Our cloud assurance journey highlights the services you need to ensure a smooth migration from traditional software, platforms and infrastructure to a secure cloud or hybrid environment.
Our experts can assist you through every stage of your cloud journey.
Our cloud assurance journey
This journey highlights the services and solutions an organization needs to ensure a smooth migration from traditional software, platforms and infrastructure to a secure cloud or hybrid environment.
Our cloud experts can assist you through every stage of the cloud journey.
1. Cloud risk assessment
A cloud risk assessment is designed to assist you to evaluate the suitability of migrating services to cloud environments and assess existing risks in hybrid or full cloud deployments.
Our consultants are experienced at supporting organizations to review their cloud security posture, helping to assess the risks aligned to a company’s appetite. We understand the impact of adopting cloud solutions for business and as a member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), we utilize its best practices in addition to NIST, ENISA and other industry specific cloud security guidelines to provide you with confidence when making the transition.
2. Secure cloud design
We help businesses to detect potential exposure points for sensitive information. We design, build and deliver secure cloud environments based on your specific security and compliance considerations.
We design security embedded into cloud environments with both performance and business goals in mind. We understand both the strengths and risks associated with public and private clouds.We have helped many organizations get more from the cloud by designing and deploying hybrid cloud environments, which address security concerns and meet business goals.
3. Intelligent cloud migration
When undertaking a migration to the cloud, organizations can face many problems and obstacles that if not managed correctly can lead to future issues.
Our consultants and engineers have experience of securely migrating a wide range of services and systems to the cloud, helping businesses to save money, improve security and increase awareness.
4. Cloud testing and audit
Our cloud assurance testing and audit service examines existing security controls and maps these controls to cloud environments. As a partner of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), we utilize many of its industry leading tools to ensure that you are safe in your choice of cloud deployment and also understand the associated risks.
As part of our cloud testing and audit process, we examine;
- Application and interface security
- Audit assurance and compliance
- Business continuity management and operational resilience
- Change control and configuration management
- Data security and information lifecycle management
- Data centre security
- Encryption and key management
- Governance and risk management
- Human resources security
- Identity and access management
- Infrastructure and virtualization
- Interoperability and portability
- Mobile security
- Security incident management, eDiscovery/eDisclosure and cloud forensics
- Supply chain management, transparency and accountability
- Threat and vulnerability management
5. Cloud incident response
We have an in-depth understanding of our client's Incident Response (IR) requirements across SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS Clouds. This enables us to help you define the what, where, when and why of cloud-based incidents so you get notified and can detect, contain, and isolate them going forward.
Our consultants can advise you on the best practices when dealing with cloud service providers and other related third parties. Additionally, we provide expertise in the areas of IR containment, recovery, and evaluation of test procedures.