BLU NORTH GROUP
Protecting your “Crown Jewels”. Securely Enabling Your Business or Mission
BLU NORTH GROUP AT YOUR SERVICE
WE HELP ORGANIZATIONS PROTECT THEIR “CROWN JEWELS”.
OUR SERVICES AND OFFERINGS
We invite you to view our extensive portfolio of consulting services at Blu North Group. With a range of industry experts, our cybersecurity and technology risk services meet the needs of organizations of all shapes and sizes, from small firms to bustling multinationals. Blu North Group's projects deliver time-tested, significant, and lasting changes with measurable growth.
CISO ADVISORY SERVICES (CAS)
Work With Experts
CAS offers NIST centric solutions in the areas of cybersecurity strategy development, information security policy development, risk assessments, vulnerability assessments, vendor risk management cyber resiliency reviews, and security awareness training. We also offer preparedness assessments for regulations such as Sarbanes–Oxley Act (SOX), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
Our "CISOinaBOX" is our virtual CISO services optimized for small and middle-market organizations.
DEVSECOPS TRANSFORMATION SERVICES (DTS)
Secure Your Digital Transformation
Our specialized practice, DTS, was born as a result of feedback from customers who wanted to embark on Digital Transformation and DevSecOps Initiatives and wanted objective and strategic insights on how best to proceed, without overspending on technology.
Our expanding partnerships with the most innovative thinkers and companies with forward-leading DevSecOps capabilities, allow us to share with our customers, the best value strategies, talent, processes, and technologies to enable them to successfully rollout DevSecOps programs.
STAFF AUGMENTATION SERVICES (SAS)
Scale Your Team
Our SAS team has extensive experience in cybersecurity and technology risk. This allows us to provide the best-value talent that enables our clients to execute cybersecurity and technology risk projects and initiatives effectively and efficiently.
Data on a Touch Pad
Reaching a Deal
Blu North Group's mission is to help businesses and governments enhance their overall cyber and technology risk posture, by aligning their security program strategy with business goals, assigning the most effective controls to their most critical information system assets “crown jewels” cost-effectively.
MEET OUR TEAM
Come On In!
Blu North Group is proud to have some of the industry’s best consultants on our team. The experience, capability, and passion of our staff is the foundation for our success in serving our clients. That is why we invest heavily in recruitment, skills development, and forming a work environment that fosters their growth.
DAVID DWUMAH, CPA, CISA
David Dwumah is the Founding Principal of BLU NORTH GROUP a global information technology and cybersecurity risk consulting firm, with operations in North America. The Firm specializes in building the overall cyberinfrastructure or assist businesses and governments to enhance their overall cyber and technology risk posture, by aligning their security program strategy with business goals, implementing the most effective controls to protect their most critical information system assets “crown jewels” cost-effectively.
David began his career with Ernst & Young in 2002 in their Financial Services Practice servicing clients in the banking and insurance industries. In 2005, David was recruited by the Federal Reserve where he led strategic technology and cybersecurity audit and risk initiatives for the Critical Infrastructure Sector, with a focus on Federal Finance Digital Transformation programs until 2010. During his tenure, he led activities that covered the Federal Reserve’s core applications such as Enterprise Accounting System, Account Management Information, and the Treasury's Cash Management System, for which he received the President’s Award two years in a row. He served as a Senior Risk Manager for RBS and Citizens Bank in Providence, RI from 2010 through 2016, scaling up and managing critical cybersecurity and technology risk and assurance programs for Finance.
David earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Florida, a master’s degree (Information Systems) from Baylor University, and another master’s degree (Accounting) from the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. David is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in the State of Massachusetts.