learn how the association used the GRF cybersecurity scorecard to develop a benchmark and address potential vulnerabilities and monitor its cybersecurity posture on an ongoing basis.

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Melissa Musser, CPA, CITP, CISA

Partner and Director, Risk & Advisory Services

Darren Hulem

Darren Hulem, CISA, CEH, Security +

Supervisor, IT and Risk Advisory Services

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