When writing a cyber-security report for your pentest, vulnerability assessment or audit of information security It is crucial to convey the results of your work in a clear and informative way. Your report should be well written clearly organized and visually appealing, whether you’re creating it for an executive board meeting, a management review or another internal audience. This cheat sheet provides tips on how to craft an effective report that is informative, and readable.
CISOs must communicate technical weaknesses and threats to those with varying technical expertise. However, knowing the full scope of findings is not enough to be efficient. Your client isn’t paying for you to show off how l33t you are, but to educate them about what you’ve discovered and how to keep this from happening again.
Write a cybersecurity report focusing on the issues that are most important to your target audience. Use the Docs feature of ClickUp to determine which metrics and trends will be most relevant to your target audience and create a concise summary.
A high-quality cybersecurity report can give your company the confidence to reduce risk proactively and ensure its success. It’s not just about identifying the risks, but also showing how your efforts are advancing in time to show long-term value. UpGuard lets you create an executive board report that meets the primary reporting requirements of your executive leadership team with only one click. You can also export it as editable PowerPoint slides, which will save you more time and stress. Learn how to design and present your cybersecurity reports efficiently today.