Know Your Options - Levels of Service for External Network Pen Test

Know Your Options: Levels of Service for External Network Penetration Tests

Thinking about hiring a firm to conduct an external network penetration test? What is an external network penetration test and why you need one? Or, have you recently been disappointed with an external network penetration test engagement? At KirkpatrickPrice, our experienced penetration testers want our clients to walk away from each engagement knowing that they […]

Best Practices for a Secure Software Development Life Cycle

What is a Secure Software Development Life Cycle

Have you ever worked on a project without clear direction or guidelines? It can be stressful and pointlessly chaotic. Without structure and task lists, what could have been a basic project turns into a mess of miscommunication. The same principle applies to software development management. In an age where software development is a core function […]

How Your Org Chart Can Reflect a Culture of Cybersecurity at Work

How Your Org Chart Can Reflect a Culture of Cybersecurity at Work

The Need for a Culture of Cybersecurity at Work According to IBM Security’s 2019 Cost of a Data Breach report, “The average total cost of a data breach in the U.S. has grown from $3.54 million in 2006 to $8.19 million in 2019, a 130 percent increase over 14 years.” What does this mean for […]

Vendor Due Diligence Checklist

Vendor Due Diligence Checklist (With Downloadable PDF)

What is a Vendor Due Diligence Process? Vetting and choosing vendors are some of the most important decisions you’ll make for your business, especially when it comes to information security. They could do everything from run your call center to store your data, monitor your systems, or destroy your records. Yes, you can outsource a […]

How to Build an IT Asset Management Plan

How to Build an IT Asset Management Plan

How you can best manage your data and assets in a time where information security threats are everywhere? What is asset management and where do you start with it? Let’s start with a basic definition. Asset management is properly defining and categorizing an organization’s assets. A well-developed asset management plan can help you make strategic […]