Data Protection Governance Ltd

Cyber Security Risk Analysis - Parsyfal®

Software Driven Analysis of Data Breach Risk. The only available analysis of technical vulnerability, potential legal non-compliance and operational business process weakness. – The 3 key drivers for total data security. This is a risk identification, prevention, measurement and reporting service delivered by software and developed by experts.


  • Analysis of technical vulnerability leading to risk of data breach
  • Analysis of business process weakness leading to data breach
  • Analysis of potential legal non-compliance
  • Structured approach covering 85 processes and 3500 criteria
  • Fully configurable to suit your organisation
  • Real time dashboard reporting of issues
  • Proprietary security science grades the critical issues
  • Rapid software driven analysis
  • Instant audit points for validation / verification
  • Pushes data protection analysis out to operational staff


  • Reduce the likelihood of a data breach
  • Demonstrate compliance with data protection laws
  • Establish a defensible position in front of regulators and stakeholders
  • Identify complete data protection scope
  • Reduce financial liability
  • Risk identification, prevention,measurement and analysis
  • Identify technical operational vulnerabilities which are easily exploitable
  • Analyse performance of business processes to enable measurement of ROI
  • Highlight skills shortages requiring training or third party help
  • Understand where inconsistencies exist regarding data protection


£29,500 a licence a year

  • Education pricing available
  • Free trial available

Service documents


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Service ID

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Data Protection Governance Ltd

Nick Alexander

+ 44 207 998 3531

Service scope

Software add-on or extension
Cloud deployment model
Private cloud
Service constraints
No. The software is robust and has been extensively tested. Any upgrades to the software will be notified to the customer well in advance.
System requirements
None specifically. This is a stand alone solution.

User support

Email or online ticketing support
Yes, at extra cost
Support response times
3 hour to 24 hour SLA packages available.
User can manage status and priority of support tickets
Phone support
Phone support availability
9 to 5 (UK time), Monday to Friday
Web chat support
Yes, at an extra cost
Web chat support availability
9 to 5 (UK time), Monday to Friday
Web chat support accessibility standard
Web chat accessibility testing
Not as yet.
Onsite support
Yes, at extra cost
Support levels
The customer is on boarded in a structured manner and this might take between 1 day and 7 days, depending on customer operational environment and number of locations. This can be bundled with the subscription price or as a separate item. All customers have an account manager and contextual help is available as well as technical assistance.
Support available to third parties

Onboarding and offboarding

Getting started
There is a structured on-boarding process which is flexible to the needs of the customer. Onsite and remote training is available as data protection is a dynamic environment and we are available to be as passive or hands-on as required.
Service documentation
Documentation formats
  • HTML
  • PDF
End-of-contract data extraction
This is covered in the contract.
End-of-contract process
Dashboard reports highlighting where the data protection risks exist to the business. This ''As Is'' analysis is then analysed to determine the ''To Be ''remediation plan. This remediation plan is an extra cost, but this can be included in the subscription to the service.

Using the service

Web browser interface
Supported browsers
  • Internet Explorer 7
  • Internet Explorer 8
  • Internet Explorer 9
  • Internet Explorer 10
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Safari 9+
  • Opera
Application to install
Compatible operating systems
  • Android
  • IOS
  • MacOS
  • Windows
  • Other
Designed for use on mobile devices
Service interface
Customisation available
Description of customisation
The software is fully configurable to suit every unique customer environment. This is performed by DPG in the config role.


Independence of resources
The service is massively scale able and our data centre host is world class.


Service usage metrics


Supplier type
Not a reseller

Staff security

Staff security clearance
Conforms to BS7858:2012
Government security clearance
Up to Security Clearance (SC)

Asset protection

Knowledge of data storage and processing locations
Data storage and processing locations
United Kingdom
User control over data storage and processing locations
Datacentre security standards
Complies with a recognised standard (for example CSA CCM version 3.0)
Penetration testing frequency
At least every 6 months
Penetration testing approach
Protecting data at rest
Physical access control, complying with another standard
Data sanitisation process
Data sanitisation type
Explicit overwriting of storage before reallocation
Equipment disposal approach
Complying with a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v.30, CAS (Sanitisation) or ISO/IEC 27001

Data importing and exporting

Data export approach
Data can be exported into various formats once the analysis is complete.
Data export formats
  • CSV
  • ODF
Data import formats

Data-in-transit protection

Data protection between buyer and supplier networks
Private network or public sector network
Data protection within supplier network
Legacy SSL and TLS (under version 1.2)

Availability and resilience

Guaranteed availability
The SLA is defined in the contract and customisation to suit each customer requirement is possible.
Approach to resilience
The data centre information is available on request.
Outage reporting
Email alerts.

Identity and authentication

User authentication needed
User authentication
  • Dedicated link (for example VPN)
  • Username or password
Access restrictions in management interfaces and support channels
DPG is always the configurator and access is on a limited basis.
Access restriction testing frequency
At least every 6 months
Management access authentication
  • 2-factor authentication
  • Identity federation with existing provider (for example Google Apps)
  • Dedicated link (for example VPN)
  • Username or password

Audit information for users

Access to user activity audit information
Users have access to real-time audit information
How long user audit data is stored for
Access to supplier activity audit information
Users have access to real-time audit information
How long supplier audit data is stored for
How long system logs are stored for

Standards and certifications

ISO/IEC 27001 certification
ISO 28000:2007 certification
CSA STAR certification
PCI certification
Other security certifications
Any other security certifications
  • CESG Certified Lead Practitioner for IT Security
  • CESG Certified Senior Risk Adviser

Security governance

Named board-level person responsible for service security
Security governance certified
Security governance standards
ISO/IEC 27001
Information security policies and processes
As a data protection company we have a robust set of procedures and reporting structure with fast track to the board.

Operational security

Configuration and change management standard
Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Configuration and change management approach
Two members of the DPG team are world authorities in digital risk, cyber security and data protection. We undertake impact assessments for any change.
Vulnerability management type
Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Vulnerability management approach
We have a proprietary in-house process for this.
Protective monitoring type
Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Protective monitoring approach
We are constantly checking for compromises and two members of the team are world authorities in this area. We respond to incidents immediately.
Incident management type
Incident management approach
We have a proprietary process for this.

Secure development

Approach to secure software development best practice
Conforms to a recognised standard, but self-assessed

Public sector networks

Connection to public sector networks


£29,500 a licence a year
Discount for educational organisations
Free trial available
Description of free trial
Scaled back version of the full data breach risk analyis.

Service documents

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