SureCloud, the provider of cloud-based, integrated risk management solutions and cyber security services, has announced the launch of its new Risk Advisory practice. SureCloud Risk Advisory SureCloud Risk Advisory will deliver a range of integrated cyber, risk and advisory services, uniquely underpinned by its cloud-based platform. This means organisations will have a central point of access to a range of risk assessment, base lining, information assurance and governance services and associated management information, all delivered as-a-service in the cloud. This launch demonstrates SureCloud’s evolution to provide clear, holistic visibility of the entire risk and security posture. It is also as a response to organisations’ growing demands for real-time practical, flexible and pragmatic support through professional services automation. SureCloud’s Risk Advisory services will help align organisational needs with industry best practice Cyber security and risk expertise SureCloud’s Risk Advisory services will help align organisational needs with industry best practice, as well as helping to advise on how to prioritise the areas which are most crucial in achieving their business objectives. The new team offers a flexible approach to the consumption of cyber security and risk expertise, with SureCloud working as either an extension of the organisation’s security team or as an independent security expert. The new practice will be headed up by Ben Jepson with Craig Moores having responsibility for the delivery function and service development. Both recently joined SureCloud from global cyber security and risk mitigation specialist NCC Group, bringing many years of cyber and risk experience combined with a high level of commercial acumen. Enhancing enterprise security Richard Hibbert, SureCloud CEO, said “SureCloud Risk Advisory is our proactive response to the evolving enterprise risk landscape and customer demand for professional services delivered through supporting technology”. He adds, “With cyber security threats growing more sophisticated every day, and organisations increasingly – and rightly – demanding real-time, highly flexible and holistic support in assessing and responding to those threats, the time was right to leverage our existing platform and offer advisory services in a way that is easily digestible in the same way we do for our security testing clients today. The appointment of Ben and Craig to lead the new division brings impeccable leadership and consultancy experience into the mix. We’re all very excited to take SureCloud Risk Advisory forward.”
SureCloud, globally renowned provider of cloud-based, integrated risk management solutions and cyber security services, has further enhanced its senior management team with the twin appointments of Ben Jepson as Vice-President and Craig Moores as Practice Director, of SureCloud’s new Risk Advisory division. Jepson will have overall responsibility and Moores will be accountable for the delivery capability within the new practice. Both join from global cyber security specialist NCC Group and will bring their experience in international business development, cyber security and risk consultancy to establish and grow SureCloud’s new Risk Advisory practice. Uniquely, the practice will deliver its services through the award-winning SureCloud platform, enabling deeper relationships with clients as opposed to one-off project engagements. Risk-based cyber security services Risk-based cyber security services covers assessments, remediation services, and advisory-as-a service solutions Risk-based cyber security services covering assessments, remediation services, board-level advisory and advisory-as-a service solutions will form the core offerings, designed to help organisations manage their cyber security and risk to ensure it aligns with their business objectives. Previously Director of the Risk Management and Governance (RMG) division at global cyber security specialist NCC Group, Jepson brings 20 years of senior experience in corporate risk mitigation and cyber security, and an impressive track record in leading international teams and building world-leading, highly profitable professional services functions. Cyber security and information risk management expert Moores will ultimately be responsible for the delivery function and service portfolio within the new practice. He was part of the senior delivery team at NCC Group, responsible for leading and delivering complex cyber security solutions aligned to strategic business objectives, and brings broad cyber security experience including strong technical software development and project management. Moores has particular strengths in information risk management, PCI DSS, strategic planning and business auditing, and is also certified CISSP, Lead Auditor and PCI DSS QSA. Security and risk management Commenting on his appointment, Jepson said, “SureCloud is entering an exciting period of its development, which is precisely why I wanted to join. By bringing cyber and risk together in a holistic Risk Advisory practice, all uniquely underpinned by the SureCloud platform, we’re offering a genuinely comprehensive approach to risk management.” Moores added “Risk management is embedded in SureCloud’s culture, and it’s fantastic that I’ll be leading the delivery team in the Risk Advisory arm of the business to help build on its current strong position. I’m looking forward to advising organisations on how they can make informed, educated decisions to help mitigate risk so that they can unleash their full potential.” Cloud-based security platform The new Risk Advisory function within SureCloud really sets us apart in the market" Richard Hibbert, SureCloud CEO, said “The new Risk Advisory function within SureCloud really sets us apart in the market and is a direct response to customer demand for professional service automation. Our cloud-based platform has built a fantastic reputation for being agile, intuitive and dynamic, and by delivering Risk Advisory services in the same way, we offer organisations everything needed to assess and baseline their environments against industry best practice.” He adds, “Both Ben and Craig bring outstanding skills and experience to the table, with strong business acumen. They are experts in their field, and we are extremely confident that they’ll help us build on the success we’ve already achieved, and that they will be invaluable members of our team.” GRC software and risk advisory SureCloud is a provider of Gartner recognised GRC software and cyber & risk advisory services. Whether buying products or services, organisations benefit from automated workflows and insight from the award-winning SureCloud platform. All of SureCloud’s service offerings are fully compatible with the GRC suite of products, enabling a seamless integration of information.