Professional Services

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

From advisory services to assessment and implementation, we stand ready to support you through every aspect of your security strategy.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

ADVISE

Engage our seasoned cybersecurity experts to develop a holistic security strategy that encompasses your unique business requirements. Our experienced team can help you uncover your strengths, identify weaknesses and define a customized security program.

  • Tailored approach adapts to your level of risk mitigation and Security Readiness Condition (SECCON) level
  • Specialists on PCI-DSS, HITRUST, FFIEC, NIST CSF, and HIPAA requirements
  • Cloud-First approach uses leading products and services to support your transition to cloud hosting
  • Recommendations from a fully-vetted portfolio of best-of-breed partner solutions

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COMPLIANCE GUIDANCE

Maintain compliance by assessing against multiple frameworks using our repeatable CAP offering.

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CLOUD SECURITY ARCHITECTURE

Let us help you integrate security best practices and translate your existing security requirements into cloud security controls.

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INCIDENT RESPONSE

When your assets are under attack, time is of the essence. Our highly skilled CyberSOC team will identify the scope of your breach, act quickly to reduce exposure and minimize the threat, and provide a detailed report on how to prevent future compromise.

RED TEAM

Our team will actively evade detection and employ every legal and in-scope method available to access your enterprise and network.

PENETRATION TESTING

Analyze your security posture and determine how exposed your systems, services and data are to malicious actors.  View Data Sheet.

RISK ASSESSMENT

Determine your organization’s level of exposure to security threats and compliance with our repeatable Consolidated Audit Program (CAP).  View Data Sheet

 

TOOLS ASSESSMENT

Evaluate your existing tools to ensure they are maximized to meet your objectives, and review the need for additional tools. View Data Sheet

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

ASSESS

An effective security strategy requires ongoing evaluation to understand how to best protect and defend against evolving threats. Our Assessment Services will help you identify risks, document the effectiveness of your existing controls and create a roadmap to improve your security posture.

  • Proven methodologies to assess your immediate risks and guidance on how to achieve your long-term security goals
  • An evaluation of how your organization’s security compares to current best practices and compliance requirements
  • Insight on risk areas, strengths and weaknesses of your current defensive controls and a clear path for improvement
  • An understanding of vulnerabilities from the perspective of an attacker
PENETRATION TESTING

Analyze your security posture and determine how exposed your systems, services and data are to malicious actors.

RED TEAM

Our team will actively evade detection and employ every legal and in-scope method available to access your enterprise and network.

RISK ASSESSMENT

Determine your orgnization’s level of exposure to security threats and compliance with our repeatable Consolidated Audit Program (CAP).

TOOLS ASSESSMENT

Evaluate your existing tools to ensure they are maximized to meet your objectives, and review the need for additional tools.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

IMPLEMENT

CRITICALSTART blends implementation experience with deep product knowledge to integrate technical solutions into your environment efficiently and effectively.

Our approach starts with a solution validation workshop that gives us an opportunity to gather system requirements, details on the ecosystem of products within your environment, operational use cases for operations, and architecture design.

  • A repeatable deployment methodology for consistency
    and accuracy
  • Support for runbook/playbook creation for the integration of operations between products and documentation on how the products are used
  • Certified engineers responsible for deployment

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ENDPOINT SECURITY

Each device with a remote connecting to the network creates a potential entry point for security threats. We can help ensure smooth installation for the security controls that enable you to reduce the response and detection time for attacks.

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NEXT GENERATION FIREWALL

As a Certified Professional Services Provider (CPSP) for Palo Alto Networks, we have a team of highly trained experts to support your NGFW needs. From health checks to installation to monitoring, we can help you maximize your investment.

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SIEM

When implemented right, a Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solution can help you protect your organization and save time. We can help you install and configure your SIEM to maximize the effectiveness of your log collection, analysis and reporting.

The Defendable Network

Every organization views the business impact of IT and risk differently. That’s why cybersecurity recommendations should be balanced against unique culture and business requirements. Developed by CRITICALSTART, The Defendable Network is a framework that aligns security improvement measures with an organization’s Security Readiness Condition (SECCON).