An information security consultant can help your organization in a number of ways, such as:
- Assessing an organization’s current security position and identifying possible vulnerabilities.
- Preparing and implementing security policies and procedures to mitigate identified risks.
- Keeping current with the latest security threats and technologies and recommending appropriate solutions.
- Providing training programs for employees to help them understand their role in keeping the organization safe and secure.
- Conducting penetration testing and vulnerability assessments and evaluating the effectiveness of existing security controls.
- Responding to security incidents and working with members of the organization to contain and recover from them.
- Providing guidance on regulatory compliance issues such as HIPAA, PCI-DSS, or GDPR.