How It Works

Data security is not a destination, but a continuous journey.

Assess Risk

The SyberSafe Risk Assessment provides a comprehensive look at the physical, technical, and administrative safeguards in your business. By identifying your current security processes and procedures, the Risk Assessment will calculate your level of vulnerability and provide recommendations for reducing the risk of a data breach.

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1 in 292,201,338
Car Accident
(1,000-mile trip)
1 in 366
Having a
Data breach
1 in 4

━ Ponemon Institute’s 2017 Cost of Data Breach Study

90% of organizations feel vulnerable to insider attacks.
━ Crowd Research partners
Regular employees
Privileged IT/users/admins
Contractors/service providers/temporary workers

*Multi-response questions do not add up to 100%

Obey the law!
Meeting the requirements of defined regulations, frameworks, and laws.

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new privacy law that provides strict guidelines (and very hefty fines) on handling all EU users’ data. Even if you are not part of the European Union, if you collect personal data from someone in an EU country, your company is subject to the requirements of the GDPR.

Businesses found not in compliance face fines up to $20M Euro (about $23M US) or 4% of global turnover, whichever is higher.

$3.86 Million Average cost of a data breach.
(2018 Cost of a Data Breach Study, IBM Security/Ponemon Institute)

Compliance Planning

A fully customizable data protection plan is the core element to properly mitigating the risk of a data breach. This plan establishes best practices and industry standards to help your business become “compliant” to state, federal, and international laws, but also to any regulatory agencies under whose jurisdiction your business falls. The Compliance Plan is essentially the handbook of instructions for your business regarding the protection of all data collected, stored, transmitted, shared, sold, or used in any other way.

Breach Response

The Breach/Incident Response Plan is critical to your business in the event of a data breach. This response plan provides you with the necessary individuals to contact (breach attorney, PR firm, executive officers, etc.), main emergency protocols, and an action plan to remediate the problems caused by a breach.

60% of small companies that suffer a cyber attack are out of business within 6 months.
━ U.S. National Cyber Security Alliance
  • 1

    Be prepared to face security incidents confidently and effectively

  • 2

    Mitigate the potential damage and implement corrective actions

  • 3

    Maintain the trust relationship with your customers

  • 4

    Improve your communication internally

  • 5

    Strengthen your defenses against future incidents with lessons learned

51% of small business owners view employee negligence as one of their biggest information security risks.
━ 2018 State of the Industry, Shred-it

Reduce the cost of a breach by $9.30 per record

━ 2018 Cost of a Data Breach Study, IBM Security/Ponemon Institute

Employee Learning

The SyberSafe Learning Management System offers a full suite of training videos designed to educate and inform all employees on data threats, regulatory compliance, legal requirements, and best practices for data security.


The SyberSafe program is designed to be self-administered and self-regulated. Best practices recommend that all 4-steps be performed at least annually, however, SyberSafe recommends quarterly reviews, or as often as needed, to ensure that your processes and plans are always current. You may update and maintain your SyberSafe plans and assessments as often as you would like.