Security By Design

Meeting Cybersecurity Challenges are front and center for every C-level Executive in Defense, Healthcare and Financial Services Markets. stackArmor’s Security by Design methodology ensures that commercial cloud platform like AWS and Microsoft Azure are configured to meet NIST 800-171, FISMA, FedRAMP, SOC2, HIPAA, or FFIEC security standards.  The stackArmor Security by Design approach provides guidance on how to develop a robust and proven cloud-hosting environment that uses security and compliance best practices. Key elements of Security by Design include:

Security by Design Summary of Topics:

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1 Department of Defense and US Federal Standards for Security by Design  Secure Cloud Computing Architecture (SCCA) for trusted cloud computing services.

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2 Security by Design on AWS

Learn how Security by Design can help architect a secure and compliant hosting platform on the AWS Cloud; learn about the use of solution accelerators such as the AWS Marketplace and Service Catalog

Terry Grogan, CISM, CISSP

Director, Cloud Compliance Services, stackArmor with AWS Cloud Security and Compliance experience with US Treasury, IRS, and a number of Commercial entities

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3 Security Operations Model (SECONOPS)

DHS’s Continuous Diagnostic & Monitoring (CDM) is a powerful and effective Security Operations Blueprint (SECONOPS) with predefined tools and metrics. Learn how tools like ForeScout, RES, Splunk and RSA Archer can power your Security Operations.


Cybersecurity and Compliance Subject Matter Expert in DHS CDM, FedRAMP, FISMA, SOC 2, and Corporate Compliance Programs

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4 Security Assessment Artifacts (SA&A)

Conducting a robust Security Assessment & Authorization (SA&A) that evaluates and documents security controls, policies and procedures through a Systems Security Plan (SSP) helps ensure management control and reporting.

Salim Ajmeri, CAP, CISSP

Cybersecurity and Compliance Subject Matter Expert with extensive SA&A experience in FISMA, FedRAMP and NIST 800-53 based Frameworks including NIST 800-171.

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stackArmor is a Washington DC based provider of cloud consulting services and cybersecurity solutions for regulated markets in government, healthcare and financial services. Learn more by visiting our website or contact us for more information.

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