Sometimes, you need a partner to help you tackle a challenge from a different perspective. CTI’s consulting services provide the knowledge and expertise needed to help your information technology staff move ahead confidently.
Whether you are moving to the cloud, assessing risk, or trying to stay compliant in your industry, our IT consulting services are built to serve you. We take into account your current technology stack, budget, goals, and future growth to build a plan specific to your business.
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CTI’s SHIELD Suite encompasses all of our Consulting Services offerings. Our portfolio of customized assessments identify and prioritize your business requirements, match IT technologies and processes to business drivers, and deliver actionable recommendations to increase your productivity and reduce costs. Our Consulting team excels at conducting rigorous evaluations of IT security controls, business continuity, and network documentation is comprised of CISSPs and CISAs with strong backgrounds in security and compliance. The end result of an evaluation with our Consulting team is a comprehensive assessment that the client owns.
Each consulting offering is available in three levels of service, outlined below.
Our lightest and most affordable level of service. Express offerings are ideal for companies who are looking to secure their network but are not mandated by regulatory compliance restrictions.
This is CTI’s standard assessment level and the most popular level of service. Resulting documentation provides the customer with a qualitative understanding of their current environment.
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CTI’s SHIELDControls suite is intended to evaluate the devices, systems, policies, procedures, and practices in place to protect the customer’s information security environment and all assets contained therein. The three assessments available in the SHIELDControls suite provide varying levels of review and documentation suitable for diverse needs and budgets. Recommendations for new controls and configuration guidance for existing controls are provided to help eliminate any identified vulnerabilities. As a result, organizations are able to thoroughly understand how their corporate security controls are configured, which if any recommended controls are missing, and what steps need to be taken to improve the customer’s information security posture. NOTE: the Core and Pro offerings can be customized to specific compliance standards for customers with regulatory requirements.
CTI’s SHIELDWireless suite looks to ensure a successful, optimized, and cost-effective wireless network deployment. CTI’s SHIELDWireless assessments help organizations to deploy wireless services for the first time, or to assess the efficiency, security, and manageability of existing wireless infrastructure. For new installations, SHIELDWireless guides budget and investment efforts by establishing recommendations for the optimal deployment of access points (APs). For existing installations, SHIELDWireless can help organizations review existing wireless technology and deployment, understand any service degradation or gaps in coverage, and recommend modifications to remediate issues and increase wireless ROI. CTI’s SHIELDWireless assessments leverage industry-standard site survey software and best practices to review the corporate wireless environment, analyze any electromagnetic interference present, develop diagrams to visualize a variety of wireless metrics, and, ultimately, facilitate the proper planning and design of your wireless network.
CTI’s SHIELD Disaster Recovery (SHIELDRecovery) suite is intended to provide organizations with business / IT system continuity and disaster recovery planning, disaster recovery design and testing, and all associated documentation. The purpose of this suite is to assist in the development of documentation that validates the organization’s system recovery and continuity expectations and establish the necessary processes and procedures to meet those goals. The three (3) assessments comprising the SHIELDRecovery suite provide varying degrees of planning, review, testing, and documentation suitable for diverse needs and budgets. Recommendations for new solutions or additional functionality will assist in determining the timeliness of successful recovery.
CTI’s SHIELDNetwork product suite supplies a detailed analysis of an organization’s network by closely examining its infrastructure, management, and security components. SHIELDNetwork’s data collection and analysis tools can identify trends and issues that could negatively impact the organization’s network health, performance, and ability to protect sensitive data. SHIELDNetwork also provides organizations with detailed recommendations to improve the design, configuration, and security of the network. This assessment can also be used to align the organization’s network posture with specific regulatory requirements, industry best practices, and design requirements.
CTI’s SHIELDRisk product suite provides organizations with a comprehensive understanding and analysis of the current threats to its assets, both digital and physical. SHIELDRisk assessments systematically determine how identified risks impact the organization’s environment, what security controls are implemented (if any) to mitigate those risks, and how effectively those controls are deployed and configured. Increasing organizational awareness and understand- ing of information security risks also helps prioritize remediation efforts. These assessments also provide the foundation for a security roadmap to be created and communicated to executive stakeholders, driving support for the organization’s Information Security program. SHIELDRisk assessments can also be tailored to evaluate your compliance with regulatory standards (e.g. DFARS, FFIEC, HIPAA, HITRUST, NIST, and PCI).
CTI’s SHIELDCompliance suite provides customers in the medical and healthcare industry with the ability to analyze their IT security environment for control strength and effectiveness, and compare their overall posture to requirements outlined in the HIPAA Security & Privacy Rules. The three assessments comprising the SHIELDCompliance suite provide varying degrees of review and documentation suitable to diverse needs and budgets. Recommendations for new controls and configuration guidance for existing controls are provided to help eliminate any compliance gaps. As a result, organizations are able to understand how thoroughly their corporate security controls are configured, which – if any – recommended controls are missing, and what steps need to be taken to achieve HIPAA compliance.
CTI’s SHIELDManagement suite is intended to provide organizations with assistance in the administration and operational management of their information security program. SHIELDManagement engagements provide organizations with highly-qualified security professionals to assist with the design, implementation, and maintenance of the organization’s information security program. The ultimate goal of CTI’s SHIELDManagement suite is to enhance and strengthen the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the organization’s IT systems and information assets. Flexibility in scope allows for multiple functions to be included in SHIELDManagement engagements, allowing management efforts to be tailored to meet your organization’s budget and needs. CTI can provide resources as needed or on a scheduled basis.