Security Assessments: (NIST, CSF, SCADA, HIPAA, PCI)
MNSec uses a combination of industry standard and leading-edge assessment tools to customize services to your environment. Generally, we recommend organizations start with a very broad security risk analysis to establish a prioritized approach for improving the security posture of your organization. Through our network of professionals, MNSec keeps current on new and emerging threats as well as emerging security technologies best suited local government.
vCISO Services: Customized Security Programs
Traditionally only very large organizations can afford to hire and maintain a CISO as part of their executive management team. However, now each city can take advantage of a consortium wide CISO and now get the benefits of a highly trained and experienced cybersecurity expert for the unique needs of your local government organization. The most effective way to utilize this service is to have a city-wide security risk analysis conducted and then begin working on a prioritized approach to improving the security posture of your organization. MNSec constantly keeps current on new and emerging threats as well and new and emerging security techniques that work best for local government organizations. The cost and maintenance for this service is spread out fairly amongst the consortium members. More in depth “a la cart” services are paid for by each member as needed and as part of their annual budget.
CJIS/BCA/FBI Audit Preparation
MNSec has consultants with extensive experience in CJIS/BCA/FBI Information Security Auditing for Law Enforcement Agencies, Dispatch Centers, and Municipal Attorneys. MNSec has subscription programs available that follow 3-year audit cycles to prepare your detailed CJIS Policies and Procedures. We will guide and prepare you for Online CJIS information technology audits, as well as for onsite BCA and FBI Audits. We leverage project management skills to prepare and give you confidence going into your audits. Included with our services is our remediation management, where we assist with remediation brought out by any findings. MNSec brings together IT and public safety professionals to meet or exceed requirements of the FBI’s CJIS Security Controls.
BWC & ALPR Audits
MNSec has extensive experience conducting third party audits of agencies using Automated License Plate Reader (ALPR) and Body Worn Camera (BWC) systems, as required by MN Statues 13.824 and 13.825. Our audit services are provided at a very reasonable cost and 50% off on the second biennial audit.