Data Security Solutions

Secure your data, comply with regulations, and protect your business responsibly with Green Delete.

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Green Delete is equipped to handle most threats to your data security.  We help your orgazination secure your data, comply with regulations, and protect itself responsibly and sustainably.

We offer a wide range of data security solutions and a 30-minute free consultancy call.
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On-site Data Decommissioning

Green Delete securely eradicates data from data-bearing devices, eliminating the need to destroy valuable assets.

Data-storage Device Destruction

When data overwriting isn’t feasible, Green Delete permanently destroys or degausses digital storage, following NIST standards.

Virtual Auditor

Our Virtual Auditor solution empowers organizations with the knowledge of threats and vulnerabilities based upon consistent and comprehensive assessments. This enables a precise response to meet not only IT compliance requirements but to implement a formal technical information security program. Virtual Auditor provides our clients with a full Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) solution for Information Security and Data Protection. From policies all the way to technical assessment, Virtual Auditor provides the platform, technology, and a certified expert to support your organization through the entire security lifecycle.

  • Since Virtual Auditor is a fully managed security service, you don’t need to worry about expensive training or certifications, long timelines to implement, or missing an assessment cycle. Virtual Auditor is like adding security staff to your organization that come equipped with the best tools in the industry.
  • Virtual Auditor presents up to the minute information on a touchscreen digital dashboard, capable of drilling down into issues, a Security Operations Center Portal (SOC), complete with panic buttons, and in daily, weekly, and monthly audit reports, all digitally signed by a certified auditor.

Information Security Program Development

Green Delete’s data privacy and information security experts will review the types of data your organization collects, creates, processes, stores, shares, archives, and deletes. Our certified experts will help your organization build an information security framework that addresses all legal requirements (regulatory), industry requirements (e.g. PCI), and contractual requirements (Contracts, SOW, Customer requirements, BAAs) to build a single comprehensive security framework. Our team can recommend tools and techniques to achieve and maintain compliance with your program’s goals.

Development, review, editing, and cross-matching of policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines

Most organizations have some semblance of security policies in existence, but they may be out of date, not comprehensive enough to cover all of the requirements, or there may be so many that no one reads the phonebook-sized policy manual. We de-duplicate, streamline, and match what you have to what you need to reduce work.

  • In addition, even if an organization has developed adequate policies and keeps them up to date, policies are typically static and unknown to most members of the workforce. Policies are rarely integrated into training, almost never have rules, procedures, or workflow assigned drawn from their requirements, and face the challenge of being incredibly difficult to ascertain if they are being followed, or not. Virtual Auditor solves this problem with our GRC. Every policy is based on the regulatory, industry, and contractual requirements of our clients. Our living policies become the Internal Controls Framework (ICF) for our clients. Any portion of a policy can be highlighted, and a Rule can be created. Rules are supported by workflow that, based upon knowledge of the entity, and knowledge of the responsible individual, can be used to measure adherence to written policies. Further, Virtual Auditor’s ICF then enables the creation (or uploading) of Procedures. Procedures tell workforce members how to perform activities to enable compliance with policies. Virtual Auditor supports steps within procedures that can all be assigned to individuals.
  • What useful and living policy or procedure is complete without workflow? Use Virtual Auditor’s built in work flow module to create flowcharts, process flows, or swim-lane diagrams right within your Internal Controls Framework to fully document the process and to completely support your workforce and demonstrate to assessors, auditors, and the Board of Directors your commitment to adherence.

Risk Assessment and Analysis

Based upon the framework or law applicable to the Company, we perform a gap assessment comparing what is required of the organization (e.g. HIPAA, PCI, NIST 800-53, ISO 27001/02 or many more), to their policies, procedures, practices, and protections. We develop a report that lists the requirements, identifies current control mechanisms and supporting policies and procedures, indicates the gap, and opinions on a level of risk associated with that gap. With Virtual Auditor’s GRC module, creating a Risk Assessment Report at a moment’s notice internally, or as a part of a validated third party process, is easier than ever and voluminously documented.

  • A GreenSecure Assessment can be indexed to one or more information security regulations, industry requirements, or information security frameworks. We can even address the Data Breach laws of all 50 states, GDPR, and more!

Technical Vulnerability Assessment

Green Delete offers Vulnerability Scanning, Penetration Testing (PEN Test), Application Fuzz Testing (Fuzzing), and Black Box Testing. A GreenScan, GreenTest, or GreenFuzz project is a technical assessment of the infrastructure, systems, devices, and applications that the organization relies upon. The technical assessment can be elevated to the level of depth that your organization is looking for from passive scanning to Penetration Testing, application Fuzz Testing, and Black Box testing, in increasing order of intensity and thoroughness.

Remediation Planning

After risks and vulnerabilities are discovered and prioritized, developing a plan to achieve remediation is the next logical step. This is usually required by the regulation or framework impacting your company. We help all of our clients to prioritize risk; what are the biggest issues and where is the low-hanging fruit. Green Delete can provide incredibly useful and understandable planning documents usually including a Project Plan in MS Project, Excel, or even SmartSheets, a unique Security Roadmap, and an executive-ready remediation timeline. Our clients choose between one of the four acceptable methods of addressing risk for identified elements and then launch into the plan to achieve the decision, and fully document their efforts.

Data Loss Prevention

Assessments, Sales, Implementation, and Managed Services. (GreenDiscover).  DLP is the only data-aware, technical solution to finding out what type of data an organization has, where that data is stored, who is using the data, how they are using it, when they are using it, and who they are sharing it with. Our DLP can both search for common data types (SSN, PHI, CC Numbers, more), or, in our Fingerprint mode, take one-way secure hashes of critical data assets and then search for any portion of that data anywhere across: devices, all shares, network traffic, portable media, Email, SharePoint, and more – even if the file is renamed or Zipped.  If you have specific data that needs eradicating while the balance remains, we can often assist with that option as well.

Social Engineering Tests

Social Engineering Tests are the only safe way to find out if your security control mechanisms, including employee awareness training, are working. Your organization is being social engineered on a constant basis by the bad guys; find out how effective your company is at repelling those attacks without waiting for the result to show up in a headline or being named in a lawsuit. We can phish, phone, or on-site assess any organization.

Disaster Recovery Planning

A Disaster Recovery Plan is a technically-focused plan to enhance resiliency, redundancy, and recovery of technology systems in the event of an outage or downtime. Most companies do not have a DR Plan. If they do, it is incredibly out of date, and those that have anything current usually only have technical scripts and backup tapes / drives. Few have an actual Plan that focuses on crisis communications, order of operations, has standards-based forms in it, up to date contact lists, and other components that are part of planning. Our DR Planning is based on the Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRII.org ) and NIST 800-34 to develop a standards-based, comprehensive plan. We can also help companies run drills and/or exercises to test if their plan is effective, provide a results report, and help them update the plan. Testing of a plan is CRITICAL for the training component. The right time to test a plan is when it is not an emergency.

Business Continuity Planning

A Business Continuity Plan is a non-technical plan that helps to continue key business operations in the event of an unplanned outage or unavailability of a facility, subset of employees, or a key vendor. I.T. is just another department in BCP; they should not lead the project. Organizations typically do not know what they do, how they do it, and who it takes to get it done. A BCP will discover and document everything critical to continued operations for your company.

Business Impact Analysis

A Business Impact Analysis rates the relative order, from 1 to ###, of the impact of the unavailability of applications, key vendors, and business processes. A BIA will order the in-scope items in relative order of each other, and will rate the impact of unavailability according to Operational Impact, Financial Impact, and Regulatory Impact, as well as identify workarounds or manual processes.

Process Flow Mapping

Development of process flow diagrams for all of the functions found in the BIA and/or BCP. Green Delete can flowchart, process flow, or swim lane all in-scope processes. Surprisingly, many organizations have no idea how things actually get done. Let us pull back the curtain and document reality.