Governance, Risk
and Compliance


> Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC)

Cipher offers 20 years of experience to help you enhance your cybersecurity posture, reduce your information security risk and facilitate compliance.


We can deliver a wide range of capabilities – from risk assessments to regulatory and standards compliance around PCI DSS, GDPR, ISO 27001, FFIEC, SOX, HIPAA and many others. We provide our clients with comprehensive recommendations to meet regulatory and compliance requirements, helping to make the entire process more efficient.
Our team of Security consultants work with your organization to develop an actionable plan for optimizing IT resources, ensuring your organization is protected and compliant. We provide detailed reports of any security consulting or assessment performed and use best practices to recommend the next steps.
Our security consultants bring deep and broad industry expertise to help you minimize your investments and build a solid foundation for your strategic cybersecurity programs. We work as part of your internal security team, adjusting our services to fit your needs.

Cipher Governance, Risk and Compliance includes:


We help you to build a solid foundation for your compliance requirements around CMMC, PCI DSS, FFIEC, HIPAA, Critical Security Controls, and many others.

Ensure that your security program is meeting all regulatory needs and security controls are functioning as expected with regular assessments..

Risk Management

Cipher can help develop a risk management process to ensure security issues are properly recognized and prioritized.

Systems can be assessed to determine the top threat actors, threat actions, and impacts to affect your critical business functions.


Chart a course for improving the security program’s maturity and develop system security plans..

The vCISO service provides an information security expert to fulfill the role of the organization’s chief information security officer (CISO) and information security leader/advocate. It allows the organization to avoid the cost of bringing a full-time
security expert on-board by utilizing an external resource only as-needed or on a project basis.


PCI Assessment & Consulting (QSA and ASV)

Cipher is a top tier PCI Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) and PCI Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV).

As the proven global leader in PCI compliance with over a decade of PCI certification experience, we have been working with merchants, payment processors, service providers, card brands and acquiring banks.

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GDPR Assessment & Consulting

Cipher provides assessment and consulting services to help customers gain a holistic view of their state of compliance towards the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) and assess their readiness towards the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Our services go from data discovery to privacy impact assessment.

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Data Discovery, Mapping & Classification

Assess all information to ensure that all locations and uses are understood. Develop inventories and protection profiles to protect it throughout its lifecycle.

Narrowing the scope of the data helps focus on what needs to be secured. We help you to understand where sensitive data is stored and label it accordingly. The steps to ensure proper data management go from discovering to data classification.