Data Onboarding Governance (DOG) Audit

Data driven decisions require robust and complete data sets.


With the drive towards ingesting all data, and making multiple business decisions, security analytics, and operational measurements, there is a need for a data onboarding process that is fast, detailed, and complete. Training new team members is a step by step approach to data onboarding is key to being able to constantly adapt the team and the process to the next data source, or the next data analytics project.

CyberQ DOG Audit

  • Initial understanding of Data requirement or “Use Cases”
  • Audit of existing logs available matched to Use Cases
  • Detailed audit of log formats
  • Report per data source of all fields and values required/missing/improperly formatted

Quality Data 

With the growing need to increase clarity of data analytics, the need for high quality and complete log data has become paramount to success. CyberQ DOG Audit is the first step of a time tested and proven methodology to build a data ingestion program for a customer.

Teach and train

The purpose of CyberQ DOG Audit is to baseline the existing state of logs, audit the logging process, and identify gaps in logging, missing information in logs that may be critical to achieve the customers stated objectives. 


CyberQ, the long term success and ROI of the CyberQ DOG Audit is to build a methodology for the customer and a trained team focused on the proper methods to audit data when new data sources are introduced. 


CyberQ DOG is a full methodology, driven by the business to build an onboarding team at the customer site that can pivot to address any data source, any compliance requirement, and any data onboarding requirement.

Automated Data Testing

Tools that allow the customer to automatically test data for completeness and accuracy will be part of what is left of the customer to use as needed.

Good Security

Workflow methodology, using an agile toolset to identify all stories (data sources) and the people, process and technology hurdles required to complete onboarding withing a given sprint cycle.

Engaging CyberQ

CyberQ DOG Audit program can be purchased as an initial step , or part of the complete program to design, implement, and rollout into production a mature data onboarding solution. 

Quality Data Creates Quality Results

Helping customers overcome missing fields and values, incomplete logs, missing subnets or business units, stubborn technology issues and more. 

Creating a robust and high quality data set for the Security team to analyze is the main driver of CyberQ DOG.