Growing cybersecurity maturity for The University of Cape Town (UCT)
Country South Africa
A well-functioning Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) or Security Operations Centre (SOC) provides a reliable and trusted single point of contact for reporting computer security incidents. CSIRT/SOC is the most effective way to structure incident detection, response and related security operations into manageable, coordinated and competent one-stop centers to deliver cybersecurity services for its constituencies. Maturity assessment of the security team can enable organization to identify problematic areas more accurately and allocate resources more efficiently.
NRD Cyber Security assesses CSIRT/SOC maturity by applying best international practices (SIM3 and SOC-CMM) and as a result the organization is provided with an actionable CSIRT/SOC improvement plan and CSIRT/SOC modernization activities. Depending on scope, the following areas could be assessed:
Experienced, qualified and certified cyber security experts perform the assessment, hence highest quality standards are guaranteed.
The service steps are:
The assessment results provide objective overview of team’s maturity (supported by issued certificate) and allow a well-informed decision making towards CSIRT/SOC improvement actions. NRD Cyber Security has carried out a number of maturity assessments the examples of which include, but are not limited to Peru and South Africa.
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