Confidential Information Maturity Assessment

Understand the systems that should be in place to protect business-critical information and trade secret.

The Challenge

Developing and implementing a confidential information protection program that builds awareness throughout the organization.

The Solution

Ethisphere-ACC Confidential Information Protection Assessment Map against guidance for taking “reasonable steps”. Benchmark your program and prioritize areas for improvement.

Multiple Uses

Internal business units and locations Accelerates cross-functional collaboration. Third parties to reduce risk.

Explore the Confidential Information Protection Assessment

A Robust Assessment

Ethisphere-ACC’s comprehensive online assessment covers the elements of an effective program. It measures maturity on a scale of 1 to 5 (most mature). You gain an immediate picture of your program’s strengths and weaknesses and how it aligns to international guidance on “reasonable steps.”

Benchmarking and Improvement Guidance

The assessment generates immediate benchmark scores to shine a light on your residual risk in nine key risk topics. An Ethisphere expert can also conduct an independent evaluation, generate a second set of scores, recommend priority improvements and provide resources to rapidly improve your program.

  • Policies, Procedures & Records
  • Information Protection Team
  • Risk Assessment
  • Third Party Management
  • Security & Confidentiality Management
  • Monitoring & Measurement
  • Corrective Actions & Improvements
  • Training & Capacity Building

What it Covers

Learn Your Maturity Level in these Critical Areas of a Confidential Information and Trade Secret Protection Program

Enabling Technology Platform to Scale Assessments

Ethisphere’s secure technology platform provides a user-friendly interface for taking the assessment; and managing dozens, or even thousands of third-party assessments.

It offers efficient record-keeping; the ability to integrate independent verification into the workflow; and robust reporting capabilities.

Level 2

  • Independent Evaluation by Ethisphere experts: interview and document review
  • Risk Assessment by Ethisphere experts
  • Custom Priority Action Roadmap by Ethisphere experts
  • Virtual Improvement Workshop for Executive Team and Senior Management
  • Ongoing remote support to achieve improvement goal: webinars, calls, document review, wrap-up call

Level 1

  • Initial Online Self-Assessment for selected risk topic
  • Auto-generated Report with Maturity Scores against benchmarks and targets
  • Ethisphere Expert Call: Review self-assessment results and report

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