Measuring success

"Measuring success"

Who We Are

   metriQuality prepares companies for IT audits,  collecting required documentation, and implementing controls for information security and compliance with corporate policies and regulatory requirements.

How We Help

   By monitoring what your people and processes do,
we help to ensure compliance with corporate policies and regulatory requirements.

   By measuring resource utilization:

  Are your people working effectively?
  Are your projects and/or vendors delivering the results you expect?

What We Do

Policy Management   Write and review company policies and procedures

Compliance Controls   Monitor, assess, and improve compliance controls

Performance Management   Optimize business operations through performance audits

Security Awareness Training   Train and mentor staff for compliance and information security issues

Vendor Risk Management   Manage outsourced IT projects and third-party service providers

Vulnerability Assessments   Conduct security  assessments and  minimize risk exposure

Corporate Standards   Align corporate standards with generally accepted standards

Incident Response   Plan, coordinate, and respond to security incidents

 

Governance Risk and Compliance

   GRC stands for Governance, Risk & Compliance. This acronym is used most frequently by vendors offering software platforms for managing compliance requirements.

   GRC platforms typically offer a centralized repository for policies, procedures, and controls documentation with dashboards and workflow for risk management and remdiation status. The primary benefit of a GRC platform is to  reduce the amount of time and resources required to prepare for, and manage audits.

Why is this important to you?

Organizations are required to comply with multiple sets of constantly shifting external regulations encompassing hundreds, if not thousands, of individual controls scoped with varying applicability across multiple geographic locations and business units.

metriQuality uses an assortment of robust tools and subscription services to standardize and stay current with industry and government compliance mandates, and to harmonize controls for maximum coverage.

Compliance Frameworks

    Compliance frameworks also helps streamline multiple compliance mandates, eliminating redundant work by evaluating which controls satisfy multiple requirements, and identifying requirements that require additional controls and/or supporting documentation.

    One example of a compliance framework is ISO 31000, which provides guidance on how to build an effective risk management program. Unlike most regulatory mandates which only requires management to have a risk management program, the ISO 31000 framework provides a roadmap for designing, implementing, and improving the program -- even including a template for the risk management process itself.

    Most mature GRC platforms include these types of frameworks (NIST, CoBIT, etc.) into their products for cross-referencing and managing related controls.

Risk Management

   Prioritizing compliance requirements and security threats is a function of risk management. Perhaps your company doesn't have a formal risk management process, but it does consider and manage risks. Could the ability to share these valuable tools with employees enable them to take greater responsibility?

Gain Business Intelligence

   Compliance programs, audit preparation, and security assessments collect a wealth of information about your company's operations. Operating system event logs, scanner reports, threat intelligence, service tickets, and transactional data, can all be consolidated and normalized for advanced analytics reports. You may be surprised by what you've been missing!

Vendor Risk Management

    Every company uses outside vendors to support their business practices. Vendor risk management allows you to rate prospective new vendors based on pre-determined criteria to minimize risks. The result: better quality, reduced costs, and increased customer satisfaction.