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Cybersecurity should be a concern for your entire organization — not just your IT department

In today's digital landscape, the threat of cybersecurity incidents looms large, often originating from the most unexpected places. These incidents can catch your organization completely off guard, affecting all aspects of your business. At the core of protecting your company lies a fundamental truth: it's not just the responsibility of your IT department. It requires a unified commitment from your entire organization, from board leadership and executive teams through every business unit. But the stakes are even higher. Your existing customers, potential clients, and dedicated staff expect nothing less than robust protection. A single cyber event can leave a lasting scar on your brand's reputation, and it doesn't stop there. The financial implications can be significant, impacting your bottom line in ways you never anticipated.

Cybersecurity graphic showing people, process, and technology.

By focusing on the three vital components driving your organization — people, processes, and technology — we can help you adopt a comprehensive and proactive approach to safeguarding your organization. Our goal is to assist you in achieving a holistic cybersecurity strategy that leaves no stone unturned.

From conducting thorough risk assessments to developing robust incident response protocols, our methodology covers the entire spectrum of cybersecurity. We go the extra mile by employing cutting-edge testing techniques that replicate the tactics used by real-world cybercriminals. This risk-based approach ensures that the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your systems and data remain uncompromised while adhering to the necessary security and privacy regulations.

Our unwavering commitment is to equip your entire organization with an understanding of the complex cybersecurity challenges you’ll likely face. By doing so, we empower your people, enhance your processes, and fortify your technology against both known and unforeseen threats. Rest assured, we are dedicated to providing you with practical and cost-effective solutions that enable you to make informed decisions and to protect what’s most important to you and your clients and customers.

With our comprehensive range of services and expertise, we’re dedicated to supporting your organization's cybersecurity endeavors, enabling you to achieve resilience and peace of mind in an ever-evolving digital landscape.

Your cybersecurity transformation starts here

Whether you’re at the initial stages of developing and implementing cybersecurity policies, have undergone exhaustive testing and audits, or have a long history of issuing SOC reports, we possess the capabilities and expertise to elevate the maturity of your cybersecurity programs. Our comprehensive service model ensures that every facet of your business is covered, equipping your entire organization to implement and maintain a resilient and effective cybersecurity framework.

Assessing your people, processes, and technology: IT audit

To better understand threats and controls, our experts can perform a risk-based IT audit. This audit will focus on evaluating your general controls, assessing your overall security posture, and providing recommendations for enhancing your existing control environment.

Assessing your perimeter, network, and people: Penetration testing

By simulating real-world threats and scenarios, our experts can conduct thorough internal and external penetration testing. This process will assess the vulnerabilities in your systems and provide you with actionable recommendations to bolster your security measures.

Assurance for your customers: SOC reporting
Unsure which SOC report is most suitable for your organization? We’ guide you in identifying the ideal report based on the services you offer. Additionally, we’ll perform readiness assessments to identify control weaknesses and provide recommendations for remediation, ensuring your organization is well-prepared before undergoing a formal SOC assessment.
Providing guidance and certification: Cyber compliance

Navigating the intricate landscape of privacy and security regulations can be daunting. Our experts will guide you through the maze, mapping your control environment against each requirement and ensuring your organization remains compliant. We’ll prepare your entire organization for regulatory changes and equip you with the knowledge and tools necessary to meet evolving compliance obligations.

Providing solutions or advice: Cybersecurity consulting

Cybersecurity is complex, and it’s crucial for everyone within your organization to comprehend the risks associated with neglecting cybersecurity. We’ll work closely with you to understand your unique cybersecurity landscape and develop a comprehensive strategy that encompasses your people, processes, and technology. Our aim is to bolster your ability to mitigate risks effectively and focus on a secure future.

Securing what matters most: Data privacy and protection

As your organization deals with vast amounts of data on a daily basis, safeguarding sensitive information becomes paramount. We’ll assess your current data security measures and provide recommendations to enhance your data protection practices, ensuring that your organization's valuable information remains secure.

There when you need us: Incident response and digital forensics
Cyber threats can emerge from unexpected sources and at any time. It’s crucial for your organization to be prepared to handle and respond to such threats effectively. Our experts will provide a comprehensive approach to investigate and manage cyberattacks of all types, empowering you to maintain effective controls and swiftly respond to any incidents.

Cybersecurity is a business issue, not an IT issue.
Assuming your IT team has it covered will only multiply your vulnerabilities. Collaboration is key.


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Client Experience

Our people offer peace of mind

People. Process. Technology. There’s a reason people come first. Our cyber team is composed of process and technology experts, but we strive to build long-lasting relationships with our clients as we see your organization grow and prosper.

We’ve been focused on building lasting relationships with our clients for more than 30 years, and the results speak for themselves. In an annual independent survey of our clients, 99% of respondents indicated that we’re focused on their future and long-term success. Our experts take time to understand your processes, systems, and culture, and leverage our holistic understanding of your business to provide award-winning service.

Our clients say

Here at Escalent, Plante Moran has truly set a high bar for service and partnership. Their team members have phenomenal technical expertise and experience, which makes the auditing process efficient. The true differentiator, though, is the Plante Moran culture, which is evident in their amazing team continuity and retention of staff. The cybersecurity team genuinely listen to needs and concerns, provide timely responses, and give firm direction in a way that I am confident few firms could match.

Matt Bernard
Vice President of Compliance, Privacy, and Strategic Sourcing; Escalent