Threats to cyber security are persistent and constantly evolving. With an ever-growing number of cyber attacks on critical infrastructure, online commerce and the private sector, protecting your business from risk and keeping corporate data safe has never been more critical. Some organisations are underprepared to deal effectively with potential security breaches with their security teams finding that their work has become a race against the attackers. The private sector is more exposed to cybersecurity threats than it needs to be, given the best practices that are available today. At Cyber Smart Associates we offer a range of flexible services that not only help secure your company’s Information Systems but can help improve your business’s value. Our highly qualified & experienced team can deliver security capability at all levels of your organisation and are on hand to help ensure that your projects deliver solutions that are appropriately aligned to your cyber security risk position and satisfy your regulatory compliance requirements.
Our Chief Information Security Officer-as-a-Service (CISOaaS) provides information security leadership from an appropriate pool of expertise and technical resources from within Cyber Smart Associates. CISOaaS provides security guidance to senior management and drives the organisation’s information security programme.
For Businesses that are planning ‘Cloud First’ Transformation strategies, our cloud security architecture assessment service gives an objective assessment of your compliance readiness with the 14 Cloud Security Principles, or the Cloud Security Alliance’s Cloud Controls Matrix (CSA CCM). Our Service is listed on the G-Cloud 11 Framework under Lot ‘Cloud Support’.
Companies depend on third-party service providers to host or manage their information. Businesses stay competitive by using multiple customer and vendor relationships and accessing specialised solutions and skills. This advantage, however, offers challenges around third-party data security, proliferating regulatory and compliance requirements.
The risk assessment process identifies, analyses and evaluates risk, and ensures that the cyber security controls you choose are appropriate to the risks your organisation faces. Conducting a risk assessment can be a complicated undertaking, especially for organisations that don’t know what standard to measure their efforts against. Our qualified cyber security advisers will provide business-driven consultation on the overall process of assessing information risk.
Our Project Managers fully understand the delivery life cycle and how security supports it. A Cyber Smart Associates Security Project Manager will direct the security function of your projects based on your company’s strategic objectives and specific Data Privacy goals and needs. They can advise your COO, CTO, or your CISO department on security matters and marshal the security aspects of transformation programmes.
Cyber Smart Associates Security Architects can augment your development teams to support secure design and integration of solutions across the enterprise networks and applications. Our Architects are well versed in architectural frameworks such as TOGAF, MODAF and SABSA so whether your need is for technical support at the enterprise abstract or whether you need a solutions focus, they can help ensure that your information systems are secure by design.
We can conduct an ICS security review that highlights risks to your OT including technical deployment and operational processes. Our review will help you manage risk over the lifetime of your system(s) and will include a detailed technical examination of your operational system’s implementation and the supporting business processes that maintain them.
With our NIST CSF Alignment Service we typically start by developing a profile that describes an organisations current cyber security activities and their outcomes. We then develop a target profile, or adopt a baseline profile that has been tailored to better match its critical infrastructure sector or the type of organisation.
We offer two levels of cyber training: Awareness level giving newcomers a thorough foundation in cyber security, and Application level in-depth courses for professional development. Training is delivered by practicing cyber security consultants all of whom, possess a minimum of 20 years Security & IA experience.
As part of the Government’s £1.9 billion National Cyber Security Strategy to protect the UK in cyber space, the NIS Regulations provide legal measures to boost the overall level of security (both cyber and physical resilience) of network and information systems that are critical for the provision of digital services and essential services.
ISO27001 CONSULTANCY SERVICE
Our ISO27001 consultancy service can help you implement an Information Security Management System and achieve certification. We will work with you to build a management system that fits with your organisation, building on the good work you are already doing and support improvements.
TAILORED PRAGMATIC ADVICE
Our Cyber Security Architects leverage deep industry expertise, market leading technologies and technical skill to help organisations detect, understand and respond effectively to cyber incidents.
SUITABLY QUALIFIED & EXPERIENCE PROFESSIONALS
All our Certified Consultants are rigorously selected by us and possess at least 10 years’ experience in the Private (Finance & Businesses) and Public (HMG & Defence) ICT delivery environments. Our Security Architects have extensive experience in the development, deployment and management of sensitive systems around the world. This experience helps us to understand Threat Agent capabilities used to exploit any potential technical vulnerabilities of Communication and Information Systems (CIS) employed by our clients nationally.
The geographical reach and quality & depth of our consultancy team enables an agile approach allowing us to deliver highly flexible, cost effective, immediate, individual or team-based solutions anywhere in the UK.
EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE IN COMPLIANCE FRAMEWORKS
Our Architects have extensive experience in a number of Enterprise and Solutions Architecture methodologies and private and public sector Compliance frameworks including AWS Cloud Security, Azure Cloud, GCP, NIST CSF, ISO/IEC: 27001, COBiT, PCI/DSS, the Security Policy Framework (SPF), the Defence Manual of Security (JSP440) and NCSC schemes such as Cyber Essentials.
DEPENDABLE & FLEXIBLE APRROACH
Effective Information Risk Management is critical for any organisation. With ever-changing threats and regulations, we work with our clients to deliver a cost-effective approach to managing their risks, without being so restrictive that it hinders their day to day operations or agile delivery.
OUTSTANDING CUSTOMER SERVICE
At Cyber Smart Associates we pride ourselves on being able to help customers make the best choices for them. Our commitment to providing superior quality services and customer engagements enables each team member and Associate to provide an exceptional level of service to our clients.
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