Produce a plan that enables you to prioritize, estimate and implement risk mitigation measures that can be adapted if your needs change. Good security risk management begins with a master plan — a vision of the security department, its roles and responsibilities, and how it fits into the overall organization. We have found that security is more effective when you look at your organization as a whole. Accordingly, we address all aspects of security planning simultaneously to provide our clients with a security master plan that serves as a coordinated and cohesive security solution. While built on best practices, our master security plans are customized for your unique needs. In our experience, the most effective plans will incorporate responsibilities not only for preventing, detecting, investigating, and responding to incidents, but also for ongoing monitoring and updating of the plan itself.
Our approach to creating a security master plan starts with an assessment of the current risk environment. We will identify any high-risk areas in your organization based on the severity of impact and likelihood it will occur. This process can include both interviewing a variety of personnel as well as examining technical resources such as electronic security systems. Our goal is to ultimately produce a plan that will enable you to prioritize, estimate the cost, and implement risk mitigation measures that can be adapted if your needs change. The four major components for developing a security master plan typically include: