Experts in delivering secure, resilient cyber and information services - keeping your systems and data safe
In many organisations, security efforts are focused almost exclusively on deploying technologies on top of the existing infrastructure – the result is a reactive security posture, busy with activity and unable to answer the question “Are we becoming more secure?”
Methods’ cyber security consultancy services help reduce risk and vulnerabilities from cyber-attacks by developing a security road-map tailored to your unique needs. We build-in effective monitoring and controls at multiple levels which protect your cloud, IT and IoT services, and minimise the potential impact if the worst happens and an unwarranted breach transpires.
Methods helps organisations improve processes such as threat management by building an identity management programme, and establishing prevention, detection and response capabilities to cyber-attacks. We provide security awareness training for all employees, which requires bespoke levels of detail.
Our chief information security officer (CISO) as-a-service can build or re-build your security programme. We align to your industry specific security policy frameworks and security classification policies, to ensure your cyber security standards protect business-critical data that is aligned to your business objectives.
Methods is certified in the National Cyber Security Centre’s Cyber Security Consultancy framework. As an assured service provider through the NCSC’s framework, Methods team of experts can provide the most appropriate cyber security consultancy services to protect your information. We are qualified in in the following service categories:
- Risk assessment
- Risk management
Qualification through this framework recognises that Methods has a proven track record of delivering defined cyber security consultancy services; a level of cyber security expertise supported by professional requirements defined by NCSC; and the relevant Certified Professional (CCP) qualifications.
Find us on the National Cyber Security Centre’s Cyber Security Consultancy framework.
We are Cyber Essentials Plus accredited and work to industry good standards.
Our expertise in cyber
- Cyber security
- Integrated risk management
- Security architecture
- Cyber assessment framework
- Prevention, detection and response
Whatever the risks, Methods’ proactive and reactive incident management processes, capabilities, and technologies enable our cyber incident response and security operations centre to rapidly adapt and respond to cyber disruptions. This can be in terms of prevention, detection, eradication, and recovery.
Our integrated risk and compliance capabilities underpin and secure your digital transformation programme. With appropriate level of controls aligned to the cyber assessment frameworks and industry good practice and guidelines, the result achieves a robust cyber security programme.
With the threat landscape continuously changing, your organisation must be ready for anything. That’s why we believe it’s vital to have the right support to develop processes, competence, wisdom, and expertise to run faster than the attackers.
Our supply chain assurance service reveals supply chain risk and provides practical, tailored guidance on how to implement control measures effectively, using evidence-based analysis and in-depth reviews. This enables proportionate cyber risk management specific to your business context.
Our philosophy is to support our customers by building effective cyber security process from the outset. Our secure-SDLC (DevSecOPs) Framework follows industry recognised coding standards and security principles including OWASP, NCSC, with Secure-by-Design principles, embedded in our ways of working.
Discovering cyber security threats
How can organisations assess their ongoing risk of cyber threats and identify an acceptable level of safety without draining resource and budgets?
Every organisations’ IT and Security department aims to prevent security vulnerabilities and reduce risk. However, this process is time-consuming, resource-hungry, and the threats are ever-changing.
Monitoring and maintaining a Remediation Action Plan (an approach for fixing security-related issues in your organisation over a strategic period of time) will not only keep your organisation within a safe limit – an identified acceptable level of risk by your organisation – but lays the foundations to demonstrate to auditors or 3rd parties that all appropriate measurements have been undertaken.
Some of our previous work
Empowering security operations to identify critical threats
A security breach is inevitable and often starts with a successful phishing attempt against an unsuspecting employee. Once the attackers gain access to that employee’s credentials, they can remain hidden in an organisation’s infrastructure for weeks, maybe months - watching, waiting, and learning