Kara Kennedy, Founder & Managing Director
A woman stole over 600 000 dollars from her employer through invoicing fraud, directing funds to her own account for over six years. She also misused a company’s business account and fuel card, embezzling several thousands of dollars. In testing times such as the present situation with staff working from home, businesses are faced with numerous challenges in the form of information theft, compromise in security, or even identity fraud, which could cost them huge amounts of money. Therefore, it is important that they are armed with the right security measures to reduce the risk of similar incidents such as the above occurring in their businesses while increasing the chances of detecting fraud in a faster manner. This is where Your Business Security steps in with their security risk management expertise.
Your Business Security leverages its specialization in security risk management and trusted insider threats to empower enterprises to protect themselves from different risks. Utilizing an integrated security risk management approach that strongly focuses on security culture and insider threats, the company delivers a holistic security approach to ensure that organizations have protection against threats from a wide range of sources. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio of services, which include security risk management, trusted insider threat mitigation, security vulnerability assessment, reviews, audits, policy and procedure development, and security awareness training.
Before the design and development of a security plan, Your Business Security takes into consideration physical security, IT security, personnel security, information security, and governance. Alongside the external threats, Your Business Security also concentrates on the internal threats in the form of business stakeholders such as partners, contractors, and those in the supply chain.
With extensive expertise in protecting critical infrastructure and experience in finance, aviation, government, and nuclear sectors, Your Business Security extends its customized security consultancy services to businesses of all sizes. Your Business Security conducts security risk assessments, offers security plans, training and awareness, insider threat mitigation, and security audits along with the development or review of security policies and procedures.
Your Business Security other offerings include an online Business Protection Kit that has been designed to assist businesses effectively in managing and protecting themselves from security incidents. Businesses can enroll in the company’s membership subscription plan and access the online Business Protection Kit, which contains tools such as security plan templates, awareness videos, threat checklists, implementation guides in addition to features that can assist businesses in implementing their security plans. For businesses to be eligible for Defence contracting, Your Business Security offers Defence and Government Contract Readiness Kits that assist SMEs in meeting Defence Industry Security Program requirements by providing the right templates and tools that manage security risks. The kit includes templates for risk assessment, workplace policies, employee screening procedure, question and answer forum, and other useful templates designed around government security principles.
As a part of its commitment to corporate social responsibility, Your Business Security offers a dedicated Pro Bono Program that supports not-for-profit organizations and registered charities. The company believes that all businesses have the right to operate in an environment that is free from security incidents such as thefts, hacking, and malicious insider activity. Through the Pro Bono Program, Your Business Security provides organizations with free business security advice and empowers them to focus on their core business in order to deliver valuable services to the community. The company is also working toward establishing strategic partnerships and introducing more services in the compliance and security space that can meet their customer’s changing security requirements.