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DORA consultant services

Our DORA consultant services are designed to help you define and set up the processes and frameworks necessary to meet the Digital Operational Resilience Act and build the long-term resilience of your organization.

Working with our DORA consultants

We specialize in developing tailored programs and scalable solutions that streamline the compliance process and enable you to safely navigate the fast-changing risk landscape. Our DORA consultants have extensive experience from supporting the financial sector with risk, business continuity, IT continuity, and incident & crisis management. Whether you need support to get started or require an end-to end digital solution, we can deliver.

Our DORA Services

DORA Health Check

To get the best understanding of your needs we assess your organization’s current resilience capabilities to comply with the new regulatory requirements. The DORA Health Check is the ideal starting point as it covers regulatory requirements that cross organizational lines – which many companies struggle to comply with when handling the process internally.

The DORA Health Check typically includes:

  • A DORA compliance checklist
  • Interviews with stakeholders of the specific regulatory demands
  • A gap analysis
  • An overview detailing which areas to focus on
  • A roadmap for compliance.
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Digital Operations Testing

To ensure digital operational resilience, a comprehensive testing program must be carried out based on risk-profile. Our consultants partner you through the process or act as an independent tester, dependent on your needs.

  • Plan and run a test program with follow-up lessons learned
  • Assess network security to identify critical vulnerabilities
  • Perform a gap analysis to identify weaknesses or issues in technology or organisation
  • Test crisis, business continuity, emergency response and recovery plans
  • Develop and run scenario exercises for teams
  • Carry out penetration (PEN) testing
  • Train board and other stakeholders on resilience testing methodology
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ICT Risk Support

Information and communication technology, ICT, risks are highly represented in DORA. To help you comply with these we support your organization with a range of ICT services based on the 4C IT continuity methodology.

  • Conduct a Risk Analysis
  • Assess and update your risk framework
  • Develop or update incident management framework and plans
  • Map and analyse business functions and their critical ICT-components
  • Develop Disaster Recovery Plans and Business Continuity Plans
  • Develop a Business Continuity framework
  • Develop and implement an information security management system
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ICT Third-Party Risk Management

An integral part of DORA is managing ICT third-party risk within the ICT risk management framework. We help you to understand your third-part risk and provide the support to meet the DORA regulations and your risk appetite.

  • Plan, prepare and conduct inspections and audits of ICT third-party providers
  • Plan, prepare and conduct tests and exercises with ICT third-party providers
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ICT Incident Management

To comply with DORA organizations must establish and implement ICT-related incident management to detect, manage, and notify ICT-related incidents, We define your requirements and tailor the optimal solution.

  • Develop or update your incident management framework, processes and plans
  • Develop a reporting system for keeping stakeholders and auditors (once mandatory) with relevant information
  • Set-up digital solution for preparing for, managing and learning from incidents
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DORA Consultants

Sometimes you just want an expert on hand to support you with your DORA related operations. Our experts consultants are available for

  • Advise on how to become compliant
  • Project management to ensure you take the best approach moving forward
  • Hands-on work in a team if you are short-staffed or lack the appropriate skills.
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What our customers are saying

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Major UK Insurer
"Oatly needed a new crisis management model that could grow with us, and that could work throughout our organization. Having worked with 4C Strategies before, I knew that its solid track record would make 4C a good partner for us."”
Linda Nordgren, Head of Communications, Oatly
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“Using Exonaut, we are able to analyse and identify distinguishing features of the company's risk exposure within different operational areas – and track our progress. This information feeds into the overall strategy of the company.”
Filip Rönning, SBAB Bank Risk Analyst
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“We wanted to look beyond the traditional BCM norms with a focus on better anticipating future business risk, while having solid foundations to minimize the risk of whatever unprecedented issues and potential threats may arise.”
Director Security and Resilience, Openreach
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“By implementing Exonaut, we have taken our incident management to the next level”
Jonas Lindström, Chief Security Officer, Tele2
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Major UK Insurer
“Exonaut is currently capturing all of our Important Business Services… along with the mapping of the associated assets, the impacts of tolerances, the tolerance statements, as well as the scenario tests and the results of them.”
Group Head Operational Resilience, Major UK Insurer
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Digitalize and streamline DORA operations with Exonaut Resilience

Exonaut Resilience enables you to take a common and collaborative approach to DORA by  connecting teams and applications, and ensuring manual and automated tasks are addressed and auditable in one centralized, transparent system.

Exonaut Resilience goes beyond generic workflows and process management tools. Dynamic, automated collaborative response plans and runbooks enhance visibility for stakeholders through autogenerated report, audit, and analytics capabilities. It also supports regularly testing of plans to measure recovery time achieved (RTA) and demonstrate that applications and ICT services can be recovered according to the demands of your supported businesses.

Digitalize your DORA Operations

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Discover how you can build your risk, business continuity and crisis management capability with our expert services. Book a free consultation with one of our consultants to discuss your requirements.

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