Through advisory, we’re able to help our clients make informed decisions that result in the development of successful cybersecurity programs. We provide clients with a clear understanding of their exposure to potential cyber-attack and the impact it would
have on their business.
Companies today have mountains of data traversing locations within the organization, many of which may be unknown. Knowing where data is traveling and sitting at rest is a key step in securing your environment and knowing what systems house your critical data is essential when applying security controls, assessing critical vulnerabilities, or in the worst-case scenario, dealing with a data breach. Not knowing where critical data resides makes it impossible to properly manage security and also where to spend valuable security dollars.
The Mako Group will work with your organization to first determine what is your most critical data. Equally as important, we will create a detailed data mapping which will outline where that information is moving through and being stored. The primary output of a critical data mapping exercise is a flow chart showing where critical data is traveling along with what applications and devices it is located in. The secondary output is a detailed report laying out vulnerabilities discovered along with areas for improvement defining what each item in the flow chart represents.
Mature organizations have critical data sets mapped and these mappings are continuously updated as changes occur within the organization. The results of a critical data mapping exercise are living documents that will improve the overall security posture of your organization for years to come.