Readiness Assessments

Readiness Assessments

Overview

Completing any compliance audit for the first time can seem like an overwhelming undertaking. Clients have many questions around the scoping of the report, documentation requirements, and how much time and company resources it will take to complete the audit. With so many uncertainties, CyberGuard can assist with preparing for any compliance audit by performing a readiness assessment.

 

Our Process

We perform a very detailed readiness assessment review and provide you with a gap matrix on what would pass right away and what would fail. We list the failed controls in priority order and provide a detailed action plan which will allow you to remediate the gaps. Our readiness assessment methodology is much more detailed than others who quote a low fee and then highly gloss over selected areas. We do a full and complete audit readiness walkthrough of all controls and provide detail on what needs to be done to pass every test associated with the audit.

 

Reduced Fees through Efficiencies

Many of our first time clients prefer to engage us to perform both the readiness assessment and the compliance audit. This allows us to assist management prepare for the audit, while gaining critical knowledge of key processes. This unique combination of services allows us to gain efficiencies, thus reducing audit fees.

The CyberGuard Compliance Difference

Unlike most CPA and professional service firms, we do not view ourselves as a simple third-party vendor who is tasked with helping you seek a means to an end. Rather, our team establishes a very close-knit relationship with your team, becoming a trusted partner to your business. CyberGuard Compliance always keeps your goals and priorities at the forefront of our services delivery process.

 

As your trusted service partner, we are your one-stop shop for all your IT compliance and cybersecurity needs. Our tailored compliance solutions and efficient auditing methods allow your company to not only save on audit and compliance costs, but more importantly, reduces your internal level of effort and time your key personnel spend on annual compliance projects. Contact us today to speak to one of our team members and experience the CyberGuard Compliance difference.

To learn more about Readiness Assessments, the difference between SOC 1 and SOC 2 audits, and the benefits these audits provide, please watch our videos: