Security Governance And Advisory

Assisting executive management to align with business, control risks, meet compliance mandates and grow business by offering IT governance framework, IT risk management and ACSC Essential 8 security services. Follow these links for  ISO 27001 and Payment Card Industries services.

IT Risk Management Service with Comprehensive Cybersecurity Governance

Without taking the focus away from your core business functions, security must be ingrained at all levels of the business starting with the board and executives. CXO Security’s executive consultants and advisors will alleviate board-level security concerns by mapping out what needs to be done, why, and ultimately how, to ensure security governance and compliance.

Key reasons why you should consider us:

  • Ensure board level support for security that will ultimately filter down through all levels of your organisation.
  • Gain clarity in knowing and understanding precisely what security your business needs and why including security, IT risk management, as well as the ACSC Essential Eight is important for business.
  • Eliminate concerns over a potential mountain of security gaps exposing your business to undue risk. CXO Security will provide you with a prioritised roadmap of projects and be there to help with cybersecurity governance.

Ways in which we can help…

CXO Security can help you expose any gaps within your company and treat potential risks. Our integrated Security Governance and Advisory service offer the following solutions: CISO as a Service, implementing The Australian Cyber Security Centre’s (ACSC) ‘Essential 8’ strategies, CISO as a Service, Security Strategy, ISMS Development and Management and Security Policy Review & Development. CXO Security understands that all businesses are different and can customise a service package to suit your specific needs. From ad-hoc advisory through to a part time CISO, we can customise our role to extract the best value for your business. Look at some ways we can typically help below.

ACSC Essential Eight Security Strategies Integration

Having a plan in place to mitigate any security breaches is recommended by the Australian government to ensure security governance. ACSC Essential Eight is a prioritised list of strategies to help you when the worst happens and is something in which our experts at CXO Security specialise. Through our guidance, we can determine which systems may be vulnerable, as well as the level of protection required, ensuring that your company complies with ACSC security Essential Eight recommendations.

CISO Service

Your business might not be ready to hire a full-time CISO (Chief Information Security Officer) but still needs the security guidance and knowledge that a CISO offers to comply with the recommended Australian government cyber security strategy. Our CISO Service allows your business to tap into this level of expertise without taking the full plunge of hiring a CISO. Perfect for handling board level discussions on security, developing a security roadmap, overseeing strategy implementation, and much more.

IT Governance Framework Security Strategy

Whether your business is planning for a major change or looking to be better prepared for a new wave of risks, a security strategy can ensure your business is on the right path to getting the necessary controls in place. CXO Security can review and help develop your strategy, ensuring that an IT governance framework has been implemented correctly, enabling the business to achieve its goals and objectives, and maybe even present new business opportunities along the way.

ISMS Development and Management

By now everyone understands that information security governance is essential. But how much is necessary, and where do we apply it? How do we know it is working when it is applied? An ISMS (Information Security Management System) with integrated technical controls is what you need to address these questions and much more. CXO Security can build an ISMS tailored to your business, ensuring that security is implemented using a risk-based approach and subsequently monitored and maintained effectively.

Security Policy Review & Development

A good set of information security policies lays the foundation for security practices and controls within a business. They ensure that everyone strives toward a common goal and hence the approach to implementation and maintenance of controls is consistent. CXO Security will assess policies in place to identify any gaps and can help fill those gaps for you and liaise directly with your Cyber Audit and Risk Committee.


Cyber Indemnity Solutions Cyber Indemnity Solutions

“CXO Security are important partners of CIS and are without a doubt best of breed in the field of cyber security, monitoring and unique specialised developments in this field. We recommend CXO Security for detailed service and best practice in all aspects of customer service.”

Greg Hodgkiss, CEOCyber Indemnity Solutions


“An excellent, challenging and professional report.”

Geoffrey HoltCEO. ANCIS

Core Security Core Security

“I have known the team at CXO for over 20 years. They are trustworthy, competent and extremely easy to work with.”

CEOCore Security, Japan

DXC Connect DXC Connect

“CXO is responsive, credible and easy to work with. I have been impressed with their wide knowledge of security solutions and how to apply them to solve customer problems.”

Basil Reilly, Sales DirectorDXC Connect

Ferrier Hodgson Ferrier Hodgson

“A wonderful partner with vast experience.”

Stephen Rennick, Executive Director, CyberFerrier Hodgson

Your Client Matters Your Client Matters

“You have been an awesome service provider. You have been prompt, efficient and professional in every dealing. You have solved our problem AND you were happy and patient in explaining everything to a less techy person like me. Your communication throughout the project has been superb.”

Deena Janes, OwnerYour Client Matters

Our Other Security Services

Security Compliance

Need help understanding the myriad of Security requirements related to PCI, ASD Essential 8, ISO 27001, Australian Privacy Principles or APRA CPG 234 - or not sure if they even apply? CXO Security will identify your Compliance obligations and get you on the right track to compliance.

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Security Testing and Assurance

Let CXO Security validate the security in your planned solutions and test the final product. Our comprehensive range of assessments will leave no stone unturned and ensure you have the right advice to strengthen the security of your systems.

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Education and Training

“Security is everybody’s business”, so make it so. Let CXO Security educate your staff; from individuals, to project teams, or even company-wide.

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