0333 444 0881
0333 444 0881

Cyber Security Architecture Service

The Cyber Security Architecture Service provides an in-depth, expert-led assessment of the security aspects of design of the program, leveraging proprietary and industry best practice, to outline and guide actionable next steps to improve your security position. Our NCSC Certified Security Architects are vital to the success of programmes that need formal security accreditation, as well as GDPR compliance to progress into operations. Working with the project team, our Consultants will advise the PMO on deliverables, dependencies and any other security risk & governance matters that will support technical delivery. Our Consultants will provide advice and guidance on all aspects of Cyber Security & Information Assurance, including Risk Management, Security Aspects of Design, Governance, assurance management and test scoping success criteria.

cyber security architecture

 Service Description

Our team of cyber security experts can help in developing, designing and implementing secure architectures across IT systems, networks and applications. Our service includes consultancy support, guidance and advice on the following areas:

  • Identifying risks that arise from existing and future solution architecture design, and ensuring designs mitigate identified risks and adequate controls are applied across the solution.
  • Selecting the appropriate security products, components and technologies to meet a security requirement.
  • Identifying and solving weaknesses and major issues that occur in existing solutions and proposing alternative architecture solutions.
  • Incorporating public-sector best practice and the latest architectural frameworks, standards and protocols, e.g. TOGAF (The Open Group Architecture Framework), MODAF (MoD Architecture Framework), Zachman, 10 Steps to Cyber Security, Cloud Security Principles.
  • Ensuring compliance with key features of relevant security architectures.
  • Applying core security technologies, e.g. access control models, encryption, authentication techniques and intrusion detection. Information about security vulnerabilities and techniques for defending against them.
  • Designing and developing documented processes for maintaining the security of a system or solution throughout its full lifecycle.

Cyber Smart Associates Security Architects use a variety of proven, reusable and consistent tools that efficiently determine the specification of when and where security controls need to be applied, and follow up with detailed advice and guidance on all aspects of information security & systems integration at multiple levels, including:

  • Enterprise Security Architecture
  • Cloud Strategy
  • Secure Information System Design
  • Cyber Monitoring Coherence
  • Technical Refresh Programmes
  • Product Evaluations & Inter-operability Studies
  • Build Reviews & Options Analysis
  • Systems Integration Planning

Service Features & Benefits


  • Examination of cloud environment with security-focused approach.
  • Written reporting providing remediation recommendations and impactful changes to consider.
  • Security design assurance led by experienced cloud security experts.
  • Provides the CISO Department with Improved visibility into Product Teams.
  • Analyse the Security Effectiveness & Performance of development teams.
  • Clients can compare the performance of multiple product teams.
  • Supports the planning & prioritisation of Improvement programmes.


  • Assure your solutions against most common configuration-based vulnerabilities.
  • Understand impact of existing control gaps to drive security improvements.
  • Inform effective security operations, architecture, strategy built on prioritised guidance.
  • Expert-led guidance for improvement to cloud security controls.
  • Gain cyber expertise to provide an in-depth SWOT of solutions.
  • Develop a mature security architecture aligned to business objectives.

How We Can Help


With a strong background in working in Secure Systems Development & DevSecOps organisations, and extensive expertise in dealing with the private and public sectors, we are well placed to deliver the guidance and support required to meet the stringent requirements laid out by the UK government for information security and assurance. Get in touch with one of our experts today to find out how we can help you to develop and implement secure architectures across your IT systems, networks and applications.

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