Security Architecture & Design

Our enterprise information security architecture and design service helps your business to set up and implement best practice security controls, policies, processes, risk management and governance. We combine experience in SABSA, NIST and ISO27K methods to achieve and maintain a state of managed risk and information security, defining an information security posture, security services, roadmap and governance.

Why Would You Need This Service?

Ensuring your security architecture is comprehensive and aligned is an important and vital step. Making informed risk decisions involves risk-decision fidelity and steps to determine risk acceptance. It is both a driver and enabler of secure, safe, resilient, and reliable behaviour, as well as for addressing risk areas throughout the enterprise.

There are many reasons why your business would consider using this service including all or some of the following:

  • To understand your current information security maturity level so that it can be improved;
  • To assess and review your information security controls and understand risks and how these can be mitigated;
  • To develop information security patterns for your enterprise including cloud, IdAM, mobile, DevOps, SDLC, data, infrastructure, networks and applications;
  • To align your security architecture with your enterprise architecture;
  • To ensure your security architecture is up-to-date, meets all current regulations and corporate risk policy;
  • To assess current and to define a new information security posture;
  • To create a prioritised information security architecture roadmap.

How We Deliver This Service

An enterprise security architecture and design can be carried out as part of a broader enterprise architecture engagement including developing baseline and target architectures for business, data, application and technology. The enterprise security architecture and design can be undertaken on its own which will provide a solid focus on security architecture.

Our approach, phasing and deliverables:

Phase 1 – Assess & Structure

  • Stakeholder interviews & information gathering;
  • Security drivers;
  • Security principles;
  • Information security governance.

Phase 2 – Information Security Architecture Definition

  • Information security risk assessment;
  • Security valuations;
  • Security posture;
  • Security domains;
  • Security services.

Phase 3 – Information Security Architecture Planning

  • Security roadmap;
  • Security operations, processes and policies;
  • Security architecture document.

Typical Outcomes

Typical Security Architecture outcomes are:

  • Achieving and being able to maintain a state of coherence and managed risk;
  • Information security defining an information security posture, security services, roadmap and governance;
  • Alignment of business goals and objectives with Enterprise Security Architecture; security posture, risk management and governance.

Case Studies

  • Federated Enterprise Architecture Capability Development
  • Enterprise Architecture Capability Development and strategic new Quotation platform design
  • Enterprise Architecture Capability Development
  • Solution Architecture
  • IT Strategy Development

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