As a startup, your mind is on your product or service - as it should be. When you gain traction and win larger clients, sooner or later one will ask about your information security program and it will take more than "we're secure, trust us" to convince them.
This is how security governance programs are born.
You might look at large multinationals with full compliance, legal, and InfoSec teams, and be tempted to delay. But as a startup you have an advantage: your agility will help you create a big security governance posture with minimum effort (and cost).
In this article, we describe 6 low impact and low-cost ideas with big benefits to Information Security Governance. These will lay the foundation for convincing clients that your startup takes InfoSec seriously and help set you up for any future compliance pursuits like SOC2 (opens new window), PCI (opens new window), and ISO 27001 (opens new window).