Centraleyes’s Glossary

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Cybersecurity Performance Management
As workflows become more digitized and the use of cloud tools and communication platforms becomes more commonplace, businesses are understandably...
Cybersecurity Incident Disclosure
Surveys have shown that 7 out of 10 business leaders believe that cybersecurity risks are rising in recent years, partly...
Cyber Governance
As business operations become more digitized and cloud-based, the need to address cyber security and data privacy risks is more...
ESG Risk Management
ESG stands for Environmental, Social, and Governance. These are the issues that businesses today are taking a stand on, and...
Application Risk Assessment
Businesses rely on a multitude of software platforms and applications every day, from cybersecurity tools, accounting solutions, to customer-facing applications....
Cyber Security Risk Register
The risks may vary but the goal does not: reducing risk through remediation or mitigation. Risk registers are not a...
Self Assessment Questionnaire
A Self-Assessment Questionnaire certainly sounds self-explanatory but when used to refer to the PCI-DSS, it takes on a more nuanced...
POA&M
The Digital Age has greatly improved the efficiency of business operations and boosted revenue for almost all industries involved. But...
Zero Trust Architecture
Zero trust network security is a dramatic shift in attitude towards network security resulting in restrictive access to networks, environments,...
RMIS Software
When you mention the acronym “RMIS,” most people think of claims management in the insurance industry. But the use cases...
Vendor Management Policy
Businesses already have a compliance risk management program in place to prevent internal infractions of domestic and international regulations, avoid...
Vendor Assessment
Businesses have to purchase goods and services from third-party vendors regularly in order to develop their products and maintain internal...
Audit Trail
From malicious fraud and cybersecurity breaches to small typos in financial statements, no company is ever completely safe from risks....
Data Security Controls
As work becomes more digitized and connected to the cloud, the risk of cybersecurity threats and attacks grows, and businesses...
Cloud Security Compliance
Cloud computing is more popular than ever before. The potential for new innovations and capabilities with Cloud Computing is endless....
IT Security Policy
Information Security’s high-level goal is to ensure the safety and privacy of critical data. An IT Security Policy lays out...
Automated Risk Assessment
Cyber security is a complex topic that strikes fear into the hearts of any stakeholder that could potentially be held...
Data Classification Policy
Data classification plays an important role in ensuring that a given enterprise remains in compliance with applicable regulations. Having a...
Data Compliance
Data protection laws are becoming more stringent by the day as the threat of cybercrime has escalated in recent years....
Quantitative Risk Assessments
What is Quantitative Risk? NIST describes quantitative risk as the “use of a set of methods, principles, or rules for...
Compliance Program
One of the key elements of any organization that uses Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) regulation tools is a...
Controlled Unclassified Information
What is Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)? CUI – Controlled Unclassified Information is information that is owned by the government and...
Compliance Automation
In today’s business world, compliance plays a big part in every industry. Compliance increases safety and reduces risk. Staying compliant...
Cyber Risk Quantification
Cyber Risk Management Cyber attacks today are complex and impact businesses on multiple levels:  Loss of business continuity The cost...
Third-Party Risk
In today’s world, where we rely more and more on third parties and vendors for our business activities and needs,...
IT Risk Assessment
What is an IT Risk Assessment? An IT security risk assessment is the process of assessing the risks facing your...
IT General Controls
What are IT General Controls and why do we need them?  IT applications are a core part of almost everything...
Information Security Policy (ISP)
Information security policy (ISP) is a set of rules and processes for employees and affiliated parties that are created to...
Security Questionnaire
Organizations today are increasingly using more third-party vendors who help streamline operations and services to support their business. The outsourcing...
What is Integrated Risk Management
The needs of businesses everywhere are changing. Thanks to the adoption of the Internet, digital data, and other technologies, cybersecurity...
What is Compliance Reporting
All organizations need to consider the laws and standards set by regulatory bodies when designing internal workflows, as the penalty...
Compliance Management System
Businesses of all sizes and industries have to pay attention to the government regulations that impact them. The penalty for...