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Improve Your Security With Security Architecture

Summary

This note introduces security architecture as a means to plan and design security consistently and coherently. Security and risk management technical professionals are challenged with relating business problems, threats and agile IT to the defenses they need to build.

Published: 03 June 2019

ID: G00373511

Analyst(s): Richard Bartley

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Introducing Security Architecture
    • Security Architecture Perceptions
    • Role of Security Architecture
    • Where Should the Security Architecture Function Live in an Organization?
    • The Relationship Between Security Architecture and Enterprise Architecture
  • Why Security Architecture
    • Security Architecture Benefits
  • An Introduction to Methodologies and Frameworks
    • Methodologies and Frameworks for Security Architecture
    • Differences in Security Architecture Approaches
    • Example Security Architecture Methodologies
    • Example Security Architecture Frameworks
  • Adopt Security Architecture Thinking
  • Start Your Security Architecture Evolution
  • Create Your Security Architecture
  • Maintain Live Security Architecture

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