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Defense

Valorr supports those that support our national defense enterprise. Our team is comprised of former government contractors and military executives who understand the complexities of evaluating and addressing the cybersecurity risks organizations face, and the related impacts on their business, customers, and reputation.

Cyber Risk and the Defense Industry

Addressing security risks and complying with lengthy contract requirements have always been apart of the Defense sector. With a remote workforce, massive quantities of defense-related data are being stored and accessed in the cloud, websites are replacing brick-and-mortar locations, and new compliance mandates are putting increased pressure on defense contracting companies to maintain world-class data risk management programs.

Valorr Visibility In Defense

Visibility Into Your Most Challenging Digital Risks

TOP DIGITAL RISK TRACKER

Risk Insight

The attacker steals and holds data or systems, until a payment is received. Check out our latest guidance and insights on this evolving risk.

Risk Insight

Attacker steals and holds data or systems, until a payment is received. Check out our latest guidance and insights on this evolving risk.

Risk Insight

A company insider steals valuable company information overtime and sells or leverages for their own benefit Check out our latest guidance and insights on this evolving risk.

Risk Insight

The attackers uses employee email accounts to attempt to intrude on the organization's operations. Check out our latest guidance and insights on this evolving risk.

Risk Insight

The risk of non-compliance and the fees associated could negatively impact the company’s financial position. Check out our latest guidance and insights on this evolving risk.

VENDOR EXPOSURE

Vendor Criticality: Highly Critical

On average, these systems are expose Defense contractors to the most risk. No other tools exposes organizations to as much opportunity risk as productivity tools such as Microsoft 365, Google Suite and others. Defense contractors heavily utilize spreadsheets (Excel / Google Sheets), presentations (Powerpoint / Slides), and documents (Word / Docs). Much of the analysis and presentation of information happens in these ubiquitous applications.

Vendor Criticality: Highly Critical

On average, these systems are expose Defense contractors to the most risk. As with all companies, Defense companies use software to track their finances and accounting. Because their finances are very tied with those of their prime and/or sub-contractors, firms will often use a package that combines cost management and reporting with its own finance/accounting.

Vendor Criticality: Highly Critical

On average, these systems are expose Defense contractors to the most risk. Most defense contractors will have an online portal set up for their leadership and operational teams to access important information and get notifications.

Vendor Criticality: Highly Critical

On average, these systems are expose defense companies to the most risk. Most Defense contractors lean heavily on data from subscription databases. Sites like CapIQ and Pitchbook provide data on financial transactions, which helps the contractor establish comps and get a sense for movement in the contract market.

Vendor Criticality: Highly Critical

On average, these systems or vendors expose defense contractors firms to the most risk. Most defense companies utilize and IT support organization to manage systems and activities. These companies should be vetted and assessed, to ensure they are acting in your best interest.

RECOMMENDED ACTIONS

Guidance Overview

Work with your team to conduct a User Access Review on all systems, especially business critical applications and tools. This review would be to look at access lists of each system, along with priviledge levels, to ensure the right people, have the right access, to the right systems. This will significantly increase the protection of your operation.

Guidance Overview

Activate or implement Multi-Factor Authentication (or MFA) for all accounts/vendors, with particular attention given to core vendor platforms. This should be done in collaboration with an IT service provider or internal IT and security teams.

Guidance Overview

Inform your strategic decision making with a periodic risk or threat assessment of your organization and its digital environment. This will reveal valuable insights into your most current threats in the environment, how you are currently addressing those threats, and what you can do better to continually protect your operations and people.

Guidance Overview

Ensure your company has a documented and tested Incident Response Plan (IRP) to guide your leadership team will address digital/cyber related incidents. This plan should have responsible individuals, communication methods and contacts for outside vendors or providers that will be leveraged when an event occurs.

Guidance Overview

Ensure your company has an Information Security Plan/Policy to guide how users can securely leverage company systems and their responsibilities for protecting the mission of your team.

Valorr Visibility In Defense

Visibility Into Your Most Challenging Digital Risks

Solving Your Biggest Challenges

We understand the complex operational, compliance, and IT risks inherent to companies serving the nation’s national defense enterprise and offer a suite of services to help solve your toughest cyber risk management challenges.

DFARS Cybersecurity Readiness

With constantly evolving defense acquisition requirements, leading organizations depend on Valorr to self-assess and drive cybersecurity maturity to get ahead of the competition and comply with updated requirements, in real-time.

01Scope

02Strategize

03Implement

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WEEK TIMELINE

Valorr completed a baseline security controls analysis and gap assessment of industry-leading defense contractor in just under two months.

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SYSTEMS

The scope for this readiness assessment.

Different from the Rest

At Valorr, we take a different approach to managing business and cyber risk.

Proven Defense Expertise

Valorr has worked with some of the largest government contractors in the world - from international weapons dealers to domestic IT service providers to operational readiness trainers.

Innovative Services

Valorr's experts specialize in understanding emerging threats, new attack vectors, and innovative solutions to help you build smarter, better cyber defenses.

Compliance Experts

Valorr is well versed in industry regulations like CMMC, DFARs, and ITAR as well as leading privacy and security standards, helping to streamline compliance and strategic initiatives.

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