Make cyber hygiene your organisation's top digital priority - and be recognised for it.

CISOaaS: Your Strategic Partner in Cyber Health

Chief Information Security Officer as a Service or CISOaaS Consulting, offers invaluable expertise and guidance to organisations seeking to fortify their cybersecurity posture. With cyber threats evolving at an unprecedented pace, forward-looking businesses will recognise the necessity of having dedicated cybersecurity leadership. 

Crowe Singapore is an appointed and onboarded cybersecurity consultant by the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) to provide CISOaaS solutions and assist enterprises in achieving their Cyber Essentials Certification. 

Gain access to seasoned professionals who bring a wealth of experience in identifying, mitigating, and managing cybersecurity risks.
Our consultants work closely with organisations to develop tailored strategies, aligned with their specific needs and objectives. 
Whether it is implementing robust security protocols, ensuring compliance with industry regulations, or responding to emerging threats, we offer proactive solutions to safeguard sensitive data and critical assets.

Cyber Preparedness: Critical Industries

Moreover, if your organisation belongs to the following industries, it is a minimal requirement to conduct regular Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing (VAPT): 

  • Online Retail and Shopping Sites (Businesses that accept payments online)
  • Financial Institutions
  • Enterprises in the Medical Sector
  • Government Contractors
  • Organisations that store personal, financial or medical information in their database

After VAPT, it is also recommended to obtain a Cyber Health Check with our CISOaaS Consultants. 

Getting up to Mark: Developing your Cybersecurity Health Plan

Cyber Essentials

Cyber Essentials Certification      

The Cyber Essentials mark is a national cybersecurity certification tailored for organisations, particularly Small and Medium Enterprises, beginning their cybersecurity endeavours.

Geared towards entities with restricted IT and/or cybersecurity proficiency and resources, this mark facilitates the prioritisation of essential cybersecurity measures to shield their systems and operations.

The Cyber Essentials mark functions to acknowledge organisations that have implemented commendable cyber hygiene practices. It also serves to recognise the organisations that have put in place good cyber hygiene measures.

Crowe can assist your enterprise achieve this certification, by helping you ensure that robust cyber hygiene practices are in place to safeguard critical operations and prioritise the protection of your customer data, by ensuring the following are in place:

  • People: Equipping your staff in cyber-preparedness. 
  • Hardware & Software: Understanding the range of hardware and software in use by your organisation and safeguarding them.
  • Data: Be informed of the kinds of data that your organisation stores, where they are stored and to secure them.
  • Virus/Malware Protection: Protection against malevolent software like viruses and malware. 
  • Access Control: Gatekeeping access to critical data and services.
  • Secure Configuration: Put in place secure settings for your enterprise’s hardware and software.
  • Software Updates: Ensuring software on your devices and systems are updated in a timely manner.
  • Backup: Ensure that essential data have been backed up and stored offline.
  • Incident Response: Be prepared to detect, respond to, and recover from cyber incidents.

Why should your organisation apply?

  • Eligible Small and Medium Enterprises can receive up to 70% co-funding support from the government when they sign up with CISOaaS cybersecurity consultants onboarded by CSA*
  • Tailored to your organisation’s cybersecurity needs
  • Simplifies cybersecurity by prioritising the measures to focus on first
  • Guides your organisation to implement cyber hygiene measures against common cyber-attacks
  • Provides recognition of your cybersecurity practices

*Subject to approval. Learn more here.


Application Process

1. Pre-Engagement
2. Consulting
3. Certification
1. Pre-Engagement
  • Eligibility assessment
  • Determination of number of endpoints and commensurate consultancy fee tier
  • Funding application support
2. Consulting
  • Review of existing cybersecurity processes and procedures
  • Risk Assessment/Gap analysis with recommendations on remediations and enhancements
  • Provision of standard data protection and security policy
  • Completion of CSA cybersecurity self-assessment questionnaire
3. Certification
  • Gathering and review of all necessary supporting documents for certification submission
  • Submission to appointed certification body
  • Cyber Essentials Certification complete

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