Be certain that your organization maintains enterprise information security policies, technical standards, guidelines, and procedures necessary to support information security in compliance with established organization policies, regulatory requirements, and generally accepted information security controls.

More Uses of the CISM Toolkit:

  • Arrange that your organization promotes the awareness of cybersecurity issues ensuring sound security principles and assures appropriate project and resource integration are documented and justified.
  • Orchestrate: partner with legal and procurement teams to ensure your organizations interests are appropriately accounted for in contractual language that enforces privacy and security considerations.
  • Ensure you direct; upload all security control evidence to the Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) application to support security control implementation during the monitoring phase.
  • Drive: partner with the program management office to ensure data security and access management is taken into consideration for all applicable projects.
  • Drive: professional security management certification (certified information systems security professional (cissp/ hcissp), certified information security management (CISM), or other industry recognized is credential).
  • Establish that your organization conducts audits that evaluate the design and effectiveness of processes and controls, while monitoring for adherence to audit schedules and budgets.
  • Head: in accordance with compliance requirements, and provides a systematic, disciplined approach to the analysis of operational business and governance processes to conform to IT standards and regulations.
  • Manage work with the IT operation team to develop a security strategy for enterprise security architecture and the implementation of appropriate safeguards and controls.
  • Confirm your organization develops policies, plans, and procedures to ensure the continued reliability, security and accessibility of systems, network, and data infrastructure.
  • Confirm your organization develops and maintains a comprehensive account management program to properly govern accounts of individuals, groups, systems, applications, along with guest and temporary accounts and ensures least privilege access across all accounts.
  • Secure that your organization coordinates with programming and technical managers on matters related to the planning, development, implementation or modification of information security risk management policies and procedures.
  • Standardize: data governance and retention (retention policies, data governance reports and dashboards, information holds, import data in the security and compliance center, manage inactive mailboxes).
  • Ensure you lead; certified information systems auditor (cisa) designation or certified information systems security professional (cissp), or certified information security management (CISM).
  • Confirm your organization ensures proper backup procedures are established and followed; establishes procedures to monitor and ensure compliance with established security and risk management policies and procedures.
  • Ensure you overhaul; certified information security management (CISM), certified information systems auditor (cisa), certified information systems security professional (cissp), or equivalent security certification.
  • Lead the performance management process by setting goals, mentoring and coaching team members, providing feedback, and conducting review.
  • Standardize: monitor and advice on information security issues to ensure the internal security controls for your organization are appropriate and operating as intended.
  • Secure that your organization partners with privacy, IT assurance, human resources and other business units on processes and issues that relate to information security and protection of information.
  • Confirm your organization monitors information security controls and protocols and ensures adherence to regulatory and statutory requirements aligned with standardized security frameworks.
  • Evaluate it threats and vulnerabilities to determine whether additional safeguards are needed and leverage expertise in technologies and network boundaries that affect security controls and assess compliance.
  • Ensure the day to day implementation, oversight, continuous monitoring, and maintenance of the security configuration, practices, and procedures for each IS.
  • Communicate risk assessment findings to risk owners outside Information Security in a way that consistently drive objective, fact based decisions.
  • Be accountable for providing review on risk issue remediation plans and provides feedback on strategy, governance, measurable benefits, metrics, scope and reasonableness.
  • Provide risk management oversight to a forward thinking Cloud strategic vision and direction, collaborate closely with existing CTO, Information and cybersecurity (ICS) and other stakeholders to monitor action plans and milestones, and challenge new thinking.
  • Confirm your organization assesses current and planned applications and systems, identifying security protection issues and proactively identifying and modifying controls to protect against sophisticated cyber attacks.


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