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Cybersecurity

Changing technologies, new vulnerabilities, and regulatory compliance.
Just a few things the Guide Star team loves to discuss over coffee.

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If technology is essential to your business, so is cybersecurity.

Cybersecurity remains one of the most pressing IT issues today. Most CIOs recognize cybersecurity as a top-five issue for 2022.

Focused on security for the unique needs of small and medium businesses, Guide Star understands the importance of aligning related spending to each customer's budget. We are technology agnostic, so we don’t resell security hardware or software. We can assist with augmenting your existing cyber program or implement an entirely new program, depending on your needs. We offer advisory services, and can help craft materials that can explain business impacts to board members and executives along with the best path forward.

Cybersecurity Assessments

In-house IT teams may not have the cybersecurity expertise or the time it takes to monitor threats 24/7, so a Cybersecurity Assessment from Guide Star can help identify security gaps. Our assessments provide a 360-degree view of your organization's risk. Taking proactive steps to mitigate identified risks can mean the difference between a data breach or business as usual. Here's a brief overview of what our assessment includes:

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We provide a detailed analysis of existing infrastructure and recommend ways to improve both system and data security.

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We utilize a roadmap approach, with clear next steps based on the level of impact. You choose what to do and when.

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Recommendations are technology agnostic. We support what’s right for your business.

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Action items are aligned with requirements for cybersecurity insurance policies. The plan addresses all risks identified.

A one-time, flat-rate fee includes:

  • Highly trained technical support teams who put you first.
  • Results that are yours to share with your IT team, or any outside provider.
  • A detailed summary of findings split into distinct categories:
    • Positive findings
    • Maintenance suggestions
    • Software and hardware gaps
    • Access Control findings
    • Awareness and Policy recommendations
    • Pain Points
  • You'll also receive a complete risk analysis, our remediation roadmap, a security diagram, dark web results, and CVE results.
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Free Self-Assessment Tool

Not quite ready to jump in with a full Cybersecurity Assessment? This easy-to-use resource can help you define your current level of preparedness. Simply enter your email address below to get your copy!

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What (or who) makes Guide Star a great choice for your organization?

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Blue Team Experts

Our team is made of top-tier IT security practitioners that implement methods to mitigate cyber risk and can arm your organization against future threats. The services we offer include:

  • Development of security roadmap items
  • Deployment of internal controls
  • Managed Detection and Response (MDR)
  • Continuous Vulnerability Management (CVM)
  • Proactive monitoring and patching including Firewall updates
  • Email management and filtering
  • Network upgrades
  • Backup and recovery

What makes Guide Star different from similar providers?

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Customized Approach

Because Guide Star is technology-agnostic, we can tailor solutions that will work within budget constraints and scale to meet your needs.

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Focused on Service

Your success is integral to ours, and that's why we assign a dedicated Customer Success Representative to every customer.

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Security Frameworks

We understand the importance and value of compliance including HIPAA, NIST, and SOC 2 to name a few. We can help you initiate and/or maintain compliance as needed.

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We'd love to hear from you!

Guide Star begins with a comprehensive cybersecurity assessment that is completed ahead of any recommendations. This enables our customers to better understand their own security strengths and weaknesses, and helps us clarify the right priorities for implementation. We're able to assist with any of the follow-up actions your business may require, even down to single service offerings.

Ready to discuss the needs of your business in more detail?

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