HANVIK InfoSec: Certified & Proven CISO Services made Feasible

Harish H S,Founder & CEO

Harish H S

Founder & CEO

The cyber security products & services, which is a $ 2,000,000,000 market in India, is cardinal to protecting computer systems – its hardware, software and electronic data from theft, damage, disruption & misdirection of services it provides. With security breaches predominating & digital transformations exposing enterprises to new vulnerabilities, the need of sturdy Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) has become the primary concern of firms of all sizes. But contrary to big players, who spend lavishly on full time Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs), dedicated security teams & outsourced services, startups and most Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) cannot afford them.

Contending with the conundrum, HANVIK InfoSec came up with its virtual CISO (vCISO) services, providing fruitful & feasible alternatives to these deprived firms, thus taking the ownership as their CISO. “As virtual CISOs, we help companies to manage their security as well upgrade their staff's skills with constant mentoring and assessments,” explains Harish HS, Founder & CEO, HANVIK InfoSec. The end-to-end CISO service, which is the company’s flagship, encompasses initial security posture assessment, controls implementation and adherence to compliance requirements. Apart from these services, the firm also conducts skill upgradation programs for fresh Information Technology, Information Science, & Computer
Science graduates as well as IT professionals who intend to pursue Information Security as their career.

Services – Safe & Secure
Constituting the full cycle of ISMS (ISO 27001), HANVIK’s CISO service initiates with evaluation, direction & monitoring with strategic & tactical leadership, trusted advisory, representation for clients, participation in meetings, and help in identification, assess and selection of cost efficient technologies. The second phase continues with management, training and assessment of vulnerability, security penetration & privacy impact, along with creation, review and optimization of incident response plans, planning & delivery of security awareness training and management of InfoSec team. And ultimately, the cycle completes with alignment, planning & organization of governance & risk management framework, security policy, processes & procedures, cyber resiliency & incident response maturity, defense framework, security architecture, design & assurance frameworks, and management of security compliance with alignment to industry best practices & standards such as ISO 27001:2013, COBIT 5, PCI DSS, HIPPA, SOX, GDPR, and PDPA 2018.

As virtual CISOs, we help companies to manage their security as well upgrade their staff's skills with constant mentoring and assessments

Consultants – Certified & Connected
The skilful team of consultants at HANVIK who themselves have worked as CISOs, CIOs, or CTOs in reputed organizations have extensive industry experience in IT Infra and Information security. Intrinsically, they are able to meet security challenges besides diminishing the shortage of trained & qualified cybersecurity talent in SMEs by upgrading their staffs through constant mentoring and assessments. Constantly upgrading their skills via various industry interactions, training & certifications, and associations with professional bodies like ISACA, ISC2, DSCI, and FDPPI, these professionals ascertain their topmost positions. Furthermore, constant interaction with product vendors, seminars and workshops assures refurbishment of their knowledge with technological changes.

Established in 2017, the young & zealous HANVIK InfoSec has already made a name for itself with the achievement of the Cyber Sentinel 2018 award by Enterprise IT World & InfoSec Foundation. Growing at an astonishing rate of 40 percent YOY, the firm looks ahead at streamlining its services to expand & cater to more customers.