?IT Governance Consulting Services
IDP assists businesses and governmental entities develop, document and implement global policies, procedures and controls to support their IT Governance Strategy. IDP employs best practices based on the framework and methodologies set forth by COBIT and ITIL.
Now more than ever, information and the technology that supports it represent a business' most valuable assets. Key to protecting those assets is the need to understand and manage the associated risks - both to the information itself and the underlying technology.
Assuring the value and availability of IT, the management of IT-related risks and the increased requirements for control, protection and security over information has become generally accepted as key elements of effective enterprise governance. Value, risk and control constitute the core of IT governance.
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT®) provides a framework from which businesses can develop robust IT governance. It does this by ensuring that:
ITIL® is a consistent and comprehensive documentation of best practice for IT Service Management. It is used by thousands of organizations around the world.
ITIL provides a systematic and professional approach to the management of IT service provision. Adopting its guidance offers users a huge range of benefits that include:
Information Assurance (IA) Services
IDP assists businesses and governmental entities manage risks related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of information or data, and the systems and processes used for those purposes.Using the classic information security model, also called the CIA Triad, IDP's services address three attributes of information and information systems:
IDP also supports the Five Pillars of IA model, promulgated by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Under this model IDP assists its clients with measures designed to protect and defend information and information systems by ensuring their:
IDP views IA in a broader connotation than just information security to include reliability and emphasizes strategic risk management over more basic tools and tactics.In addition to defending against malicious hackers and code (e.g., viruses), IA includes other corporate governance issues such as privacy, compliance, audits, business continuity, and disaster recovery (please see below).IA can be best thought of as a superset of information security.
Risk & Threat Mitigation
Good governance is about reducing risk. IDP assists clients identify and quantify risks, threats and costs to the business through comprehensive risk and threat gap analyses. The results enable IDP to recommend and establish specific mitigation controls and strategies.
IDP's risk management processes include programs to protect consumer, customer, partner and employee information.
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