Security Posture: What It Is + Why It’s Important

With data breaches and cyber attacks growing in scale and frequency, it’s crucial that your business commits to effective security measures. But where do you begin?


Conducting a security posture assessment is a good place to start.


Security posture is an evaluation of your organization’s overall security status. It takes into account all types of security controls including data security, network security, penetration testing, vendor risk management and more to provide a holistic overview of where your security status stands.


To help you evaluate where your security posture stands and help you take steps to improve it, Secureframe has created this helpful flowchart.


Whether your organization is on the weaker or stronger side of security posture, identifying your posture will help set your organization up for success and save you from costly data breaches.